Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state. Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. Among his lasting contributions are his writings on natural history and philosophy, where he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern-day environmentalism. Name pronunciation and physical appearance
sidewalk chalk guy sidewalk chalk guy «« back to gprime.net all material copyrighted by its original creator | Sergei Chernenko Sergei Chernenko works are compelling reflections of misticism that enter a realm of vibrant abstraction,intricate depiction,and incandescence.His canvases are filled with extraordinary figures and fantastic landscapes , illuminating a rich inner vision they characterise the unknown mysteries of existence and memorable vivid new worldsHis meticulous brushwork and brilliant use of light show an intimacy with Goya , Breugal,and Rembrandt, while the imaginative panorama of subject matter suggest the strong influenceof the more mystic surrealists , Bosch , Dali , and De Chirico. Eastern spiritualism and Western academic realism form the back bone for Sergei`s philosophical framework producing an alliance of spirit and substance.In the invisible borders of unfamiliar worlds , Sergei delves into the correlations of fear and joy, solitude and collision,eternal peace and perpetual movement.
Grayson Perry Born in Chelmsford Braintree College of Further Education, Art Foundation Course Portsmouth Polytechnic, Fine Art BA Lives and works in London 2004 Victoria Miro Gallery, London 16 Inspiring Examples of Retro and Vintage Elements in Web Design Sometimes it’s a texture, a type, a background image, a color scheme or even an icon. There are a lot of elements you can add to a web design to give it a retro or vintage feel. For this post, we’ve gathered a collection of sites that use this design style.
Howard Zinn Life and career Early life Zinn was born to a Jewish immigrant family in Brooklyn. Banksy tags LA As the 2011 Oscar ceremony approaches, speculation has been rife about whether anonymous British street artist Banksy will make an appearance. He's certainly been making his presence felt on the streets of LA. Take this twisted portrayal of Hollywood life that was found embellishing a poster on Sunset Boulevard.
20 More Interpretations Of The Last Supper. New For Easter 2011. ShareThis above: beautiful photographic depiction of just the hands from The Last Supper Since Jesus came back from the dead (according to some), so shall my post on interpretations of one of the world's most famous paintings, The Last Supper: In 2008, I wrote a post called "The Last Supper. And the one after that. And after that. Electrifying Photography Robert Buelteman uses high voltage photography Forget the notion of a reverent nature photographer tiptoeing through the woods, camera slung over one shoulder, patiently looking for perfect light. Robert Buelteman works indoors in total darkness, forsaking cameras, lenses, and computers for jumper cables, fiber optics, and 80,000 volts of electricity. This bizarre union of Dr. Frankenstein and Georgia O’Keeffe spawns photos that seem to portray the life force of his subjects as the very process destroys them.