Monthly Archives: October 2018

Mexico City’s Day of the Dead parade 2018 – in pictures

The Mexican capital holds a parade and vigil in memory of the migrants who lost their lives in transit across Mexico en route to the US Source: Mexico City’s Day of the Dead parade 2018 – in pictures

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Dramatic Perspectives Capture Uniquely Juxtaposed Beachgoers in Street Photography by Moises Levy

Mexico City-based photographer and architect Moises Levy captures unique moments of human and animal interaction in his street photography, most often centered around activities at the beach. By shooting at a low angle, Levy captures slackline and tightrope walkers in the … Continue reading

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The Art Institute of Chicago Now Offers Unrestricted Access to over 52,000 High-Resolution Images from Their Collection

The Art Institute of Chicago recently announced the release of tens of thousands of images from their collection to the public domain, providing high resolution access to the thick paint strokes of Van Gogh’s “The Bedroom,” the eerie light of … Continue reading

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my steinway and me

Originally posted on sanpiano:
tripping the light fantastic

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Animated Brazilian political allegory of ‘Tito and the Birds’ — Dark Matters

Directed by Gabriel Bitar, André Catoto and Gustavo Steinberg via Animated Brazilian political allegory of ‘Tito and the Birds’ — Dark Matters

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Brazil — what happened?

Originally posted on Humanizing The Vacuum:
Four days ago Caetano Veloso, who knows about imprisonment and repressive regimes, nailed what he sensed might happen in Brazil tonight: Many artists, musicians, filmmakers and thinkers saw themselves in an environment where reactionary…

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Roots and Inspiration

Originally posted on Double0seddon:
In the 1980’s, I studied Ghanaian drumming with Kwesi Asere for a few years and he was an inspirational figure for me in many ways. I went to his house occasionally, played in his traditional…

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Taking Art to Grand Scales

In this reel, we meet four artists taking their love for the craft to new scales. We meet an illustrator drawing all of New York City’s subway stations one at a time, get a few tips from the Michelangelo of … Continue reading

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The Forgotten (Female) Quantum Pioneer, Grete Hermann

Splitting the truth: the philosopher that physics forgot. Directed and Animated by Julie Gratz and Ivo Stoop. Produced by Kellen Quinn.

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Paul the Glanz

narrator – cynthia spillman character design – sean donnelly / hannah sherman backgrounds – chason matthams animation – Tyler Turret, Ben Chapin, Sean Donnelly score / sound design – cyrus shahmir

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