‘Sometimes you need to break the rules. Henri Cartier-Bresson was a legendary rule-breaker, and his discordance with photography’s stymied role in culture changed the medium forever. His book The Decisive Moment, recently republished by Steidl, was groundbreaking when it was released in 1952 and still inspires photographers everywhere.’
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The 2013 CG adaptation of one of manga and anime’s most revered and loved series, that of Space Pirate Captain Harlock, will finally be receiving a domestic release on March 31st.
Charles-François Marchal (French,1825–1877). Penelope, 1868. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Mrs. Adolf Obrig, in memory of her husband, 1917. (17.138.2)
Alicia Martin streaming books installation
By Franklin Booth (1874-1948)
Conservator Walk – Gateway by Hideyoshi
Tekkonkinkreet” by Shinji Kimura
Northern Guangxi Province. Photograph by Trey Ratcliff.
Warner Bros Wins Visionary Viral Short ‘Sundays’ Auction; You Gotta See What $51,000 Can Look Like Onscreen…
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Barb Hunt, Root Dress, Steel. Winnipeg Art Gallery
skecthbook by *joel27 on deviantART
Dzia, a street artist from Belgium, started to paint murals just two and a half years ago, and he is already widely known for his incredibly detailed animal street art pieces. His signature style uses bold geometric lines, that make his work pop out even more, especially if he paints in abandoned areas. Dzia mainly works in his hometown of Antwerp, though some of his pieces can be seen in other European cities.
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Kathy Cowan explains how ‘Los Angeles artist Seth Armstrong will be exhibiting at LA’s Thinkspace Gallery from this weekend, with The Air is Thick, a show of new works that self-consciously capture a sense of looking, arresting moments with cinematic detail and voyeuristic curiosity.’
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Ellen Jewett, a talented sculptor based in Canda, creates unbelievably detailed and delicate-looking handmade clay sculptures of creatures that look like they’d be right at home in our wildest dreams (or nightmares).
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By Michael Palmer, an artist based in Brisbane, Australia.
Ex libris by Vojtěch Cinybulk (Czech, 1915-1994)
If you like the whole Bad Lip Reading thing watch the Game Of Thrones edition.
Here’s the extended and bonus scenes.
Here’s the walking dead:
It’s not often that a student film gets nominated for an Oscar, but such was the case with Head Over Heels, the graduate film of animator Timothy Reckart that went on to pickup awards and nominations around the world when it was released in two years ago. The film tells the story of a crumbling relationship depicted by the visual metaphor of a couple who are pulled by gravity in opposite directions; one lives on the ceiling and the other on the floor.
HEAD OVER HEELS from Timothy Reckart on Vimeo.
To some of you it may have been already, but here Bobby Burns recuts a trailer as Up as a horror/thriller. It’s a great example of how editing can change the mood.
Looks Dark. Looks Good. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)
Coup de cœur de ce début d’année 2013, c’est le jeune et talentueux Levalet.
Giant Raindrops installation by Urs Fischer
Grilli Type’s Thierry Blancpain gave a talk at Huge about Swiss typeface design and the future of type. Not the best angle to see the talk but worth a look if you’re interested.
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A projector-equipped Tesla takes environmentalism to the streets.
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Marble Palisade by Carol Nelson Acrylic
Une incroyable pièce totalement illustrée au marqueur par l’artiste japonais Yosuke Goda.
Artist: Jaakko Pernu. 2012
Stanton MacDonald-Wright: Au Café (Synchromy), 1918. Stanton MacDonald-Wright, was a modern American artist. He was a co-founder of Synchromism, an early abstract, color-based mode of painting, which was the first American avant-garde art movement to receive international attention.