Film Poster Paintings from Ghana In the 1980s video cassette technology made it possible for “mobile cinema” operators in Ghana to travel from town to town and village to village creating temporary cinemas. The touring film group would create a theatre by hooking up a TV and VCR onto a portable generator and playing the films for the people to see. In order to promote these showings, artists were hired to paint large posters of the films (usually on used canvas flour sacks). Design Search Code Manual - Table of Contents - Introduction 1. The General Guidelines provide broad instructions and procedures for coding and interpreting the design search codes. 2. Each design search code is a numerical classification index that codifies design figurative elements into categories, divisions and sections.
New Horizons: Index?order=downlinkDate&page=1 The images posted at this website were taken by the LOng Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on the New Horizons spacecraft. LORRI is the most sensitive and highest resolution imager aboard New Horizons. In fact, it is one of the most sensitive and highest resolution imagers ever flown on a planetary mission. LORRI is comprised of a Ritchey-Chrétien telescope and a 1024 x 1024 pixel (optically active region) CCD detector operated in frame-transfer mode. The telescope has a 20.8 cm diameter primary mirror, a focal length of 262 cm, and a three lens field-flattening assembly (see Fig. 1). The location of LORRI on the New Horizons spacecraft is showing in Figure 2.
@ at MoMA Ray Tomlinson. @. 1971. Here displayed in ITC American Typewriter Medium, the closest approximation to the character used by a Model 33 Teletype in the early 1970s MoMA’s Department of Architecture and Design has acquired the @ symbol into its collection. It is a momentous, elating acquisition that makes us all proud.
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Art Reading Room [LACMA: Los Angeles County Museum of Art] The Reading Room is a special corner of lacma.org dedicated to catalogues and brochures of exhibitions past. These are out-of-print, hard-to-find publications available here in full for free. From a unique set of publications focused on the Southern California art scene to rare books about German Expressionism, modern art, Southeast Asian art, and more, the catalogues and brochures here reflect the depth and breadth of LACMA’s collection and exhibition history. Center for the Study of the Public Domain The Center for the Study of the Public Domain is proud to announce the publication of Theft! A History of Music. The book is a graphic novel (aka "comic book") laying out a 2000 year history of musical borrowing from Plato to rap. The comic, by James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins and the late Keith Aoki is available as a handsome 8.5 x 11″ paperback, and for free download under a Creative Commons license. Listen to co-author James Boyle discuss the comic on NPR’s The State of Things. Read what people are saying about the book: boing boing, DukeToday, Indy Weekly, Chronicle.
Simple Yet Stunning: How To Create Artwork with Illustrator’s Blend Tool With Adobe Illustrator CC’s Blend tool, it’s easy to turn two simple lines into a minimalistic yet intricate vector illustration. I was inspired by Italian artist Andrea Minini, who can make a menagerie with just a few lines. See his work in “Andrea Minini’s Artful Blending.” Step 1: Begin by drawing a petal that consists of two parts.
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Explore the amazing TEDxTalks video collection: 7,000+ videos, now findable News State of the X: Stats on TEDx and TEDxTalks in January The new feature “State of the X,” on the TEDx Tumblr, runs the numbers on TEDx and the great video coming from these worldwide independently produced events. To start — how many TEDx events happened in the past month? TEDx events by the numbers: January 77 TEDx events happened around the world 67 cities hosted one […]