“This photograph was taken in the Tabriz grand Bazaar on August 16, 2015,” photographer Farshid Tighehsaz (@farshidtighehsaz) writes. “What was important for me was capturing the sen...

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J.D. ‘Okhai OjeikereNigerian, 1930-2014 Ojo Npeti/Kiko (left profile), Ojo Npeti/Kiko (right profile), 1971 Two vintage gelatin silver prints, left and right profiles right image: 27 x 22.5 cm left image: 26.9 x 20.9 cm Cleveland Museum of Art Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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da-da-sk: Paul Klee once said an interesting thing:  “The more awful this world is, the abstracter art is.” born December 18, 1879.

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January 19, 2016 Athena Torri

Gabriel de la Mora’s “Sound Inscriptions on Fabric” is on view now. Wed-Sun 12-6pm | Thur 12-8pm Gabriel de la Mora is best known for constructing visual works from found, discarded, and obsolete objects, such as eggshells and shoe soles. De la Mora describes these objects, which have outlived their usefulness, as caches for historical information about everyday life. In his exhibition at The Drawing Center, De la Mora will present an installation of fifty-five pairs of found...

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The Chakras collection by Caspita  “The Chakra collection has taken shape around the seven main chakras, stemming from Indian spirituality and designating seven centres of energy in the shape of lotus flowers, each one a different colour. Each chakra represents a world in itself, a sensibility, a colour, an emotion, and a deity… The choice of one chakra over another is not inconsequential; it is purely a matter of intuition and mystery. Chakras are centres of energy and awareness in the h...

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#design, #fashion, #jewelry, #caspita, #chakra

Editor John Pyper reviews both the Ragnar Kjartansson exhibition Song at the ICA Boston and a piece by Phil Collins in Provisional Aesthetics, Rehearsing History at The Davis Museum at Wellesley College [continued at Big Red & Shiny…]     Phil Collins, Dunia Tak Akan Mendengar (The World Won’t Listen), 2007

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youthindecline: A preview page from GRANDADDY PURPLE, IMMACULATE HOST by Jonny Negron. This is a sequel to Jonny’s piece in Thickness #1, and will be published as a part of the expanded and collected THICKNESS anthology, forthcoming from Youth in Decline.

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BUONA SERA MERAVIGLIOSO UNIVERSO….SONO SU “AURORA FOTOGRAFI”….ENJOY!!!!https://www.instagram.com/p/BR34ZzUAOq5/?taken-by=aurorafotografi____________________________________________GOOD EVENING WONDERFUL UNIVERSE….I’M ON “AURORA FOTOGRAFI”….ENJOY!!!!https://www.instagram.com/p/BR34ZzUAOq5/?taken-by=aurorafotografi

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November 30, 2015
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October 30, 2012 Photography by Jeen Na
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Not a big fan of this one, shouldn’t have done the outlines. But if I want to improve I need to look at the positive things, like the side profile on the left and the eyes of the portrait at the top.

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December 8, 2011 MICHAEL CLARK
November 3, 2015 Erik

huntingtonlibrary: This 15th-century manuscript—poet-monk John Lydgate’s Fall of Princes—is quite amazing in its own right, but it’s even more amazing WITH LIGHTSABERS. images from John Lydgate, Fall of Princes, manuscript, between 1440 and 1460, parchment, bound. Lightsabers by The Huntington’s tumblr. Here’s one straight from our Lightsaber Academy Manual. (Many more to choose from if anybody wants to Star Wars-ify the “Flower of Battle” fighting manual from the 1400s)

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In The Forty Part Motet, every single speaker plays a recording of a single singer, which artist Janet Cardiff says is a virtual representation of that person. “It’s like they’re stopped in time." Now on view! Our final SFMOMA On the Go exhibition and a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Find out more here →#40PartMotet

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H. Severin | German Street Photographer H. Severin was born in 1966, lives and works in Hannover/Germany. He started taking digital photography in Paris and London in 2006. His first photographic focus was in areas of architecture and still-/tabletop-photography. Since 2010 he photographed almost exclusively in digital street photography, for some time again in analog photography. He describes himself as a self-taught amateur photographer. Website | Tumblr | Facebook | Instagram

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January 12, 2016 holyurl: brushes

Matt Crabe’s aptly named “Fleshy demon head, pulsating veins loaded with malt liquor and rancid blood.” See more on HiFructose.com. 

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January 24, 2018 bananasandguavas: summer
October 29, 2017 Friedrich Kunath