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the new shelton wet/dry Tragedy, ecstasy, doom, and so on { One man’s nearly three-decade quest to authenticate a potential Mark Rothko painting purchased at auction for $319.50 plus tax has turned up convincing evidence in the work’s favor, but the experts seem unlikely to issue a ruling. Rothko expert David Anfam, who published the artist’s catalogue raisonné in 1998, has been familiar with Himmelfarb’s painting since the late 1980s. The scholar even discovered a black-and-white photograph of the work in the archives held by Rothko’s family, but still declined to include the work in his book. | Art net | full story } When I wake up in the afternoon, which it pleases me to do What do you want to hear first: Good news or bad news?

Ten Top Images on Archinect's "Architect Sure!" Pinterest Board anchor Rhike Park - Music Theatre and Exhibition Hall in Tbilisi, Georgia by Studio Fuksas In case you haven't checked out Archinect's Pinterest boards in a while, we have compiled ten recently pinned images from outstanding projects on various Archinect Firm and People profiles.(Tip: use the handy FOLLOW feature to easily keep up-to-date with all your favorite Archinect profiles!)Today's top images (in no particular order) are from the board Architect Sure!. ↑ Chinguacousy Park Redevelopment in Brampton, Canada by MacLennan Jaunkalns Miller Architects (MJMA)(Cover pic: Rhike Park - Music Theatre and Exhibition Hall in Tbilisi, Georgia by Studio Fuksas)Click here to see more "Ten Top Images on Archinect's Pinterest Boards" posts.Wanna be included in one of the next roundups?

THE MADE SHOP And so the perception – on both sides of the Atlantic – takes hold that racism is not a system of discrimination planted by history, nourished by politics and nurtured by economics, in which some groups face endemic disadvantage – it’s about ignorant old people getting caught saying mean things. By privileging these episodes – outrageous as they are – racism is basically reduced to the level of a private, individual indiscretion made public. The scandal becomes not that racism exists but that anyone would be crass enough to articulate it so brazenly.

design:related gallery CW Pencil Enterprise opens a shop just for pencils in Manhattan. Psycho Analysis of Dreams book cover designBy Matt Windsor with Mal Croft Floral AlphabetBy Jordan Kay Phillip Bumper Sticker Liberalism book jacket designBy Christopher Tobias Kommunikation/Komunikacija Swiss Red Cross posterBy Pablo Berger the art of Sun Yeo Bas Princen Rotterdam-based photographer Bas Princen was first trained as an architect, before earning a reputation for documenting the vast structures and spaces he might once have helped create. With his photographs of giant construction sites and apparently absurd human artefacts he describes the oddity of human ‘civilisations’. ‘I go out to find photographs in which the artificial and the natural take each other’s forms and in which one is unable to see if things are being constructed or destroyed.

Designcloud Spector by Fiana O’Leary As her graduation project from the Royal College of Art, designer Fiona O’Leary invented a device that scans and identifies typeface and colours — beaming the samples directly to a nearby computer or storing the information for later. While currently only a prototype, it’s clear that Spector could become wildly popular with graphic designers and typophiles. Wired referred to it as “Shazam for fonts” but also pointed out that one major obstacle in its development may lie in its ability to aid in design theft. Check out the video of it in action below. (via booooooom) impossible architecture by filip dujardin jan 02, 2013 impossible architecture by filip dujardin filip dujardinhighlight gallery, san franciscoon from 7th february through til march 29th, 2013

DYNAMIC AFRICA On Thursday, June 2 we are honoring Angela Y. Davis, the feminist scholar and social activist for this year’s Sackler Center First Awards—our annual celebration of women who have broken gender barriers and made remarkable contributions in their fields.Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat oppression in the United States and abroad. A Sorbonne-educated scholar and college professor, Davis rose to prominence in the 1960s as an outspoken activist for civil rights and other social issues. An iconic figure to this day, she remains a living witness to the historic struggles of the modern era and a vocal champion in the fight for economic, racial, and gender justice.

The Design Blog - Design Inspiration The Food Field by Parámetro Studio “Organic food store located in San Pedro GG, México. We created all the visual identity; from naming, packaging and all sales peripherals. For the color palette we wanted to avoid an obvious green palette so we used instead a set of 3 different shades of yellow which symbolize the dawn and start of a fresh new day.

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