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f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Elisa Strozyk

Wooden. Rugs. Rolls those two words around in your mind hole for a minute or two. German artist Elisa Strozyk has created three variations of these delightful coverings. Strozyk dyes and connects row upon row of triangular pieces as she pulls together the end result of a colored wooden rug, which is so flexible that you can literally crumple it up and toss it into a corner. (via Design Milk)


(via exhibition-ism)

erin-omalley:

Darkroom experiments. I’m not sure if I could classify this as a photogram because I used an enlarger to project & print transparencies that I had painted on, similar to making film prints but without the actual film. This one maybe I won’t draw over 

erin-omalley:

Darkroom experiments. I’m not sure if I could classify this as a photogram because I used an enlarger to project & print transparencies that I had painted on, similar to making film prints but without the actual film. This one maybe I won’t draw over 

iovblog:

Solarium by William Lamson

Мини-теплица для цитрусовых растеньиц из стеклянных панелей с загерметизированной внутри них карамелью.

Like a mountain chapel or Thoreau’s one-room cabin, Solarium references a tradition of isolated outposts designed for reflection. Each of the 162 panels is made of sugar cooked to different temperatures and then sealed between two panes of window glass.

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theatlantic:

This Man Took 445 Photobooth Portraits of Himself Over 30 Years, and Nobody Knows Why

For three decades, starting in the 1930s, he did the same thing. He’d sit inside a photo booth. He’d smile. He’d pose. 
And then—pop! pop! pop!—out would pop a glossy self-portrait, in shades of black and white. There he was, staring back at himself … and grinning. And, sometimes, almost scowling. There he was, mirthful. And, sometimes, almost scornful.  
The man—nobody knows who he was—repeated this process 455 times, at least, and he did so well into the 1960s. Nobody knows for sure why he did it. Or where he did it. All we know is that he took nearly 500 self-portraits over the course of thirty years, at a time when taking self-portraits was significantly more difficult than it is today, creating a striking record of the passage of time. 
The man’s effort is now being shared with the public in the form of a collection being shown at Rutgers’ Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick. “445 Portraits of a Man,” the exhibit is appropriately called, takes these early, earnest selfies and presents them as art. 
Read more. [Image courtesy Donald Lokuta]

theatlantic:

This Man Took 445 Photobooth Portraits of Himself Over 30 Years, and Nobody Knows Why

For three decades, starting in the 1930s, he did the same thing. He’d sit inside a photo booth. He’d smile. He’d pose. 

And then—pop! pop! pop!—out would pop a glossy self-portrait, in shades of black and white. There he was, staring back at himself … and grinning. And, sometimes, almost scowling. There he was, mirthful. And, sometimes, almost scornful.  

The man—nobody knows who he was—repeated this process 455 times, at least, and he did so well into the 1960s. Nobody knows for sure why he did it. Or where he did it. All we know is that he took nearly 500 self-portraits over the course of thirty years, at a time when taking self-portraits was significantly more difficult than it is today, creating a striking record of the passage of time. 

The man’s effort is now being shared with the public in the form of a collection being shown at Rutgers’ Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick. “445 Portraits of a Man,” the exhibit is appropriately called, takes these early, earnest selfies and presents them as art.

Read more. [Image courtesy Donald Lokuta]

(via npr)

artruby:

Tauba Auerbach, Shatter series, (2009). 

MGM

MGM

John Paul White and Candi Staton perform together at the Alabama Music hall of Fame induction banquet in Florence, AL on feb. 28,2014

The Lone Bellow playing at Cottonseed Studios Live in Opelika, AL on Feb. 22, 2014. 

The Lone Bellow playing their last song of the night in the middle of 1st Avenue in downtown Opelika, Alabama.  The Lone Bellow played on Saturday, Feb. 22 as part of the Cottonseed Live music series in downtown Opelika. 

skunkbear:

These images are a much more beautiful way of saying this:

Iceland was formed from lava at the edge of two parting tectonic plates. It has 30 volcanic “systems” that include hundreds of volcanoes - and 13 of those have erupted since Iceland was settled in 784, spewing enormous quantities of volcanic ash.  The North Atlantic Current keeps the weather pretty mild (even though Iceland is as close to the North Pole as Alaska) and it also brings the moisture that has fueled the formation of glaciers on Iceland’s volcanic slopes.  [Insert “Song of Ice and Fire” reference here]

Russian photographer Андрей Ермолаев (Andre Ermolaev) has captured the amazing natural paintings created when Icelandic glaciers melt and the water braids its way through volcanic ash. You can see more aerial photos and landscapes here.

(via nprradiopictures)