The Crystal Gazer (or The Magic Crystal, 1904) by Gertrude Käsebier.
Once again the annual review of artists/designers/photographers featured in the weekend posts arrives at the beginning of the new year rather than the end of the old. Scroll down to see what caught my attention over the past twelve months.
We Are The Water – Snow Drawings Project, Colorado (2014) by Sonja Hinrichsen with 50 volunteers.
Le Palais des Merveilles, 1907 – 1927 – 1960 by Clovis Trouille.
The Three Witches (2014) by Lorena Carvalho.
Shadows (1974) by Pawel Nolbert & Lukasz Murgrabia, one of three images recreating Francis Bacon’s Triptych–August 1972.
Forget Me Not (no date) by Caitlin Hackett.
From Out Here by The Advisory Circle on Ghost Box Records. Design by Julian House.
Untitled (2007) by Remko van Drongelen.
White, Red and Black (1949) by Marlow Moss.
A Follower by Jason Grim.
Fly (2012, detail) by Zhao Na.
Zona: concept art by Alex Andreyev for a planned TV series based on Roadside Picnic by Arkady & Boris Strugatsky.
Step Up (2014) by Angelica Paez.
A self-portrait by Nadia Wicker from her Projectie series.
Untitled (Penny Arcade Portrait of Lauren Bacall) (1946) by Joseph Cornell.
Untitled painting by Aleksandra Waliszewska.
Grendel Monster (2013) by Anna & Elena Balbusso.
Le Petit Journal, June 16, 1912. Via Beautiful Century.
Why Do The Heathen Rage? (2014) by The Soft Pink Truth. Cover art by Mavado Charon.
Julian House artwork for Other Voices, a new singles series on the Ghost Box label. Other Voices 01 is a collaboration between Sean O’Hagan of the High Llamas and Jon Brooks of The Advisory Circle.
San Francisco Sound (1967). Art by Wallace Studio, Seattle.
No Tears for the Creatures of the Night (2005) by Will Munro.
Poster for the recent Ballard-themed Only Connect Festival of Sound in Oslo. Design by Non-Format.
Secret Bloom (2014) by Natalie Shau.
Crashing Diseases And Incurable Airplanes (2014) by USA Out Of Vietnam. Artwork by Amy Torok.
Soundcarriers poster by Julian House.
Nova Express (2014) by Paul Komoda.
King’s Cloak (2012) by Alice Lin.
Figuras Miticas: Bailarin II (1954) by Leonora Carrington.
An illustration by John Kettelwell for The Story of Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp (1928).
Untitled etching by Etsuko Fukaya, 2005.
Follow the Leader (London, 2011) by Isaac Cordal.
Bum (1966) by Pauline Boty.
Cochemare (1810) by Jean Pierre Simon. One of 100,000 high-resolution images now available from Wellcome Images.
Untitled painting (c. 1920–1933) by Ethel le Rossignol depicting “the Sphere of the Spirit”. An exhibition of Ethel le Rossignol’s channelled paintings takes place at the Horse Hospital, London, next month.
Untitled glass sculpture by Richard Roberts.