Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ancoats Dispensary, Manchester

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Ouch

Originally posted on M.L.'s Artstuff:
Another animation put up for your viewing pleasure! Starts quiet but it gets noisy. I found the sound first then animated what I imagined could be making it rather than whatever it actually…

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Ceramics : Casa do Artista Popular

Brasileiro artesans produces a prodigious amount of ceramic sculptures, mainly in terracotta. I didn’t take as many photos as I should have—so this post is no indication—but one sees these large, traditional or fantastic, figurines in every souvenir shop, every…

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Exploring The Technology Behind The Head Museum On ‘Futurama’

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Carnival sweets

Originally posted on Rudolf Abraham's blog:
Stalls selling crêpes, waffles and other sweet things at a funfair in Granville during the huge annual carnival there. Granville, Normandy, France (February 2015). © Rudolf Abraham Granville, Normandy, France © Rudolf Abraham…

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H.J. Heinz and Kraft to merge

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Woodwork : Casa do Artista Popular

More folk arts from the Casa DO Artista Popular…woodwork, this time. We love the little wall-hung dioramas featuring the workspaces of various craftsmen, such as those who repair the facades of the many old buildings in the city, the pharmacists…

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The Social Ontology of L.S. Lowry

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Las Fallas

Originally posted on roaming dave:
Las Fallas is a festival that takes place in the early spring. The festival coincides with St. Joseph’s Day, or Father’s Day in Europe. Originally, Las Fallas was a type of “spring cleaning” where citizens of Valencia…

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What the Papers Say

The John Rylands Library Special Collections Blog Project Archivist Jane Speller writes: A new archive project funded by the John Rylands Research Institute aims to unlock the fascinating information contained in the foreign correspondence of The Manchester Guardian (now The … Continue reading

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