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A Monumental Book Printed on Uncut Paper Celebrates Hokusai's Iconic ‘Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji'

A Monumental Book Printed on Uncut Paper Celebrates Hokusai's Iconic ‘Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji'

1 day ago   |   Colossal

All images © Taschen, shared with permission A forthcoming volume from Taschen is an homage to renowned Japanese ukiyo-e artist Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) and his iconic...
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The Constitution Is More Than a Document - It's a Conversation

9 days ago   |   NY Times

In “The Words That Made Us,” Akhil Reed Amar shows how the United States Constitution was produced by a broad culture of communicators.
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Odilon Redon, born April 20, 1840, the master of the mysterious

Odilon Redon, born April 20, 1840, the master of the mysterious

22 days ago   |   Chez Namaste Nancy

Crying Spider, 1998 Born today , Odilon Redon does not get the credit that he is due for exploring the dark side of the unconscious a long time before the Surrealists were born...
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You Might Think It's New, but It's Not: Comp-Stomping

You Might Think It's New, but It's Not: Comp-Stomping

1 month ago   |   Photo Cascadia

Fred Kiser first photographed this scene of McCord Creek and Elowah Falls in 1916, and it's been comp-stomped by folks ever since - including me. People have been trying to...
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Evolution of the House Plan in Europe: from the Industrial Revolution to the Interwar Period

Evolution of the House Plan in Europe: from the Industrial Revolution to the Interwar Period

1 month ago   |   Arch Daily

Section of a Parisian Building, 1845 via Bibliotheque Nationale de France. Image © ArchDaily The introduction of new techniques and materials, along with innovations in indoor...
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A Photographer's Dream: The 145-Year-Old Dallmeyer 3B Petzval Lens

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

Photographer Markus Hofstaetter has been looking for what he calls his “dream lens” for some time, visiting flea markets and using his contacts to try and locate the Dallmeyer...
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Hans Makart, Who Influenced Klimt

Hans Makart, Who Influenced Klimt

2 monthes ago   |   Art Contrarian

Hans Makart (1840-1884) influenced Gustav Klimt and others, according to his Wikipedia entry. I am not sure just what that influence might have been, because Klimt's trademark...
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Camera Made of Wood, Brass, and Bone May Be the Oldest Up For Sale

Camera Made of Wood, Brass, and Bone May Be the Oldest Up For Sale

5 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

This early experimental “mousetrap” camera constructed out of wood, brass, glass, and bone may be the oldest ever to be sold once it clears auction. Purportedly from around...
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This Leica ‘Rifle' is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica

This Leica ‘Rifle' is Expected to Sell for $250,000 at Leitz Photographica

7 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

On November 21st, the 37th Annual Leitz Photographica Auction will take place in Vienna and online. And while the full catalog hasn't been published yet, Leica has unveiled a...
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Tillingham Winery / RX Architects

Tillingham Winery / RX Architects

10 monthes ago   |   Arch Daily

RX Architects Location: Dew Farm Dew Lane Peasmarsh, Rye TN31 6XD, United Kingdom Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Richard Chivers & RX Architects Area: 1840.0 m2
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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 ...

Nurse Dormitory Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital / Plan Architect

Nurse Dormitory Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital / Plan Architect

13 Rama IV Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand Project Year: 2021 Photographs: Panoramic Studio Area: 32000.0 m2 Read more ...

T&T Thursday

T&T Thursday

COLOR By Alex Zonis Part 1 Let's have the good news first: color can be learned! Great colorists of the past - Turner, Delacroix, van Gogh - used the science of color. Their... Read more ...

Ceramic Mosaics Mend Cracked Sidewalks, Potholes, and Buildings in Vibrant...

Ceramic Mosaics Mend Cracked Sidewalks, Potholes, and Buildings in Vibrant Interventions by Ememem

All images © Ememem, shared with permission Throughout his home city of Lyon, Ememem is known as “the pavement surgeon.” The artist repairs gouged sidewalks and splintered... Read more ...

Brief encounter, Richard Tuschman

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Magic in the everthing, María Gómez

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Endless Short Stories, Aryo Toh Djojo

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Mystery man, Stephan Vanfleteren

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In lieu of flowers, Nobuyoshi Araki

© Nobuyoshi Araki In lieu of flowers, Nobuyoshi Araki Read more ...

Cumulus, Greg MacGregor

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Lite-Brite, Yoon Hyup

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