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14th November 2011

Video

Philip Scott Johnson's “500 Years Of Female Portraits In Western Art” is intriguing in its ability to trace how representations of women have changed throughout art's history. Watch as Johnson delicately weaves together famous portraits to show what traits and characterisitcs of the female figure have been deemed 'ideal' from epoch to epoch. See this list for all the paintings used in the video.

Tagged: videoartwomen in art

Source: The Huffington Post

21st September 2011

Photo reblogged from The Political Notebook with 110 notes

thepoliticalnotebook:

Picture of the Day. Landscape photographer Mitch Dobrowner documents natures extremes. Here is a tornado he photographed in Regan, North Dakota this year. He says: 

Words are inadequate to describe the experience of photographing this immense power and beauty.  

 
In the news: The US National Weather Service published a report yesterday of findings on the factors related to the damage done by tornadoes in Joplin, MO, earlier this year in which 160 people died. The report identifies ways to improve disaster relief and disaster preparedness based on examinations of events in Joplin.
Photo Credit: Mitch Dobrowner. Via.
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thepoliticalnotebook:

Picture of the DayLandscape photographer Mitch Dobrowner documents natures extremes. Here is a tornado he photographed in Regan, North Dakota this year. He says: 

Words are inadequate to describe the experience of photographing this immense power and beauty. 

In the news: The US National Weather Service published a report yesterday of findings on the factors related to the damage done by tornadoes in Joplin, MO, earlier this year in which 160 people died. The report identifies ways to improve disaster relief and disaster preparedness based on examinations of events in Joplin.

Photo Credit: Mitch Dobrowner. Via.

View more Picture of the Day posts. Submit a photo

Tagged: newsenvironmentsciencetornadoesstormsphotographyartlandscapeblack and whitepicture of the day

21st September 2011

Photo reblogged from simple dreams... with 110 notes

I’m sure she logged onto Facebook this morning and saw the changes.  I mean, look at her expression.

hollyhocksandtulips:

Illustration by Coby Whitmore

I’m sure she logged onto Facebook this morning and saw the changes.  I mean, look at her expression.

hollyhocksandtulips:

Illustration by Coby Whitmore

Tagged: vintageillustrationCoby Whitmore1960'sart

20th September 2011

Photo reblogged from simple dreams... with 142 notes

hollyhocksandtulips:

Mermaid

hollyhocksandtulips:

Mermaid

Tagged: vintageartillustrationmermaid

19th September 2011

Photo reblogged from Hoodoo That Voodoo with 277 notes

hoodoothatvoodoo:

Earl Macpherson 1942

Goes right along with the costume for Captain America (2011 version).

hoodoothatvoodoo:

Earl Macpherson 1942

Goes right along with the costume for Captain America (2011 version).

Tagged: Earl Macphersonpinupart

19th September 2011

Photo reblogged from simple dreams... with 256 notes

hollyhocksandtulips:

Painting by Fritz Willis

hollyhocksandtulips:

Painting by Fritz Willis

Tagged: vintageartpaintingpin-upFritz Willis

12th September 2011

Photo reblogged from Mother Nature Network with 136 notes

mothernaturenetwork:

A wind turbine decorated with colorful lights spins in a starry sky near Hanover, Germany on Sept. 5. The 30 multicolored light were installed onto the wind turbine by French artist Patrick Raynaud.

mothernaturenetwork:

A wind turbine decorated with colorful lights spins in a starry sky near Hanover, Germany on Sept. 5. The 30 multicolored light were installed onto the wind turbine by French artist Patrick Raynaud.

Tagged: artwind energyGermanyenvironment

7th September 2011

Photo reblogged from Mother Nature Network with 69 notes

mothernaturenetwork:

Nature has been inspiring artists for centuries, and its beauty has been captured in paintings, sculptures, photographs and a variety of other mediums. But some artists take the relationship between art and the environment a step further, creating works from nature itself or producing artworks that make bold statements about the natural world and the imprint mankind has left on it.14 artists with a green message

mothernaturenetwork:

Nature has been inspiring artists for centuries, and its beauty has been captured in paintings, sculptures, photographs and a variety of other mediums. But some artists take the relationship between art and the environment a step further, creating works from nature itself or producing artworks that make bold statements about the natural world and the imprint mankind has left on it.
14 artists with a green message

Tagged: artnatureenvironmentdesign

8th August 2011

Video reblogged from Richmond, Virginia with 4 notes

neighborhoodr-richmond:

One video perspective of August’s First Friday Art Walk - via RVA Mag

Tagged: rvavideoart