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Saturday Open Thread

Guernica by Pablo Picasso

The Basque city of Guernica was bombed by the Luftwaffe on this date in 1937 during the Spanish Civil War

Monday Open Thread

The Battle of San Jacinto by Henry Arthur McArdle (1895)

On this date in 1836 The Army of the Republic of Texas defeated the Mexican Army and captured General Santa Anna. Remember Goliad! Remember the Alamo!

Easter Open Thread

The Resurrection of Christ by Rembrandt van Rijn

Holy Saturday Open Thread

The Harrowing of Hell — Bruegel

Good Friday Open Thread

Ecce Homo by Antonio Ciseri (1871)

Monday Open Thread

Christ Curses the Fig Tree, Woodcut by Urs Graf (Swiss)

Palm Sunday Open Thread

Christ’s Entry Into Jerusalem by Albrecht Durer

Thursday Open Thread

Life line by Winslow Homer

Monday Open Thread

Massacre at Chios by Eugene Delacroix

On this date in 1822 Turkish forces massacred Greeks on Chios during the Greek War for Independence. After the Turks were finished, the island’s population of 120,000 had dwindled to a mere 2,000.

Sunday Open Thread

Snap O’ the Whip by Winslow Homer