Cybernetic Serendipity: A Documentation Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2016 23 Nov 2016 – 22 Jan 2017 Previously at the ICA - Exhibitions Cybernetic Serendipity Exhibition poster, Institute of Contemporary Art, 2 August – 20 October, 1968 © Cybernetic Serendipity 1stdibs Introspective Having long admired the elegant, layered interiors designed by New York decorator Frank de Biasi in Vogue and Architectural Digest, I was delighted to spend a week with him on a recent tour of Cuba that was organized as a benefit for Sir John Soane’s Museum of London. De Biasi was an ideal travel companion: an avid design historian and observant architecture buff, as well as smart, funny and full of the charm and good manners of his native Virginia. Before establishing his Manhattan design firm in 2006, de Biasi was the director of interiors for architect Peter Marino — and prior to that, he worked at Christie’s, starting in the mid-1980s. Today, when he isn’t traveling the world for clients, he splits his time among his homes in New York, Paris and Morocco.
Alone in the Virtual Museum One afternoon last June, while travelling in Naples, I went out wandering and found myself standing in the kind of vast cobblestone square that seems designed for a Fascist rally or the celebration of a royal birth. To my right stood a building that looked like a steroidal homage to the Pantheon; to my left, a long, squat loaf of a mansion that turned out to be the Palazzo Reale, the urban seat of the Bourbon monarchs during their rule, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. I bought a ticket, and found myself in an entrance hall of white, pink, and black marble, dominated by two cascading staircases leading away from one another and toward the vaulted, absinthe-colored ceiling far above.
Andy Goldsworthy - subtly beautiful environmental art Here in New York City, the weather is shifting from hot humid summer, to the cool crisp days of fall (my favorite time of year) and the seasonal cycle of nature prompted me to look at artists who work with natural elements. Born in 1956, Andy Goldsworthy is a British sculptor, photographer, and environmentalist living in Scotland who has created sublime and beautiful works of art made up of only natural materials. Most images below come from the Andy Goldsworthy Digital Catalogue at the University of Glasgow, Crichton Campus, Dumfries, which documents works created from 1976-1986. Andy gently shapes leaves, snow, ice, twigs, feathers, rocks, and other elements, and blurs the line between natural and man-made beauty. In a 2001 documentary directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer called Rivers and Tides, Goldsworthy discusses how working with nature roots him, and how time away from his work makes him feel rootless. Andy Goldsworthy Green Leaves
Festival, Prix, Galerie, Labo Photo Pro Time to submit your work for the Voies Off Award held in Arles - FR during the first full week of July. Photographers from all over the world can apply Submission deadline: February 15th, 2017 In the context of the Rencontres d'Arlesgive your photographs a worlwide visibility Participate in one of the most interesting photo competition, award and festival in the world: the Award and the night projections of the 60 nominees selected by a jury of experts is at the core of the Voies Off Festival.
david hockney: me draw on iPad oct 11, 2011 david hockney: me draw on iPad copenhagen’s louisiana museum exhibited david hockney’s digital paintings in ‘me draw on iPad’ untitled Brazil is the last country still producing the iconic vehicle after it was introduced in Germany 63 years agoIt will cease production due to new safety rules mandating every vehicle must have air bags and anti-lock brakingAs a farewell gesture, Volkswagen is offering a limited final edition to buyers - priced at an estimated £26,000Yesterday, exhibition was held in Sao Bernardo, Brazil, to honour the last of the Volkswagen Kombi vans By Sophie Jane Evans and Matt Blake Published: 11:20 GMT, 9 December 2013 | Updated: 08:43 GMT, 10 December 2013 For 63 years, it has carried families of hippies, hauled surfers in search of killer waves and served as a workhorse across many developing countries. But now, the Volkswagen Kombi's epic journey has finally reached the end of the road. The iconic vehicle has succumbed to environmental legislation - meaning it will no longer be produced in Brazil, or anywhere else in the world.
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Michel Blazy – Artworks Pull Over Time, 2015, plants, shoes, dimensions variable, 13th Biennale de Lyon Pull Over Time, 2013, pullover, sweatshirts, plants, water, dimensions variable Sans titre, 2013, digital camera, butterfly bush, earth, water, 21 x 17 x 17 cm, 8 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in Exhibition view, Pull Over Time, Art : Concept, Paris, 2015 The Curator: Fine-Art Photography The sponsor of PDN The Curator Contest is Emerald Expositions, Inc., 100 Broadway, 14th floor, New York, NY 10005. The Contest ends May 3 2017 , at 11:59 pm PST (the Entry Deadline). An Extended deadline of May 17 2017 will be issued after May 3 2017, at 11:59 pm PST with a $10 per entry late fee. Snow Drawings, Rabbit Ears Pass, CO, Sunday Jan. 29, 2012 This large-scale Snow Drawing piece was created with the generous assistance of 5 volunteers from Steambaot Springs and Hayden, Colorado. The photos were taken during a flyover in local pilot Jack Dysart’s Cessna aircraft. All images on this blog © Sonja Hinrichsen – reproduction of images only with permission contact: sonja[at]s-hinrichsen.net Additional photos and video were taken by Cedar Beauregard during the creation of this piece with a camera mounted on a remote-controlled helicopter. All photos are available as editioned fine art prints. Different sizes are available.
All Japanese Emoticons This is the Internet’s largest list of over 10,000 specially selected kaomoji Japanese emoticons. The categories from this site are listed in alphabetical order as you scroll down the page. You can also jump to any specific category of emoticon using the links in the main menu of this site. The categories are divided into 4 master categories: Feelings, Animals, Actions and Miscellaneous with sub categories under each of those master categories. If this is your first time here and you’re not sure what a kaomoji is or how kaomoji are different from emoji then check out this page explaining the difference between kaomoji and emoji emoticons. These emoticons are also sometimes called emojicons, dongers, facemarks or smilies.