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Hi-Fructose Magazine In his portrait series, the Austrian artist Aldo Tolino deconstructs, folds, reassembles and weaves printed photographs in order to create origami-like sculptural pieces. Tolino then re-photographs the works, converting the pieces back into two-dimensional objects. The disturbing quality of the images may not just be due to the fact that the folded faces appear distorted, disproportional and almost entirely stripped of identity. In their conversion back to a photographic object, these pieces also suggest a cycle of infinite reprocessing and deformation, wherein the portrait will only continue to move further away from the original “true” image. This perhaps serves to remind us of the precarious nature of photography itself; the lack of control we have over photographic images, the instability of their meaning and function, which can be both liberating and unsettling. Aakash Nihalani approaches space almost like a cartoonist.

Quipsologies • Quipsologies, is a division of UnderConsideration, chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis. • Quipsologies uses TypeKit to render P22 Underground, Skolar Web by TypeTogether, and Coquette by Mark Simonson. • Quipsologies is run with Six Apart’s MovableType 6.3.2 • Syndicate / RSS Feed

Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena Situated at the heart of Ribera del Duero, the hotel Castilla Termal Monastery of Valbuena – the first spa with 5 stars status in Castilla y León – is located in one the best preserved Cistercian monastery of the 12th century in Europe. Become in an exclusive touristic complex, in the Golden Mile (Milla de Oro) of the Ribera del Duero, the Monastery of Santa María de Valbuena provides 79 rooms, all of them of high quality and has more than 18,000 square metres constructed. The spa area exceeds the 2,000 square metres, with 16 treatment rooms, several thermal pools, water contrast circuit and a children pool. The hotel completes its facilities with a wide catering offer, cafeteria with terrace, halls intended to events with a capacity up to 200 people, children area, organic vegetable garden, herb garden and own vineyards.

Incredible Space Pics from ISS by NASA astronaut Wheelock Go Discovery! It was October 23, 2007 at 11:40am EST when I had my first ride to space on Discovery. She’s beautiful… just sad that this will be her last voyage. Stunning Collection of Abstract Art Paintings Top Home » Illustration • Inspiration » Stunning Collection of Abstract Art Paintings Abstract art is an interesting form of art that makes use of visual language of form, color and line. These elements create an interesting work of art that stays alive with a scale of independence from visual references in the world.

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China Coilhouse “Alternative subcultures. They were a crucial aspect of industrial civilization in the two previous centuries. They were where industrial civilization went to dream. A sort of unconscious R&D, exploring alternative social strategies … but they became extinct.” “Extinct?”“We started picking them before they could ripen.

Friday Five with Villalobos Desio Interior designers and NKBA K+B Insiders Mercedes Desio and Alberto Villalobos are the duo behind New York City-based design studio Villalobos Desio. Villalobos, who is Colombian, and Desio, who is Italian, have been working together since meeting at the New York School of Interior Design where they both received their degrees. After graduation, they launched a boutique, Etos, in New York City before coming together, each with their own unique aesthetic, to form Villalobos Desio, where they’ve been commissioned on residential projects in both the U.S. and Europe. Their diverse upbringings inspire cultural influences from around the globe. Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1) Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway Blue Caves - Zakynthos Island, Greece Skaftafeli - Iceland Plitvice Lakes – Croatia Crystalline Turquoise Lake, Jiuzhaigou National Park, China

The Flop Box A bad beginning makes a bad ending 4/14/2014 Peter Saul curated group show @ Zürcher Studio Austin Lee Taylor McKimens Karl Wirsum Judith Hudson The Vogue Podcast: Laura Poitras on Her New Exhibit and What It Was Like Living on a Government Watch-List The Vogue podcast has arrived, giving you an inside ear into the well-heeled world of fashion. Hosted by André Leon Talley, each episode will feature a number of much-buzzed-about topics—from what’s in the magazine to who’s making headlines to what everyone is talking about around the office. Subscribe on iTunes so you don’t miss an episode! Episode 18: In episode 18, The First Monday in May director Andrew Rossi takes us behind the scenes of filming the upcoming documentary (in theaters April 15), which follows Vogue Editor in Chief Anna Wintour and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute curator Andrew Bolton as they plan 2015’s exhibition and gala, “China: Through the Looking Glass.” Shooting handheld, Rossi’s cinema verité style puts viewers in the room, providing a sense that they are gliding through the exhibit right alongside Wintour and Bolton.

In Focus - National Geographic Photo Contest 2011 National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus. Gathered below are 45 images from the three categories of People, Places, and Nature, with captions written by the individual photographers. [45 photos]

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