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Archive for December, 2010

what is art? (via odd guy art)

What an interesting blog, the posts were very interesting,and the comments were very debatable.And the content raised some important issues.

what is art? Back in college, I had an art professor who voiced an interesting theory: That a work of "art" should be defined by the artist's ability to bring something into existence from his own imagination that did not exist before. This professor then went on to say that a sculpture like Michelangelo's "David" did not meet this criterion because it was commissioned by the Overseers of the Office of Works of the Duomo. In other words, because Michelangelo … Read More

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Howl (via LA GRAPHIC DESIGN)

this site has some interesting information as a student it is very good to give me an insight in to the design industry.

Howl Go watch the movie "Howl" at Vester Vov Vov if you're in Copenhagen. Interviewer: "What is the 'beat generation'? Allen Ginsberg: "There is no 'beat generation', it's just a bunch of guys … trying to get published!" Read More

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Graphic art or graphing art? (via arteintransit)

This blog was very informing and it has given me some things to think about in my thirst for learning about graphic design food for thought.

Graphic art or graphing art?

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Visual History of Art (via arteintransit)

I found this blog very interesting and inspireing, the content is well presented and very thorough.

Visual History of Art As this is my first post, I would like to start off by giving a visual history of art using a series of images. Art historians tend to use more words than pictures to write about art history. As a graduate student in art history, I would like to propose my own interpretation of the history of art using only images. To compare my time line to the more conventional method, click  here. … Read More

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Walking her dog (via the lazy photographer)

i found these photographs are very artistic and shows that it pays to carry a camera with you this is a good image of modern day photography and very random

Walking her dog It's funny, as I raised my camera to photograph this lady I swear she sort of posed for me. This was taken downtown near Church & Dundas back in the late summer. … Read More

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Tate Britain//big planes small space (via design for life)

i love the tate modern what a awsome place too visit if you love art

Tate Britain//big planes small space FIONA BANNER: FIONA BANNER'S WORD SCAPES AT THE FIRST GLANCE ARE "WTF" AND "FTW" THE OVERWHELMING REFLECTIONS FROM THE FIGHTER PLANES, FROM A YOUNG AGE BANNER WAS INSPIRED BY THE OPEN SPACE AND EXAGGERATED NOISES OF THE PLANES. CLOSE PROXIMITY: THE HARRIER AND THE JAGUAR FIGHTER PLANES, AT CLOSE PROXIMITY ARE INTIMIDATING AND SCARY, BUT WHEN YOU STEP BACK FROM THEM, YOU FEEL A SENSE OF POWER, LOOKING AT THESE PLANES LYING DOWN IN ANIMAL FORMS AND … Read More

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Beautiful Lettering (via Cappuccino Chit-Chat)

I spent the last few minutes just now being completely mesmerized by the below video. I can't get over how deliberate and perfect his brush strokes are. Wowness. http://vimeo.com/12733075Read More

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