May 17, 2014

nprbooks:

mashable:

This Tiny Book of Historical Events Is Smaller Than a Finger Tip

Denver-based illustrator Evan Lorenzen created The Mini Book of Major Events, a hand-sewn book barely larger than a pencil eraser.

I don’t think I can make another Tiny Food Party reference again so soon, so I’ll just say TINY BOOK OMG WHEE AWESOME!

— Petra

(via npr)

May 15, 2014
Ai Weiwei: Sunflower seeds

Enjoy!

May 13, 2014
271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book
Christopher Jobson, thisiscolossal.com
In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and chan…

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book
Christopher Jobson, thisiscolossal.com

In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and chan…

March 10, 2014
eatsleepdraw:

Artist Somersault
Comic by Evan Do
http://evanyudo.tumblr.com
IG: evanyuink

eatsleepdraw:

Artist Somersault

Comic by Evan Do

http://evanyudo.tumblr.com

IG: evanyuink

March 5, 2014
18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently
Carolyn Gregoire Carolyn.Gregoire@huffingtonpost.com, huffingtonpost.com
Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowh…

Thought you might find this interesting, lo -artists.

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently
Carolyn Gregoire Carolyn.Gregoire@huffingtonpost.com, huffingtonpost.com

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowh…

Thought you might find this interesting, lo -artists.

February 21, 2014
centuriespast:

Sophia Schliemann wearing treasures recovered at Hisarlik, 1874 (b/w photo), German Photographer, (19th century) / Private Collection / Ancient Art and Architecture Collection Ltd. / The Bridgeman Art Library

Priam’s Treasure
Who should it belong to? (Is it authentic?)

centuriespast:

Sophia Schliemann wearing treasures recovered at Hisarlik, 1874 (b/w photo), German Photographer, (19th century) / Private Collection / Ancient Art and Architecture Collection Ltd. / The Bridgeman Art Library

Priam’s Treasure

Who should it belong to? (Is it authentic?)

(via cavetocanvas)

February 21, 2014
Visual arts preview: Ukrainian protest spirit on display in Edmonton (with photos)

I haven’t seen the show yet, but the topic might be of interest to those of you looking on something to write about in your workbooks. I wonder, what role does art play in social change?

February 21, 2014

thisbigcity:

These trees have camouflage down to a science.  

(Source: archatlas, via npr)

February 20, 2014
artruby:

Carlos Amorales, Black Cloud, (2009). 

artruby:

Carlos Amorales, Black Cloud, (2009). 

February 20, 2014
I had a black dog, his name was depression.

Another video that might be helpful — this one produced by the World Health Organization.