1. WI: Socialist Realism not made official art style of USSR

    I was reading up on the history of Soviet art, and a pretty obvious question came to me: what would it be like if the USSR never adopted the "Socialist Realist" art style as official, and therefore never suppressed alternative art styles? If you don't know, after the Russian revolution a variety...
  2. Cantra

    Flag Thread V

    The previous flag thread, listed here is dangerously closed to hitting the 500 page limit. I have created this one to function as the next flag thread when that time comes. The previous flag thread is linked here: Long live...
  3. AHC: Create a new Sub- or Microgenre

    I'm a bit interested in small obscure genres or subgenres, whether films, games, music, or literature. The goal of is to make up one of these, kind of like my Whateverpunk thread. Gathering Metal: A genre combining metal with indigenous american instruments, typically drums, and highly...
  4. What Would Norse Horror Media Look Like?

    Okay, so I was inspired by this wonderful video by leftist YouTuber and media analyst Renegade Cut, where he analyzes how the horror genre in the western world is heavily influenced by Christianity, often making copious implicit or even explicit Christian (typically Catholic) imagery, monsters...
  5. DBWI: Stanley Kubrick Never Makes "Napoleon"

    Stanley Kubrick's "Napoleon" swept the 1972 Academy Awards winning Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, and Best Actress for Audrey Hepburn - who came out of retirement to do the film. Starring Jack Nicholson as Napoleon, Hepburn as Josephine, and Malcolm...
  6. AH Artworks

    Much of this stuff was done for RvBOMally's work by myself, but I decided to post it here for the convenience of everyone.
  7. Andrew Boyd

    Top Museums Never Created

    This is essentially a spiritual successor to my Top Locomotives Never Built thread. Only now with museums ranging in subject from art to railroads or even video games. Go nuts.
  8. Evolution of art, philosophy and architecture without the world wars

    How would the pre ww1 artistic trends have developed without the disruption of the world wars? Would futurism become even more important? Does modernism still arise? What about art deco?
  9. DBWI: Hitler fails to get into art school.

    What if the legendary but controversial artist Hitler had failed to get into art school. I mean he only just scraped in. What effect would this have on artistic culture? What would of happened if he had gone into politics? If he had become chancellor?
  10. WotanArgead

    Need help - Alternative and Art of the 19th century.

    Good day. A friend of mine now writes a timeline, and he needs to sort out some cultural issues. I would like to know if anyone here understands the Art of the XIX century? I would be happy if anyone could help!
  11. AHC Make Eurythmy a standard and accepted part of performance art by our present day

    Eurythmy is a type of performance art, pioneered by Rudolf Steiner, an Anthroposophist, in which people are encouraged to respond to hearing particular lines of poetry, and/or riffs of music, with either contorted or gymnastics-like bodily movements in a group. This behavior supposedly has...
  12. Witch0Winter

    Witch0Winter's Artwork

    Yay, I have my own art thread now. Mostly gonna be maps. In fact, almost all maps. Enjoy. The Nation of Brotherly Love: 1808 The basic premise is that Philadelphia, rather than Washington D.C., becomes the nation's capital and largest city by the present day, leading a very pro-British and...
  13. Flag Thread IV

    The previous flag thread was closed due to having too many messages. It can be found here: The flag thread is dead. Long live the flag thread!