Thursday, April 25, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
marble sculptures are one of the most beautiful things i’ve ever seen i mean
that’s stone and someone made it look transparent
do you see that fabric?
do you see that fluffy pillow?
do you see that anatomy and those humans muscles?
Saturday, April 13, 2013
As an artist, Caitlin Freeman found her calling in cake.
She bakes at the cafe in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where the most popular item is a dessert inspired by the art of Piet Mondrian. It features geometric blocks of white velvet cake, colored red, blue and yellow, stacked together and “glued” with chocolate. It takes two days to prepare, according to her new cookbook, Modern Art Desserts.
Want. Cake. Now. -Heidi
Photos: Art 2013 Mondrian/Holtzman Trust c/o HCR International USA/Dessert Clay McLachlan/Reprinted by permission from ‘Modern Art Desserts’
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Banksy is a England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter. His satirical form of street art and subversive epigrams combine irreverent dark humor with graffiti done in a distinctive stenciling technique. His form of art is something I really like.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Thursday, March 7, 2013
lavinia-may asked: Hey! I just posted a marble statue of two people, one you've blogged before, i think, you have any idea who made it?
That’s The Rape of Polyxena by Pio Fedi, found in the Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence, Italy.
This was fun to answer, thanks for asking!
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Uncovering the First, Fascinating Rulebook for Subway Sign Design
The 180-page binder, the key to the system’s iconic design choices, outlines a meticulous vision of signage intended not merely to look good — though it does — but to simplify navigation of the subterranean labyrinth. In its attention to passenger behavior, the manual goes above and beyond what most of us would term graphic design.
“The subway rider should be given only information at the point of decision,” proclaimed the designers. “Never before. Never after.”
Read more. [Images: NYCTA]
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013
Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith and Her Maidservant (1613-14)
This is my new favorite blog and I suggest you all follow it.