First up, possibly my favorite painting in the entire world, Rembrandt’s Pallas Athena. I’m well aware that many people think it may not be by Rembrandt himself, but like, whatthefuckever, the painting stands on its own two feet, or would if it had feet instead of a frame. Rembrandt would look at that and say “God, I wish I’d painted that,” I mean, assuming he did not:
Could it rock any harder? I mean, really.
Next up, this very 21st-Century image from the Guardian of a newly-graduated Iraqi policewoman firing at a target.