A Conversation with Ursula von Rydingsvard I first heard of Ursula von Rydingsvard from my friend Jane Rosen. "She's a great artist," she told me. "You should interview her." But Ursula lives in New York and I had my hands full in the Bay Area. It didn't seem likely to happen. Stunning Collection of Abstract Art Paintings Top Home » Illustration • Inspiration » Stunning Collection of Abstract Art Paintings Abstract art is an interesting form of art that makes use of visual language of form, color and line. These elements create an interesting work of art that stays alive with a scale of independence from visual references in the world. We have collected some dazzling examples of abstract art and paintings by the world famous artists. Life Magnified: A Gallery of Macro Photos The National Institute of Health (NIH) has launched a Web companion to the 2014 exhibit at Washington Dulles International Airport entitled Life: Magnified. The exhibit displays scientific images showing cells and other scenes of life magnified by as much as 50,000 times. Most of the colors in these images do not occur in nature. Rather, they are the result of chemical dyes or graphic design programs that allow scientists to study selected structures within a cell. Developing nerve cells. HIV (yellow) infecting a human cell.
Art21 . Ursula von Rydingsvard Marina Abramović was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1946. A pioneer of performance as a visual art form, Abramović has used her body as both subject and medium of her performances to test her... Robert Adams was born in Orange, New Jersey, in 1937. His refined black-and-white photographs document scenes of the American West of the past four decades, revealing the impact of human activity on... Ai Weiwei was born in Beijing, China in 1957. An outspoken human rights activist, Ai was arrested by Chinese authorities in April 2011 and held incommunicado for three months. Russ Mills - Works - <Page 1 of 6> Indiesart .com Daily illustrations and graphic stuff for alternative art lovers Russ Mills<< Back to artist's profile Works <Page 1 of 6> Chaim Soutine Chaïm Soutine (January 13, 1893 – August 9, 1943) was a French painter of Belarusian Jewish origin. Soutine made a major contribution to the expressionist movement while living in Paris. Inspired by classic painting in the European tradition, exemplified by the works of Rembrandt, Chardin and Courbet, Soutine developed an individual style more concerned with shape, color, and texture over representation, which served as a bridge between more traditional approaches and the developing form of Abstract Expressionism.
Ashley Bickerton’s Sad Anthropologists « Boldizar.com Reprinted from C-Arts Magazine, July 2010. “The purpose of poetry is to remind us how difficult it is to remain just one person.” —Czeslaw Milosz snowce Henri Dauman, Brigitte Bardot Sophie Ristelhueber, Aftermath: Kuwait, 1991 Cy Twombly, Petals Of Fire, 1989 Egon Schiele, Seated Nude Girl with Shirt over Her Head, 1910 Illustrations of Bluebeard Below is a list of the illustrations available for Bluebeard. Click on the image to see all of the illustrator's work for the tale as well as larger versions of the illustrations. Illustrations by John Batten Click here to see other tales illustrated by John Batten. Illustration by Otto Brausewetter Illustrations by Harry Clarke
Frankfurt Exhibition dates: 26th September 2012 – 20th January, 2013 Many thankx to the Städel Museum for allowing me to publish the reproductions of the artwork in the posting. Please click on the photographs for a larger version of the image. Henryk Siemiradzki Henryk Hektor Siemiradzki (24 October 1843 – 23 August 1902) was a Polish 19th-century painter active in the period of foreign Partitions of Poland, and best remembered for his monumental Academic art. He was particularly known for his depictions of scenes from the ancient Graeco-Roman world and the New Testament, owned by national galleries of Poland, Russia and Ukraine. Many of his paintings depict scenes from antiquity, often the sunlit pastoral scenes or compositions presenting the lives of early Christians. He also painted biblical and historical scenes, landscapes, and portraits. His best-known works include monumental curtains for the Lviv (Lwów) Theatre of Opera and for the Juliusz Słowacki Theatre in Kraków (below).
Lady Godiva Godiva (/ɡəˈdaɪvə/; Old English: Godgifu), known as Lady Godiva, was an 11th-century Anglo-Saxon noblewoman who, according to a legend dating back at least to the 13th century, rode naked through the streets of Coventry in order to gain a remission of the oppressive taxation imposed by her husband on his tenants. The name "Peeping Tom" for a voyeur originates from later versions of this legend in which a man named Tom had watched her ride and was struck blind or dead. Historical figure Lady Godiva statue by Sir William Reid Dick unveiled at midday on 22 October 1949 in Broadgate, Coventry, a £20,000 gift from Mr W.