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Robert Venturi, Architect Who Rejected Modernism, Dies at 93

49 minutes ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

To the modernist notion of “less is more,” he retorted, “Less is a bore,” arguing for ornament, historical references and even humor in architecture.
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Nonfiction: Why ‘Little Women' Still Matters, 150 Years On

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

In “Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy,” Anne Boyd Rioux seeks to restore a classic to its proper place.
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From '80s Street Art to Graphic Novels. And Back

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

After 40 years, Richard McGuire's handmade “Ixnae Nix” street posters come out of the drawer, into the New York Art Book Fair and Alden Projects.
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New York Review of Books Editor Is Out Amid Uproar Over MeToo Essay

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

The editor, Ian Buruma, left as the magazine faced a backlash after publishing an essay by a Canadian radio personality who lost his job and reputation following sexual...
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Books of The Times: Living the American Dream - in Hiding

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

In “Dear America,” Jose Antonio Vargas writes about the precarious life he has built in the United States as an undocumented immigrant.
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Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols by Amy Welborn

Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs & Symbols by Amy Welborn

7 hours ago   |   Happy Catholic

For centuries people learned about the Christian faith through paintings, sculptures, objects, and gestures. Simple images still convey deep messages if we learn how to see and...
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Weekend in Wellington

Weekend in Wellington

11 hours ago   |   Urban Sketchers

Got to love Wellington. Wellington has character in a way that try-hard Auckland will never have. The world's southernmost capital, it's also the world's windiest city...
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Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 388

Wacky Reference Wednesdays, No. 388

12 hours ago   |   Paolo Rivera

Le Mariage au Hill Bleue. 2013.Ink on bristol board with digital color, 11 × 17″. It takes guts to wear a yellow jump suit, but it takes even more to marry a comic book artist...
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Nonfiction: The Power of the Supreme Court Inside America's Schools

13 hours ago   |   NY Times

In a timely new book, “The Schoolhouse Gate,” the University of Chicago law professor Justin Driver traces the influence of our highest court on schools and classrooms.
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Swirling Networks of Sliced Paper Emerge From Altered Secondhand Books by Barbara Wildenboer

Swirling Networks of Sliced Paper Emerge From Altered Secondhand Books by Barbara Wildenboer

22 hours ago   |   Colossal

Barbara Wildenboer delicately cuts and extracts the pages of old books to produce sculptural explorations of the contents inside. Thinly sliced paper fragments frame world maps...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Lawson Wood - part 8

Lawson Wood - part 8

Lawson Wood was born on 23 August 1878 in Highgate, London, the son of landscape artist Pinhorn Wood, and the grandson of architectural artist L.J. Wood. He studied at the... Read more ...

A Peculiar Character From a Hieronymus Bosch Painting Comes to Life on the...

A Peculiar Character From a Hieronymus Bosch Painting Comes to Life on the New York City Subway

Artist Rae Swon recently brought a fantastical creature from The Temptation of St. Anthony to life on the New York City subway. The triptych painting created by Hieronymus... Read more ...

Robert Venturi Passes Away at 93

Robert Venturi Passes Away at 93

© Rollin LaFrance / VSBA Robert Venturi , famed- postmodernist and icon of American architecture, passed away Tuesday at the age of 93. Among Venturi's many accolades were the... Read more ...

Residence La Salle / Hatem+D + Etienne Bernier Architecte

Residence La Salle / Hatem+D + Etienne Bernier Architecte

© 1Px Dave Tremblay Architects: Hatem+D / Etienne Bernier Architecte Location: Quebec City, Canada Area: 3120.0 ft2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: 1Px Dave Tremblay © 1Px Dave... Read more ...

"Surrender", Original Mixed Media Abstract Painting by Colorado Artist...

"Surrender", Original Mixed Media Abstract Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

"Surrender" This is an original mixed media painting, just completed. I had started with the background and had no idea what to do for the focal point. I sat with this piece... Read more ...

Fine Art Free Standing Vertical Sculpture, Resin, Steel, Cast Acrylic...

Fine Art Free Standing Vertical Sculpture, Resin, Steel, Cast Acrylic “Follow the Light” by Santa Fe Artist Sandra Duran Wilson

The flower follows the light and as the light moves moves through the multiple layers you will discover more every time you look upon this piece. It has different imagery from... Read more ...

덕수궁에서

덕수궁에서

한동안 못나갔었는데 이번에도 개인사정으로 조금 하다 돌아오려니 아쉬움만 많이 남는 스케치였다~ Read more ...

Contemporary Painting, Swan,Grapes, Hearts “Swan Universe” by Illinois...

Contemporary Painting, Swan,Grapes, Hearts “Swan Universe” by Illinois Artist Marilyn Weisberg

Somewhere over the rainbow, white swans fly with stars, grapes, hearts, leaves, and strawberries. A whimsical, fantastic vision of friendly birds in space surrounded by a... Read more ...

Original Contemporary Landscape Painting, “The Blue Moon“ by Contemporary...

Original Contemporary Landscape Painting, “The Blue Moon“ by Contemporary International Artist Arrachme

"As seen in House & Garden UK" June Edition Peaceful World Series tells a Tale of Another World Existing in the same moment of time. Blue Moon is one in the series. Stay... Read more ...

Sheep Lamb Oil Painting Original Art Heidi Malott

Sheep Lamb Oil Painting Original Art Heidi Malott

SoldFluffy Cloudsoil on panel 6x6 inch A commissioned painting of sweet sheep. Read more ...