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A u d r e y * k a w a s a k i. Photography. - StumbleUpon. 10 Inspiring Photo Galleries on Street Photography. Awe Inspiring Street Photographs from some of the big names in this genre. This is a special list and We hope to bring you such great & promising content in the future too. A certain brand of photographs, a simple set of uniformity or a relevant theme would make street photographs look much better. This is such specific collection of theme based content.

The Magical Streets Of Raghu Rai’s India Fascinating feel & warmth of India through some stellar street photographs. Raghu Rai, a legendary photographer from India shares some of the unique moments in this photographs. . © Raghu Rai / Magnum Photos The Suffering of Light by Alex Webb Suffering of light, very well titled photographs are some of the incredible creations of Alex Webb.

. © Alex Webb / Magnum Photos Life’s A Beach by Martin Parr If life is a beach, this is the most beautiful book you will come across with every aspect of street photography written all over it. . © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos Street Photography Gallery by Maciej Dakowicz. Graphic. Tom Beddard Grows Fractals Into Works of Art.

You may not know what fractals are, mathematically speaking, but you know what they look like: tangled, crenelated forms bending and burbling in on themselves into infinity in a geometric, yet weirdly organic way. Generating fractal images is more like exploration than design -- and Tom Beddard explores an entire "fractal planet" in the video below. Beddard completed a PhD in laser physics before moving into web development and design. "I'm interested in how equations and formulas can be used to create interesting, unpredictable imagery," he tells Co.Design.

Fractals are the quintessential example of this kind of generative art, but exploring their contours can be difficult on a desktop computer because of all the heavy math required to render them visually. "Traditionally with fractal generation, you have to wait seconds or minutes for the image to appear," Beddard says. Tweak one aspect of the math, and the changes are dramatic: Minimalist Posters Of Disney Films. Others. 9li.

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Making Good Design Decisions. There’s a popular misconception that NASA spent millions in a failed attempt to create a space pen while the Russians just used pencils. The implication is that good design is simple in the sense that it is simplistic or obvious. Simple design is often simple for the user but complicated for the creator.

They really do use pens in space. It turns out pencils don’t perform well in space because wood and lead shavings in a zero-gravity, oxygen-rich environment can be dangerous for both fire and as debris. “The secret to the space pen is in the cartridge. Simple solutions to tricky design problems are often non-obvious, like redesigning ink to work with a pressurized cartridge. Goals Design is the process of creating a solution that balances the goals of both the user and the creator. Inputs Inputs refer to information we view as valid for informing design decisions; we use product vision, analysis, metrics, user studies and implementation considerations.

Vision Analysis Product Metrics Plan. Interior Design | Inspiration Explosion: The Cure for Creative Block (Advertising, Architecture, Business Card, Fashion, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Logo, Photography, Typography, Web Design Inspiration)

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War Art by US Soldiers. It is often said that art reflects the experiences of the artist and, if that's the case, I pray that these paintings and drawings are the closest that you ever get to what these artists have seen. Humanism. PubHist - Publications on (Art) History. Burgonet. Armor of Henry II of France. The Killer Mobile Device for Victorian Women.

Adrift in a sea of digital apps for every imaginable function, we often feel our needs are met better today than in any previous era. But consider the chatelaine, a device popularized in the 18th century that attached to the waist of a woman’s dress, bearing tiny useful accessories, from notebooks to knives. In many ways chatelaines provided better access to such objects than we have today: How often have you searched for your keys or cell phone at the bottom of a cavernous bag? “Certainly, they clanked; when they moved, the chatelaine would’ve made a lot of noise.”

Like a customized Swiss Army knife, a chatelaine provided its wearer with exactly the tools she needed closest at hand. We recently spoke with collector Genevieve Cummins, co-author of the book “Chatelaines: Utility to Glorious Extravagance,” about the forgotten history of chatelaines. Top: A sterling silver chatelaine complete with a whistle, folding buttonhook, coin purse, vinaigrette, and thimble bucket. Helmet. Armor of Henry II of France.

"Junon" Maria-Luisa (dite Coré) World, 500-1000 A.D. Explore Modern Art. We Are Light-Eaters: The Unearthly Art of James Turrell. GABRIEL DAWE - Installations art pack vol.1. GABRIEL DAWE – website ShareThis Copy and Paste. First Drafts: The Bay Lights. A Cathedral Made from 55,000 LED Lights. The Luminarie De Cagna is an imposing cathedral-like structure that was recently on display at the 2012 Light Festival in Ghent, Belgium. The festival was host to almost 30 exhibitions including plenty of 3D projection mapping, fields of luminous flowers, and a glowing phone booth aquarium, however with 55,000 LEDs and towering 28 meters high the Luminarie De Cagna seems to have stolen the show. ( via stijn coppens, sacha vanhecke, sector271) I see the light.

