Archive for the 'Arts' Category

12
Jan
09

things worth pondering

november-4-2008More illustrations from Patrick Moberg’s blog.

31
Dec
08

2008–NYT Year in Pictures

Here’s a look at NY Times’ 2008 Year in Pictures and I must admit there where some stunning photographs taken in ’08. Make way for the year of the OX.

23
Dec
08

Banksy: graffiti and Louvre

British urban and graffiti artist Banksy and some of his latest pieces. Banksy hails from Bristol, UK and his artwork is often satirical pieces of politics, culture, and ethics.

People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.

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23
Sep
08

Subconscious art of graffiti removal

A film by Matt McCormick & Rodeo Film Company; I recognize this everyday while  cruising the cut-through.

The official website is here.

03
Sep
08

Urban Nostalgia

Vintage photographs of American cities in the 1950s here.

26
Aug
08

Want a culture of innovation? Fund our artists.

Innovation is the new buzzword for the so-called value-added economy: Wealth is now created primarily through intellectual capital, not natural resources. Japan and Microsoft taught us that we don’t need coal and wood and mounds of potash: We need smarts.

Our view of the societal importance of art has shifted over the last half century.

Here you can read the entire article.




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