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A DIY Artist Taboret for $150 (or less!)

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This post is a long time coming, but since I didn’t make any promises out loud, who cares, right? :) The story starts late last year, when I was brainstorming on ideas for Christmas presents for the resident teen. Those … Continue reading

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A good writer has to write two things

Okay, so it’s not often that I stumble on such a treasure as I have this morning: an essay by the poet and writer Francesca Kay in More Intelligent Life. Here’s the essay: a meditation on da Vinci’s painting Lady … Continue reading

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Post office mural from Oxford, New York

UPDATE: The artist of the P.O. mural pictured below is Mordi Gassner. The title is “Family Reunion on Clark Island, Spring 1791.” Tempura, 1941. With the Post Office in a world of financial hurt, it’s no surprise that it is … Continue reading

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The art of motion

Via 2blowhards, a student short that explores stop motion photography. Filmed at the University of Rochester river campus :-) [tags] stop motion, film short [/tags]

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The art of crop circles

From Wired, an article about the most visually sophisticated crop circle to date, including this quote from crop circle critic John Lundberg: Lundberg agreed that the artistry of the Ashbury formation is exemplary. “I think any circle makers would be … Continue reading

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North Korean Art

An article on opendemocracy.net by Jane Portal, who has written a book on the topic. I wish the captions of the slideshow were more legible. I also wish it included more oil paintings; that first one is quite striking, in … Continue reading

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