One post a day. The most interesting thing I saw, read or listened to today.
#art #blog #culture
28 Nov. 2023 - 6:46 UTC
Slavoj Zizek - Israel, Palestine & the Future #philosophy
A daily dose of unique #art, #culture and #tech.
27 Nov. 2023 - 20:29 UTC
Oddly disconcerting footage of eyes being stamped onto the faces of flexible plastic dolls at a toy factory in Adana, Turkey.
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:34 UTC
Ally the Piper performed a badass cover of the classic Ozzy Osbourne song "Crazy Train" on bagpipes inside a moody industrial setting.
27 Nov. 2023 - 19:00 UTC
Walking Bass Piano Man performed a jazzy piano cover of the Sesame Street them, increasing the jazz factor by seven more levels.
27 Nov. 2023 - 15:26 UTC
A Sulcata tortoise named Penzi shared a vegetarian meal with a cheetah named Tuesday at Carson Springs Wildlife in in Gainesville, Florida.
27 Nov. 2023 - 15:02 UTC
Mark Rober created a nine-part underwater maze for his pet octopus that included incrementally increasing the difficulty levels.
26 Nov. 2023 - 16:26 UTC
A Clearasil ad from 1989 shows a young and rather big-haired Mark Ruffalo zapping newly sprouted zits with great enthusiasm.
26 Nov. 2023 - 15:44 UTC
NativLang created a knowledgable animation that looks into how modern culture was able to interpret and pronounce Coptic.
26 Nov. 2023 - 14:48 UTC
A tiny snoring French bulldog puppy fell sleep on her back with her head in her food bowl and her mouth still full.
25 Nov. 2023 - 21:34 UTC
Black Sabbath brilliantly performed their groundbreaking song "War Pigs" live at L'Olympia in Paris on December 20, 1970.
25 Nov. 2023 - 21:16 UTC
Technology Connections took a look at the "popcorn" button on microwave ovens, noting that popcorn companies advise against its use.
Imagine a time with no computers but with lots of craftsmanship and #creativity. This is my library of #art & #design #history, inspiration from the past.
24 Nov. 2023 - 22:11 UTC
Christopher Dresser, Teapot and milk jug, 1875-1880. Terracotta, partially glazed. Made by Watcombe Pottery Co, Torquay. Photo: Felix Bielmeier. Grassi Museum Leipzig.I am always amazed at how [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 21:33 UTC
Naum Gabo, Linear Construction NO. 1 , 1963/64 (Design 1942/43) Via Kunsthalle HamburgIn the 1930s, the Russian constructivist came across models that mathematicians had built from wire, wood and [...]
23 Nov. 2023 - 12:16 UTC
Massimo Vignelli, Harper’s Illustrated Handbook of Cats or Dogs, 1985. Via Vignelli Archive
13 Nov. 2023 - 16:48 UTC
Herbert Bauer, Cover of Gebrauchsgraphik: International Advertising Art, December 1970, a German magazine dedicated to graphic design. Via Letterform archive
3 Nov. 2023 - 10:43 UTC
Achille Castiglioni, “Bavero” Teapot with Lid, 2001. Porcelain. Alessi, Italy. Via philamuseum
25 Oct. 2023 - 17:40 UTC
Eva Zeisel, Museum Dinner Service, 1945-1970. Porcelain. Designed for the MoMA exhibition, which was the first for ceramics and the first which featured a woman designer. Via Goldstein Design [...]
23 Oct. 2023 - 21:21 UTC
Susi & Ueli Berger, Soft Chair, 1967. Synthetic: cover imitation leather matt (Cuiril Vistram); filling polyether foam. Switzerland. 3. Studies for seating landscape, 1967.4. Variations on the [...]
23 Oct. 2023 - 21:07 UTC
Gerrit Rietveld, armchair, 1927. Mass Museum
13 Oct. 2023 - 13:43 UTC
Vico Magistretti, Dalù Table Lamp, 1969; Re-edition 2005. Made by Artemide Italy. Via philamuseum
13 Oct. 2023 - 9:34 UTC
F. C. Gundlach, photography of Grace Coddington, 1967. 1/ Chiwitt 2/ Missoni 3/ Daniel Hechter. Via MKG Hamburg
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27 Nov. 2023 - 14:06 UTC
The 2023 Ocean Photographer of the Year Contest Highlights the Stunning Sights Above and Below the Surface
24 Nov. 2023 - 18:01 UTC
Lone Splendor: A Group Show Revels in the Wonder and Unknown of the Night Sky
24 Nov. 2023 - 16:33 UTC
Hera’s Imaginative New Murals Question the Animal Impulse to Migrate
24 Nov. 2023 - 12:00 UTC
JR’s Dramatic Cave Intervention Emerges from the Center of the Palais Garnier in Paris
22 Nov. 2023 - 18:00 UTC
Surreal Anatomies and Architectural Motifs Emerge from Elegant Sculptural Candles
22 Nov. 2023 - 14:03 UTC
Moss, Pine Bark, and Roots Camouflage Tiny Refuges Among the Wild Swedish Forests and Farmland
22 Nov. 2023 - 12:45 UTC
Kendall Ross Gets Personal with Her Colorful Sweaters Embedded with Stories
22 Nov. 2023 - 0:22 UTC
More Than 100 Photographers Team Up for Vital Impacts Print Sale Supporting Elephant Conservation
21 Nov. 2023 - 19:20 UTC
Wander Through a Geometric Field of More Than 400 Pyramids in Jim Denevan’s ‘Self Similar’
21 Nov. 2023 - 17:10 UTC
In a Documentary Short, Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley Wield ‘Paint & Pitchfork’ in the Studio