Thursday, February 27, 2020

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How to teach art to children. Lessons from Mark Rothko

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Mark Rothko greatly admired children's art, praising the freshness and authenticity of their works. He was well aware of children's art as he worked as an art teacher at the Brooklyn Jewish Center for...

Cinematic Journeys Illustrated in Hand Painted Maps by Andrew DeGraff

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Maine-based artist, illustrator, and pop culture cartographer Andrew DeGraff creates detailed maps that outline the movements of major characters in iconic movies. Made by hand using gouache and ink on paper, each of DeGraff’s maps...

Combining Vibrant Shapes and Simple Lines, Illustrator Willian Santiago Evokes Scenes of Brazil

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With an affinity for bold colors, Willian Santiago documents what he sees around Londrina, the city in southern Brazil where he lives. He utilizes bright blues, greens, and reds to create his illustrations of wild animals...

Tilda Swinton, Adrian Brody and Bill Murray tell the story of a picture in...

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Wes Anderson's new film "French Dispatch" is an anthology film with first magnitude stars. The 50-year-old author weaves three stories told by three "sharks of the pen" from one edition in a peculiar plot...

A Minimalist Home in Japan Utilizes a Tent Structure With Open Air Sides

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A new tent-shaped home built in a small agricultural village near Nagoka, a city in the Niigata prefecture of Japan, is designed with a community in mind, rather than a single family. Conceived of...

Life’s Sublime Moments Unearthed in Cubist Paintings by Connor Addison

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Barcelona-based painter and photographer Connor Addison situates his recent series of oil paintings within the context of philosopher Edmund Burke’s theory of the sublime. That notion is based on the idea that “whatever is in any...

An Anti-Smartphone With a Rotary Designed and Built by Space Engineer Justine Haupt

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Justine Haupt, a developer of astronomy instrumentation at Brookhaven National Laboratory, spent the last three years developing a device that strips away all of the non-phone functions of modern smartphones. The Portable Wireless Electronic Digital...

Plein Air Oil Paintings of Chicago Architecture, Parks, and Landmarks by Luna Prysiazhniuk

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Luna Prysiazhniuk creates sharp oil renderings of Chicago architectural scenes in plein air. The Ukrainian architecture student views the paintings as an alternative mode of thinking about the architecture that surrounds her, and uses it...

A Verdant Botanical Animation Takes a Macro View of Nature’s Cycles

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Spanning from day to night and from sunshine to rain and wind, “Story of Flowers” shows the various stages of botanical growth and the help plants get along the way. The instructional project—which was...

Bushfire Brandalism: Guerrilla Campaign Replaces Ads Across Australia with Climate Crisis Appeals

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In an effort to draw attention to the ongoing climate crisis and the unprecedented number of bushfires across Australia, 41 artists transformed the streets of Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane into the nation’s biggest unsanctioned...

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