Traffic Lights Turn Fog into Colorful Visions. Stunning String Artwork. Wednesday, 28 September 2011 GreenMuze Staff Artwork by Janet Echelman. American artist Janet Echelman creates, using simple string sculptures, stunningly beautiful works of art that are designed to respond and interact with the forces of nature such as wind, water and light. Utilizing traditional net-weaving methods and creating colorful manufactured ethereal clouds; the renowned artist recently gave a lecture at TED 2011 on “Taking Imagination Seriously”.

Her string net sculptures have been exhibited around the world, and the artist works in both permanent and impermanent art forms. Upcoming projects include reconfiguring the Dilworth Plaza in front of Philadelphia City Hall into a vibrant garden of colourful string-mist. “ Experiential in nature, the result is sculpture that shifts from being an object you look at, to something you can get lost in,” explains the TED’s website. Visit: Via TedTalks. Aseriesofsmallthings.com.

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Cartoon. The Freedom Tunnel - New York, NY : citynoise.org. New York, NY - Peter - Monday, June 9th, 2008 : goo [previous] :: [next] This is the north entrance to the Freedom Tunnel , on the west side of Manhattan in Harlem. I could go on and on describing this place, its contents and meaning, but I'll let the photos speak for themselves. More reading here, though: Freedom Tunnel Just inside the tunnel, looking north towards the entrance, early morning sunlight just starting to stream in. It was a hot day in NYC, but in the tunnel, it was much, much cooler, less humid, and filled with an atmosphere of dark, still, dead air... I carried a tripod in order to avoid using the tell-tale flash.

This was a small area that led nowhere, as if an area made so trackworkers of yore would have a place to eat their lunches or avoid oncoming trains... As the day progressed and the sun rose, beams of light began to illuminate the tunnel, streaming in from the gratings in the sidewalks of Riverside Park (Manhattan) More portraits by Pape... A Barry McGee piece... Wow! FAILE. WHORANGE. A few years ago i attended an uh-mazing banksy exhibition in downtown los angeles and have been eagerly awaiting the elusive graffiti artist's return. alas, mr. bansky choose instead to set up his latest wares in new york and bristol. on june 13th, banksy's largest exhibition entitled "banksy versus bristol museum" was unveiled at the bristol city museum. it features more than 100 of banksy's works mixed amongst the museum's permanent collection (including a mouse with a backpack tucked inside of a natural history case. someone, please send me a picture!

Check out the mouse here. thanks, matt, more the picture!). On opening day, a line of eager fans snaked around the corner, waiting more than an hour for admission. and finally, a picasso banksy WHORANGE philosophy... {images via art of the state, nikolaasB, and the guardian uk.} UPDATE! This is what happens when you give graffiti artists an abandon warehouse and an unlimited amount of paint.

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- StumbleUpon. Drawing. M.C. Escher - Gallery. Painting. The 101 Most Important Painters of all time. Artist A to Z | Explore the paintings. Painters I Should Have Known About (008) Stanhope Forbes. This months’s Mystery Painter is Stanhope Alexander Forbes, founder of the Newlyn School of painters, who lived a long and productive life between 1857 and 1947.

This picture shows Florence Munnings (known as Blote), wife of the successful and famous painter Sir Alfred Munnings who lived close to Stanhope Forbes. Later on in the same year that this picture was painted, the model took her own life. Through The Looking Glass Circa 1914 I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that I knew next to nothing about Stanhope Forbes until very recently. I think I’d deliberately dismissed all the art produced by the Cornish painters from St Ives and Newlyn during the first half of the 20th Century from my mind, and written it off as “Provincial”. What a mistake. Self Portrait Here’s Stanhope Forbes’ self portrait. Flipped Self Portrait This particular self portrait looked disgustingly dirty, so I’ve taken a liberty and brightened it up a bit too. Back to our subject: Stanhope Forbes was born in Dublin in 1857. Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Pieter Bruegel (Brueghel) the Elder (/ˈbrɔɪɡəl/;[1] Dutch: [ˈpitəɾ ˈbɾøːɣəl]; c. 1525 – 9 September 1569) was a Flemish Renaissance painter and printmaker known for his landscapes and peasant scenes (so called genre painting).

He is sometimes referred to as the "Peasant Bruegel. " From 1559 he dropped the 'h' from his name and signed his paintings as Bruegel. Life[edit] He received the nickname 'Peasant Bruegel' or 'Bruegel the Peasant' for his practice of dressing up like a peasant in order to socialize at weddings and other celebrations, thereby gaining inspiration and authentic details for his genre paintings.

Historical background[edit] Bruegel was born at a time of extensive change in Western Europe. At this time, the Netherlands was divided into seventeen provinces, some of which wanted separation from the Catholic Church, which controlled the provinces from their bastion in Spain. The Spanish monarch, Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, passed the Edict of Blood in 1550. Subjects[edit]

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