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What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week

One year ago   |   By NY Times

Some highlights: exquisite ceramics, a pillow in the shape of male genitals and a Brazilian painter's first solo show in the United States.
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Idaho Gets First International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States

Idaho Gets First International Dark Sky Reserve in the United States

One year ago   |   By Peta Pixel

Looking for exceptionally dark skies in the United States? It seems Idaho is the place to visit. A large patch of land in central Idaho has just been designated the first International Dark Sky Reserve in the country, and it's one of only 12 such reserves on Earth.
The designation was announced this week by the International Dark-Sky Association , which picked an area spanning 1,400 square miles from Ketchum/Sun Valley to Stanley. The reserve becomes the 3rd largest of the 12 reserves.
IDA says that the designation comes after two decades of Idahoans working to limit light pollution on the...
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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 ...

Yangzhou Ideen Creativity Community / PROJECT

Yangzhou Ideen Creativity Community / PROJECT

The central axis. Image © UNITU Architects: PROJECT Location: Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, China Lead Architects: Minjie Liu, Wenhan Li, Ke Chang Design Team: Hao zhang, Jianwei... Read more ...

Gray Fox at the Water Hole

Gray Fox at the Water Hole

Gray fox at the waterhole in front of the upper blind, Desert Photo Retreat, Tucson, Arizona. So last night I moved my camera trap setup to in front of the waterhole at my... Read more ...

The Sad Fate of Konstantin Kryzhitsky

The Sad Fate of Konstantin Kryzhitsky

Konstantin Kryzhitsky (1858-1911) Early Morning in the Fields, 1897 A Ukrainian-born Russian painter named Konstantin Kryzhitsky (1858-1911) killed himself when it was found... Read more ...

Large-Scale Drawings of the United Kingdom's 69 Cities by Carl Lavia

Large-Scale Drawings of the United Kingdom's 69 Cities by Carl Lavia

Edinburgh, all images provided by Carl Lavia and Lorna Le Bredonchel Self-taught artist Carl Lavia , who goes by the nickname “Sketch,” has been drawing intricate cities and... Read more ...

Windows: c 1950

Windows: c 1950

This is by far the most unusual photo that my grandfather ever took. To this day it still does not look real to me but more like an artists rendering of what the building will... Read more ...

Airport 1941

Airport 1941

July 1941. "Observation deck and airliner on the field seen through the window of the waiting room. Municipal airport, Washington, D.C." Medium format acetate negative by Jack... Read more ...

Design at the Intersection of Technology and Humanity

Design at the Intersection of Technology and Humanity

A pediatrician and a nurse tend to a premature baby with severe jaundice at a public hospital in northern India. Brilliance Classic was designed for facilities like this one... Read more ...

Google Search Could Ditch All Photo Thumbnails Under EU Copyright Law

Google Search Could Ditch All Photo Thumbnails Under EU Copyright Law

In September 2018, the European Parliament voted in favor of the highly controversial EU Copyright Directive , which aims to “harmonize” copyright law across Europe. But... Read more ...

Onward & Upward: 1941

Onward & Upward: 1941

July 1941. "An airliner being readied for a takeoff. Municipal airport, Washington, D.C." Five years hence, this brand-new Eastern Air Lines DC-3 ended up on the wrong track... Read more ...

What I Learned from Seeing ‘The Eye of Sauron' in My Night Sky Photo

What I Learned from Seeing ‘The Eye of Sauron' in My Night Sky Photo

Roughly two years ago, I bought my first decent DSLR camera. I was overprotective, cleaning every bit of dust I could see and adding extra padding in my bag to avoid any... Read more ...