Earth: Landscapes That Will Blow Your Mind - StumbleUpon “We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it” (Lawrence Durrell). Presenting a collection of some of the most amazing shots we’ve came across. Stay tuned in for more of these in the future. Evil Forces by Skarphedinn Thrainsson Paper Art - 100 Extraordinary Examples of Paper Art Paper art can be traced back to Japan, where it originated over a thousand years ago. From complex paper cutting to book carving, this is an ever expanding area of design that is hardly talked about. These intricate paper designs grace museums and exauhibitions throughout the world and is becoming yet another exciting medium of expression for many designers. Some of the artists featured here use simple materials, such as A4 printing papeel, while others resort to unexpected materials, such as actual books, as their prime materials. In this article, we’ll take a look at 13 remarkable artists and showcase their truly amazing pieces of paper art. Peter Callesen
50 Anime You Must See What is anime? Put simply it is Japan’s cartoon industry, and its range demonstrates how little Western animation has scratched the surface. Anime is not just for kids, but that doesn’t mean it’s brimming with sex and violence (although some undoubtedly has plenty of that). Anime is proof that any genre can be animated, from fantasy, to sci-fi, to crucially, everyday drama. And animation can capture nuance and emotion often lost in live action. With the release onto Blu-ray of Evangelion 1.11 – You Are (Not) Alone we have collected 50 great anime you really have to see, and yep, Evangelion 1.11 is in there.
10 Talented Painters Immense talent is exhibited in the works of 10 of our favorite artists.Alex Roulette Originally from Columbus, OH and now lives in Brooklyn, NY. Received a BFA in Painting with a minor in Graphic Design from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2009. Lu Cong Lu Cong is a contemporary American portrait artist. He is regarded by many as one of the most distinctive young artists to recently emerge from the American West. His paintings center around the faces of his carefully chosen subjects.
Spacewalk - the blue sky below us Blue BathSTS-116 Mission Specialists Robert L. Curbeam, Jr. (left) and Christer Fuglesang participate in the first of the mission’s three planned sessions of extravehicular activity as construction resumes on the International Space Station. Spacewalks – Blue Sky: 2006 credit: NASA Breathtaking views of Spacewalks with our blue planet below. Book Of Art January 18th, 2011 Books of Art by Isaac Salazar, a simple idea well executed. found at ffffound
8 Secrets From the Wonderful World of Disney 1. There Are Human Remains in the Haunted Mansion The Haunted Mansion ride at Disneyland is one of the scariest places in the park, but not for the reasons you’d expect. In his 1994 book Mouse Tales , former Disney employee David Koenig tells the story of a tourist group that requested a little extra time on the ride so they could hold a quick memorial for a 7-year-old boy. Disney gave the family permission, but it turns out, the memorial was only half their plan. Sally Mann Pictures Sally Mann X CLOSE 1: Elle a aussi, rare occasion, travaillé plusieurs mois dans le Yucatan : autre vigueur végétale,... Sally Mann photographs by Sally Mann Since I’ve taken up photography full time, I have immersed myself in the... Sally Mann Commemorative Postage Stamp copyright Ted Orland.
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Visit Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass at the MFA "Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass" has closed. The video is no longer available. Visit other exhibitions at the MFA The "World's Largest" Stop Motion Animation Was Created With A Nokia N8 Less than a year after making the world’s smallest animation, Nokia just ticked off that large, lurking item on the to-do list: conjuring the world’s largest stop motion animation. The new film, Gulp, tells the simple story of a fisherman who gets swallowed by a larger predator. It was shot entirely with the Nokia N8 phone. “Strapping the device to a 40-meter high cherry picker on a massive expanse of beach with gale force winds seemed like a good challenge for the smartphone,” says David Bruno, a creative at Wieden + Kennedy London which created the spot along with directing team Sumo Science, from animation studio Aardman, and sand artist Jamie Wardley, from sand and ice sculpture specialists, Sand in Your Eye. Sumo Science, aka Ed Patterson and Will Studd, director of photography Toby Howell and Wardley, literally fought time and tides over the five-day shoot to complete the painstaking animation process before the sea wiped out their efforts. Watch the Making of Gulp below.
Pierre Huyghe (b. 1962, Paris. Lives and works in Paris.) Pierre Huyghe was educated at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Graphiques et Décoratifs. Huyghe has had numerous international solo exhibitions at such venues as the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2013); the Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico (2012); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain and The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (2010); Tate Modern, London, England (2006); Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden and the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (2005); the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2003); the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2001); the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2000); and the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1998).
100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body - Global One TV - StumbleUpon The Brain The human brain is the most complex and least understood part of the human anatomy. There may be a lot we don’t know, but here are a few interesting facts that we’ve got covered. Immense paper cut tapestries by Tomoko Shioyasu (click for detail) Japanese artist Tomoko Shioyasu was born in Osaka in 1981 and majored in sculpture at the Kyoto City University of Arts. Her immense floor-to-ceiling tapestries are meticulously cut by hand from enormous sheets of paper using utility knives and soldering irons. Her work evokes some of nature’s most complex creations: the organic patterns of cells, the flow of water, and the forces of wind. How these are hung without tearing seems nearly impossible.