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banksy versus bristol museum 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!

Best Quotes of All Time It’s been three years since we shared our original list of some of the best quotes of all time, and we felt it was a good time for an update. We’ve added another 25 quotes for you. But these aren’t just any quotes. These are quotes designed to inspire. They’re motivational quotes that will hopefully get you thinking about your life, your work, or your dreams and how you can make these things better. I know quotes researched online often come in slightly different variations, so if you’ve heard another version of one of these, please share it with us in the comments. Here are our 25 new additions for our list of the best quotes of all time, including some submitted by our readers in response to the original list of best quotes, which you can still find below. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.” – Les Brown “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill “The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.” – Colin R. – Buddha

Patterns by Dan Funderburgh Dan Funderburgh is into patterns! When I stumbled across his works online, I experienced one of these happy moments when I actually manage to stop and look at things. After I send him a bunch of questions, I felt slightly reconfirmed finding a deep understanding and love for patterns in Dan’s reply. War&Piece for Ecko Unlimited Eventually, through positive encouragement and tutelage from creative directors Kimou Meyer and Pete Christopherson I built my portfolio with focus on patterns and illustrative type. silkscreen and spray paint on ceramic tiles inspired by patterns of the Middle East For my personal work this has led me away from strictly repeating patterns towards modular decorative elements. tile installation at the Riviera Gallery in Brooklyn detail of Middle East inspired contemporary tiles Is there a trick when it comes to designing more complex, un-symmetrical patterns? Death from Above pattern for Hellz Bellz Who is generally interested in your patterns? final wallpaper design

The Most Badass Tombstones Ever from Ace of Base 1. Looks like we all found a new hero 2. Deal with it, Red Coats 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. More Mount Merapi Photo – Borobudur Monument Wallpaper – National Geographic Pho... April 1, 2011 Photograph by Greg Shaw, My Shot This Month in Photo of the Day: Nature and Weather Photos On this day the sun rose directly behind the active Merapi, ”Fire Mountain,” highlighting the volcanic smoke which steadily streamed across the horizon from its uppermost region. Facing the mountain in the image is a sacred and latticed stupa of Borobudur Monument’s first upper terrace and an endearing statue of Buddha. Thick fog filled the forest and villages below, adding interesting artistic elements to the image. (This photo and caption was submitted to My Shot.) See more pictures of Indonesia »

When a photograph is not just a photograph !! Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face Colt + Rane Stefano Unterthiner Photography : Animals Face to Face Captivating Examples of Silhouette Photography - Smashing Magazine Advertisement Silhouette photography is a wonderful way to convey drama, mystery, emotion and mood in a picture. A silhouette is defined as a view of an object or a scene consisting of the outline and a featureless interior, with the silhouetted object usually being black. The key to taking a silhouette picture would be to: choose a strong subject with a defined and recognizable shape; turn off your flash to have as little light on the front of your subject as possible; get the light right by having more light shining from the background than the foreground; frame your image so that the brightest light source is behind your subject; and make sure the silhouette shapes are distinct and uncluttered by making subjects recognizable and keeping multiple subjects separate. Below are some truly amazing examples of silhouette photography. You may want to take a look at the following related posts: 30 Captivating Silhouette Photos Bogantropuz Laura Kok Lostchildclothing Sprintist Dominika M. Juxxo Phil