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11 Aug 17:33

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21 Jul 02:53

Bas Jan Ader, Fall II, Amsterdam, 1970.



Bas Jan Ader, Fall II, Amsterdam, 1970.

13 Jul 23:31

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11 Jul 05:56

Tragedy. [video]



Tragedy. [video]

22 Jun 14:20

Philipp Igumnov cloudhouse



Philipp Igumnov
cloudhouse

22 Jun 15:33

Space Shuttle Endeavour Rises Above the Cloud Deck

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10 Jun 10:14

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06 Jun 11:41

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19 May 08:59

annflower: albánkonyha



annflower:

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18 May 21:21

PaperBridge: A Load-Bearing Arch of Paper Sheets Spans an English Creek

by Johnny Strategy
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all photos by Steve Messam courtesy the artist

While it’s certainly not the longest, this weight-bearing structure is definitely one of the more interesting bridges we’ve come across. Unveiled earlier this month, PaperBridge is the latest site-specific installation by environmental artist Steve Messam. It was constructed using 22,000 sheets of bright, red paper. And despite weighing in at over 4.2 tons, the free-standing structure doesn’t have a single screw, bolt or swab of glue holding it together.

On an aesthetic level, PaperBridge acts as focal point that creates a stark contrast between the bridge and the lush landscape. But on a conceptual level, Messam explains the key relationship between the bridge and its surroundings:

Paper is a simple material made from wood pulp and water. The intensity of colour used in the bridge contrasts with the verdant landscape making a bold statement of form and design. Alongside this the materials used have a resonance with the natural environment and the construction of the bridge also reflects local architectural forms, specifically pack horse bridges found throughout the area. All of the paper used in PaperBridge will be recovered and returned to the Burneside Mill for recycling into new paper once the project ends. This transparent cycle is part of the overall environmental narrative of the piece.

PaperBridge was part of the ‘Lakes Ignite’ project. It was located in the Grisedale Valley, near Patterdale and the public was invited to walk across it before it gets taken down today. (via Designboom and The Kid Should See This)

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17 May 12:13

Wayne Thiebaud“24th Street Intersection,” 1977via



Wayne Thiebaud
“24th Street Intersection,” 1977

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07 May 20:34

aubreylstallard: Sol Lewitt, 2000



aubreylstallard:

Sol Lewitt, 2000

22 Apr 20:04

En Plein VolCollection of installations by Blizzard Concepts...







En Plein Vol

Collection of installations by Blizzard Concepts utilizes hair-dryers in creative ways, from dancing string to guiding a paper aeroplance:

This new project combines magic and visual arts;  burlesque / Unusual and light poetry.  Endless loops, random paths, levitation, etc;  we come face to actions over which we have no control but which by themselves, reaching the goal.  And impracticable, the improbable certain parts gently pushes us towards reverie.

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11 Apr 12:36

are-soul: DARK PALE



are-soul:

DARK PALE

09 Apr 18:22

trefoiled:Oliver Liria

03 Apr 04:01

splashing u with knowledge



splashing u with knowledge

06 Apr 23:47

gallowhill:michael rakowitz, paraSITE homeless shelter, 1998



gallowhill:

michael rakowitz, paraSITE homeless shelter, 1998

07 Apr 12:25

The Fantasy Coffins From Ghana

by dmitry

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The fantasy or figurative coffins from Ghana, in Europe also called custom, fantastic, or proverbial coffins (abebuu adekai), are functional coffins made by specialized carpenters in the Greater Accra Region in Ghana.

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These colourful objects which have developed out of the figurative palanquins are not only coffins, but considered real works of art, were shown for the first time to a wider Western public in the exhibition Les Magiciens de la terre at the Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris in 1989. The seven coffins which were exposed in Paris were done by Kane Kwei (1922–1992) and by his former assistant Paa Joe (b.1947).

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Since then, these art coffins of Kane Kwei, his grandson Eric Adjetey Anang, Paa Joe, Daniel Mensah (Hello), Kudjoe Affutu and other artists have been displayed in many international art museums and galleries around the world.

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04 Apr 04:23

bluecote:neviges pilgrimage church Gottfried Böhm, 1964-7



bluecote:

neviges pilgrimage church
Gottfried Böhm, 1964-7

25 Mar 03:46

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26 Mar 18:44

vikautofocus:"SEPTEMBER MMXIV" series.Ivory paper...











vikautofocus:

"SEPTEMBER MMXIV" series.
Ivory paper 30x40cm.
autofocus, 2014.