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ZIIBRA // Home. Our Story. 100 Ideas That Changed Art. By Maria Popova From cave paintings to the internet, or how art and cultural ideology shape one another.

100 Ideas That Changed Art

On the heels of yesterday’s 100 Ideas That Changed Photography comes 100 Ideas That Changed Art (public library) — a succinct account of the most influential developments in the history of art, from cave paintings to the internet, compiled by art historian and broadcaster Michael Bird. From conceptual innovations like negative space (#98), color codes (#33), and street art (#94) to landmarks of communication like making books (#21), propaganda (#12), and handwriting (#24) to ideological developments like “less is more” (#30), protest (#79), and the body as surface (#9), each idea is contextualized in a 500-word essay with key visual examples.

Bird writes in the introduction: What does it mean to ‘change art’? Polykleitos was credited with 'the idea that statues should stand firmly on one leg only.' Images and captions courtesy of Laurence King. 29 Disney Animal Characters As Anime Humans by Chaico.


Exactitudes® Ukiyo. El ukiyo (浮世, «mundo flotante»[1] ?)


Es el nombre con el que se describe un estilo de vida urbano, principalmente de tipo hedonista que se desarrolló durante el período Edo de la historia de Japón. La cultura del «mundo flotante» se desarrolló en Yoshiwara, un Distrito rojo en Edo (hoy Tokio) que contaba con permiso para operar del shogunato, en donde existían gran cantidad de burdeles, casa de té chashitsu y teatros de kabuki, lugares que frecuentaban los chōnin, miembros de la creciente clase comerciante de la época. .facebook 1405731810843. Iris Scans And Reincarnation: The Science And Spirituality Behind "I Origins" "I generate constantly," says Mike Cahill, the filmmaker who put a thoughtful spin on the sci-fi genre with Another Earth three years ago and who now re-teams with star Brit Marling on the new science-themed drama I Origins.

Iris Scans And Reincarnation: The Science And Spirituality Behind "I Origins"

"I have this document on my computer called 'The Journal of Ideas.' Anything I ever come up with, I put it in there and when certain elements come together to give a project weight and momentum and movement, I'll explore it further. 12 Predictions for the Year 2000 from a 19th-Century German Chocolate Company. Right around the same time that French postcards were predicting lots of aerial and aquatic activities in the year 2000 as part of the 1900 Paris World's Fair, a German chocolate company decided to get in on the future-telling business with a crafty marketing campaign.

12 Predictions for the Year 2000 from a 19th-Century German Chocolate Company

For a short time, Theodore Hildebrand and Son chocolate company slipped colorful cards depicting theoretical life in the year 2000 into boxes of their sweets. Altogether, 12 such cards were produced, predicting how a range of activities would get upgraded for the 21st Century. 1. Police with X-Ray It's unclear from the picture how an x-ray camera of sorts would factor into crime-fighting. 2. What's a vision of the future without some personal flying machines? 3. The Ghostly Beauty Of Abandoned Soviet Ruins. British photographer Rebecca Litchfield specializes in finding beauty in ruined architecture.

The Ghostly Beauty Of Abandoned Soviet Ruins

For her latest book, Soviet Ghosts, she took a trip through the abandoned and decaying buildings of Eastern Europe, from eastern Germany to Chernobyl to Estonia. Her eerie photos, devoid of signs of recent human life, depict sites rarely seen by Western eyes, like a Russian tuberculosis hospital, the inside of the Buzludzha monument—a spaceship-shaped building erected in communist Bulgaria in the 1970s—or the Tuefelsberg spy station where American spies gathered intelligence on East Germany during the Cold War.

Along the way, Litchfield surreptitiously visited heavily guarded and secret locales where she was not always received warmly. After she and her guides were caught trying to photograph a top-secret radar station, they were interrogated at a Russian military base for 10 hours and accused of being spies. BELLEZA, EROTISMO Y POESÍA. La diseñadora Andrea Pimentel nos presenta Botica Lingerie, una firma de lencería en la que erotismo, poesía y delicadeza se entrelazan.


“El derroche de lo bello, lo sutil de la decadencia…", como ella misma nos comenta. A Short History Of Typewriter Art. One quality that seems to define humanity isn't just its compulsion to create art, but to create art in the most impractical ways.

A Short History Of Typewriter Art

For proof, look no further than Typewriter Art: A Modern Anthology, by graphic designer Barrie Tullett. It's a visual history of more than 100 years during which artists have used their typewriters not to write words, but to create graphic art. Most Internet-savvy readers are familiar with ASCII art, in which letters, numbers, and other alpha-numeric characters are laid out to resemble pictures. A smiley face emoticon is a very simple kind of ASCII art, but so is this stunning monochrome recreation of the Mona Lisa. 40 originales dedicatorias de libros.

Dedicar un libro es un arte en sí.

40 originales dedicatorias de libros

Photographer Captures Everyday Life In France From Above. We love sneaky glimpses into other people's lives, which is why we've been known to trawl real estate listings of the extraordinarily wealthy.

Photographer Captures Everyday Life In France From Above

Now, a new series by French photographer Florian Beaudenon takes that up a notch by featuring people caught from above, and inside, as they go about their daily lives. What We'll All Look Like In 2060. Photographer Cyjo's "Mixed Blood" portraits make a frank, sweeping statement about the evolution of ethnic identity--and in particular, the melting-pot that is our families.

What We'll All Look Like In 2060

Taken from 2010 to 2013 in New York and Beijing, these photographs reveal how the average person is likely to look in the future. What are we, then, if we don't hew to the traditional cultural and visual cues we've longed allowed to define us? How Much Is Your Face Worth? This Camera Lets You Put A Price On It.