Marcel Duchamp was born today in 1887. The title of this artwork is an instruction to the viewer: To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour. The experience is said to produce a hallucinatory effect.
[Marcel Duchamp. To Be Looked at (from the Other Side of the Glass) with One Eye, Close to, for Almost an Hour. Buenos Aires 1918.]
E. A. Seguy, Insects, 1928. The complete work via NYPL
1920 - 1950 kimonos, Japan. Mostly meisen silk. LACMA
Christopher Dresser, Studies in Design, 1876. Design for central ornament of a ceiling. Style arabian. This would be painted upon the flat surface, and not cast in relief. Via NYPL.
Suprematist Painting (with Black Trapezium and Red Square), 1915