Nick Cave/Interview

Being on Earth! By ANDREW DOMINIK Photography CRAIG MCDEAN Nick Cave’s mind is a deep spring of dark beauty and improbable inspirations. He is a restless creator, skipping blithely across genres and forms, from music and literature to screenwriting, acting, and even theater. After cutting his teeth in the late ’70s and early ’80s with […]

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Sylvia JI

Land of Retinal Delights   Possessing an artistic voice as unique as the times we live in, Sylvia Ji is at once contemplative, spiritual, enigmatic, and yet whimsically funny. Above all else, it is perhaps beauty that emerges as her defining characteristic, and her art reflects this: an extension of herself; a passionate appreciation of simple […]

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Haroshi

Japanese Skateboarder and Self-Taught Sculptor Turns Old Skateboards Into Art Japanese skateboarder and self-taught sculptor Haroshi has creatively combined his two passions by creating striking and stylish pop-culture images out of the wood of trashed skateboards. The unique appearance of his sculptures is all thanks to the composition of the skateboards he uses, which are created from multiple […]

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Was Football Season Really Over ?

The Death of Hunter S. Thompson ”Shortly after Thompson’s death, I read Hey Rube, a collection of his columns for ESPN.com. His most chilling column was the one he wrote just hours after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.” Last Words: A Testament to Hunter Thompson Washington Post Staff Writer By Henry Allen Friday, September 9, 2005 They found […]

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Art Nouveau III

A Way of Life and a Philosophy/The Accessories and Jewellery As promised here are some nice piece of jewellery or accessories that are considered to be Art Nouveau.                                                       […]

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Art Nouveau II

Art Nouveau Is a Philosphy, a Way of Life Art Nouveau is an international philosophy and style of art, architecture and applied art – especially the decorative arts – that was most popular during 1890 — 1910. It was inspired by natural forms and structures, not only in flowers and plants, but also in curved lines. Architects tried […]

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Art Nouveau/Gaudi

Architecture  Art Nouveau is an elegant decorative art style characterized by intricate patterns of curving lines. Art Nouveau remained popular until around the time of World War I, and was ultimately replaced by the Art Deco style. I chose to make a post about it because so many people do not even know about it, even […]

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Communism in Textiles

Soviet fabrics from the 20’s and 30’s  If you walked by a set of curtains made from one of these fabrics, you might not pick up on a communist star or the CCCP acronym. Many of the designs below are thematic of classical Russian art; you see lush color, dense scapes and even the odd […]

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