I was lucky enough to happen upon this exhibition in Berlin last month. As a Caravaggio fan, I mourned the 3 works destroyed in a 1945 fire, and never expected to see them face to face. In truth, I still haven’t, but black and white replicas in the original dimensions helped me get a sense […]
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Just figured out the name of one of my favourite Paris graffiti artists. Jerome Gulon works in multimedia mosaics and pen drawings. Exciting to think I can now search for his stuff and keep up with his work. Jerôme Gulon | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.
I used to love TED Talks, and would watch each one religiously as it was posted. With the spread of TedX, though, and regional conferences posting every one of their speakers’ talks, the quality has diminished to the point where I don’t bother clicking, because I don’t want to spend 5 minutes determining if this […]
Love this little feature from the WaPo on Presidential doodles. Who knew such artists were wasted in the Oval Office? Artisan Politics – Washington Post.
This is really lovely. Reminds me of the story which made Cardinal Mazarin my favourite French historical figure: As he was dying, he had servants carry him around so he could say goodbye to all his favourite paintings. Terminally Ill Woman Is Taken by Ambulance to the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam So She Can Visit […]
The guy on the left is my friend Michael. I was lucky enough to have visited with him just a few hours after he found out about this prize. His work is fantastic and honest and challenging, and now recognised. I am beyond thrilled for him. 2014 Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award Winners Announced.
Dirty Car Art, aka how to guarantee they will never wash their cars again. Image Gallery | Scott Wade’s Dirty Car Art.
A link to creating natural dyes for Easter eggs like these. How to paint Easter eggs | Russia Beyond The Headlines.
This lovely Matisse-like image is actually an electron micrograph of the ebola virus. Something awful can be surprisingly beautiful. File:Ebola virus virion.jpg – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This art tribute to International Peace Day is fantastic. A visual commemoration of the destruction of war, on a Beach that symbolizes that awful reality. Bodies drawn on Normandy beach to commemorate D-Day deaths on International Peace Day.