Download 422 Free Art Books from The Metropolitan Museum of Art You could pay $118 on Amazon for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s catalog The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. Or you could pay $0 to download it at MetPublications, the site offering “five decades of Met Museum publications on art history available to read, download, and/or search for free.” If that strikes you as an obvious choice, prepare to spend some serious time browsing MetPublications’ collection of free art books and catalogs. You may remember that we featured the site a few years ago, back when it offered 397 whole books free for the reading, including American Impressionism and Realism: The Painting of Modern Life, 1885–1915; Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomical Drawings from the Royal Library; and Wisdom Embodied: Chinese Buddhist and Daoist Sculpture in The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Secret Fore-Edge Paintings Revealed in Early 19th Century Books at the University of Iowa Autumn by Robert Mudie / Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa Winter by Robert Mudie / Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa Spring by Robert Mudie / Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa Summer by Robert Mudie / Special Collections & University Archives at the University of Iowa COLLARBONES At midnight AEST our first new song since 2012 will be dropping somewhere on the internet. Set an alarm and Google it when the time comes. #BURNOUT Travis Cook has brought invaluable skills to the Collarbones table, however creative differences mean that he no longer finds this project as interesting as he once did.
The Gifts Of Life iconographyblog: Andreea Diaconu | Photography by Lachlan Bailey | For Vogue Magazine France | May 2015 Retrofuturs littlehorrorshop: Renée Adorée in The Show, 1927 (via labelleotero) 10 stunning images show the beauty hidden in pi Saturday -- March 14, 2015, or 3/14/15 -- marks an extremely nerdy holiday. It is the official celebration of π, the magical, mathematical and infinite constant that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. For any circle you can imagine, if you divide the distance around the circle by the distance across it, you will get pi, or 3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993751058209749 445923078164062862089986280348253421170679821480865132823066 470938446095505822317253594081284811174502841027019385… We could keep going, but you get the picture.
These Are Not Real Cars, Just a Mind-Bending Optical Illusion Professional model maker and photographer Michael Paul Smith spent the last 25 years making miniature vehicles and photographing them, set in a fictional 1950s American town called Elgin Park. His models are so detailed that when placed in miniature dioramas and photographed using forced perspective, you'll think that they are real vehicles. Continue reading for more. [Source]
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