Georgia O’Keeffe on the Art of Seeing. Georgia O’Keeffe, Red Canna, 1924.
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His best stories are masterpieces of the modern era, and his prose style is one of the most influential of the 20th century. Hemingway never wrote a treatise on the art of writing fiction. He did, however, leave behind a great many passages in letters, articles and books with opinions and advice on writing. Exploring the future beyond cyberpunk’s Neon and Noir — Quartzy. The Art Institute of Chicago. The Art Institute of Chicago Has Put 50,000 High-Res Images from Their Collection Online. The Art Institute of Chicago recently unveiled a new website design.
As part of their first design upgrade in 6 years, they have placed more than 52,000 high-resolution images from their collection online, available to all comers without restriction. Students, educators, and just regular art lovers might be interested to learn that we’ve released thousands of images in the public domain on the new website in an open-access format (52,438 to be exact, and growing regularly). Find it hard to make a big decision? Don't overthink it. Why is it that big, consequential life decisions – whether to have kids, marry a specific person, pursue one career path over another – can feel so agonising?
It seems like a stupid question. Obviously, it’s because they really matter. Yet, on closer inspection, that can’t be the whole story. All sorts of other decisions “really matter”, too: whether to seek medical help when you break your leg; whether to use an oven glove to handle an extremely hot dish; whether to park your car on a level crossing. Bunte Götter.
Hollywoodreporter. I'm Irish and I spent a year traveling the US — here are the 17 things that surprised me about day to day life. Plant-Loving Millennials at Home and at Work. When Summer Rayne Oakes’s roommate moved out of their apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, she was left with more than just a vacant bedroom.
“All of a sudden the apartment felt so cold and empty,” said Ms. Oakes, 33. “I needed to find a way to make the space feel warm and full of life again.” Her solution?
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I have been messing around with paper mache for over 50 years and up until a few months ago I always came back to the easiest paper mache recipes, using plain old white flour and water paste with torn strips of newspaper. How Real Is Breaking Bad - Lessons from an Ex Drug Kingpin. Breaking Bad's bloody blend of Bunsen burners and broken bodies has already won it critical acclaim and a committed fan base, but what we wanted to know is if the series, finishing its run in a few short weeks, has also managed to remain true to its depiction of the drug trade.
To find out, we decided to talk to a former drug kingpin. Cavario H. describes himself as a third-generation hustler and gangster. Growing up in New York City in the seventies, he had a front-row seat as heroin and crack took over the city's streets. Helvetica: How did one typeface conquer the world? 28 February 2014Last updated at 20:17 ET Magazine Monitor A collection of cultural artefacts Mike Parker who helped popularise Helvetica died this week.
You won't find a graphic designer who isn't familiar with the typeface (released in 1957 under its original name Neue Haas Grotesk). But Helvetica is one of the most well known typefaces among non-designers, too. Why is that asks graphic designer David Airey. Many people attribute its popularity to Apple, and Steve Jobs' decision to incorporate Helvetica into the Apple operating system. CGSociety Articles.url. Futuristic-airships-built-north-134844914.html.url. A British manufacturer hopes to build a fleet of airships for Yellowknife’s Discovery Air to supply remote communities and enterprises in the North, the two companies say.
The futuristic giant blimps from Hybrid Air Vehicles would cost $40 million each, Discovery Air Innovations, a Quebec-based subsidiary of Discovery Air, announced after signing a tentative deal with HAV. The aircraft use a mix of non-flammable helium and air power to fly and can land on almost any surface, HAV says on its website. Flatrock nz. Everything2. Subterranean History: Beautiful Abandoned NYC Subway Station. Subterranean History: Beautiful Abandoned NYC Subway Station Article by Delana, filed under Abandoned Places in the Architecture category.
As all urban exploration enthusiasts know, there are hidden wonders all around us – particularly in rich metropolitan landscapes like New York City. The City Hall subway stop is well-known to NYC history buffs, but until now it hasn’t been easy to catch a glimpse of this unique bit of New York. Recently, a change in Transit Authority rules have made it possible for anyone to see the long-abandoned station – as long as you don’t mind seeing it from a moving train. The City Hall station was meant to be the crown jewel in the city’s new subway system.