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7 Rejected Proposals for Sydney Opera House

7 Rejected Proposals for Sydney Opera House

1 day ago   |   Arch Daily

Sydney Opera House. Image © Budget Direct via NeoMam Studios An iconic piece of architecture recognized around the world, the Sydney Opera House was designed by Jørn Utzon...
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Debunking the Myths of Robert Capa on D-Day

Debunking the Myths of Robert Capa on D-Day

2 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

I want to give you a brief overview of an investigation that began almost five years ago, led by me but involving the efforts of photojournalist J. Ross Baughman, photo...
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The Unfamiliar History of an Expressionist, Crafty Bauhaus

The Unfamiliar History of an Expressionist, Crafty Bauhaus

2 days ago   |   Arch Daily

The African Chair, designed in 1921 by Gunta Stölzl and Marcel Breuer. Image Courtesy of Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn Every famed design movement has an...
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Historical Paintings Get a Pixelated Update

Historical Paintings Get a Pixelated Update

3 days ago   |   Colossal

Based on “Joséphine-Éléonore-Marie-Pauline de Galard de Brassac de Béarn, Princesse de Broglie” by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres Greek artist and art director Dimitris...
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A History of the Yosemite Firefall and Tips for Photographing It

A History of the Yosemite Firefall and Tips for Photographing It

3 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Each year from summer of 1872, the owners of Glacier Point hotel started the event of Yosemite Firefall. For seven nights a week, they would spill hot embers from Glacier Point...
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The Only Rule in Street Photography

The Only Rule in Street Photography

4 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

I see a lot of articles across the Internet claiming to know the “rules to follow” or the “things to avoid” in street photography, easily one of the most hotly debated genres...
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An Online Atlas Tracking Disappearing and Endangered Languages Across the Globe

An Online Atlas Tracking Disappearing and Endangered Languages Across the Globe

6 days ago   |   Colossal

The Yi alphabet , a script created during the Tang dynasty in China , all images via the Atlas of Endangered Alphabets In 2016 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed...
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Lindsey Vonn

Lindsey Vonn

9 days ago   |   Niebrugge Images

Lindsey Kildow, now Lindsey Vonn at the Slalom race during the 2004 Chevrolet U.S. Alpine National Championships, Alyeska Resort, Alaska. Back in 2004 I was excited to pick up...
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AIA Selects 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

AIA Selects 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

18 days ago   |   Arch Daily

Confluence Park. Image © Casey Dunn The American Institute of Architects has selected nine projects for its 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture. The award program...
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How the Iconic Photo ‘Migrant Mother' Came to Be

18 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

Dorothea Lange's 1936 photo Migrant Mother is an iconic photo of the Great Depression. The Nerdwriter made this fantastic 6-minute video that tells the behind-the-scenes “story...
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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 ...

Socks Workers: 1941

Socks Workers: 1941

November 1941. "Sock driers at the hosiery mill in Greene County, Georgia." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size. Read more ...

Happy Birthday to Louis Comfort Tiffany

Happy Birthday to Louis Comfort Tiffany

February 18, 1848. Louis Comfort Tiffany was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best known for his work in stained glass. He is the... Read more ...

Important Tips for Using Reference Photos

Important Tips for Using Reference Photos

'Poppy Profusion' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis The Secret to a good painting is a bad photo That might be an over-simplification but a less than perfect reference photo can... Read more ...

Nanshanli Hotel / Linjian Design Studio

Nanshanli Hotel / Linjian Design Studio

Roof. Image © Yang Zhao Architects: Linjian Design Studio Location: Chongqing, China Category: Renovation Leading Architect: Yang Zhao Design Team: Sitong Ma, Ji Guan, Zijun... Read more ...

Photo Manipulations by MirekisPolish artist Mirosław Iskra

Photo Manipulations by MirekisPolish artist Mirosław Iskra

Photo Manipulations by Mirekis Polish artist Mirosław Iskra creates amazing dark and surreal images. For more check out his Instagram . It's easy to keep up with your favorite... Read more ...

Frozen Creek ,Landscape Fine Art Photography,“Ice Spirit II” by...

Frozen Creek ,Landscape Fine Art Photography,“Ice Spirit II” by International Photographer Kit Hedman, Boarding House Studio Galleries, Denver

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When is a Painting Finished?

When is a Painting Finished?

Ruji asks: "I was wondering do you have any advice for someone who can't seem to make their art look finished? Seemingly no matter how much time, effort, or detail I put into... Read more ...

Bridgette's Soul - original charcoal portrait drawing

Bridgette's Soul - original charcoal portrait drawing

An all-time favorite of mine - drawing from the posed model. And she is a great model, too! Some things I could change, but not going to because it was my reaction to her that... Read more ...

Painting and Photographing in Stowe, VT with Niki Gulley and Scott Williams

Painting and Photographing in Stowe, VT with Niki Gulley and Scott Williams

"Split Rail Fence" • 9" x 12" textured oil painting ©2018 Niki Gulley Vermont Fall Foliage Art Trek with Niki Gulley and Scott WilliamsDay 4 - Stowe, VT On the fourth day of... Read more ...

SquareOne Proposes Repurposing a Water Tower as Public Spas/Student Housing

SquareOne Proposes Repurposing a Water Tower as Public Spas/Student Housing

Public spa. Image Courtesy of SquareOne Raise your hand if you've ever wanted to go swimming inside a water tower. In reality, it would probably be dark and creepy and not as... Read more ...