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Monthly Archives: January 2008
http://www.lorettalux.de/ It is called The Book, but nobody is looking at it in the photograph.We do though, because the former painter Loretta Lux cleverly placed her chosen objects in a triangle, with the book on the same line as the … Continue reading
http://www.photographyforever.com/igor/2/htmls/0007.html The husband of the couple Svibilsky-Sergyeyeva ,Igor, also transforms his photographs; he makes them look as if they were found in some older encyclopedia. Doesn’t this image look like an engraving from pioneer’s time?
http://www.photographyforever.com/olga/1/htmls/0004.html Olga Sergyeyeva and Igor Svibilsky are a team of husband/wife photographers who walks the same paths and come back with wholly personal recreated vision.This Cherry Blossom image could have been a classical painter’s work, with the same colouring and … Continue reading
Math Matters Lecture – U.S. Premier Screening of the film “Achieving the Unachievable”with the films writer/director Jean Bergeron, November 1, 2007
http://www.ima.umn.edu/2007-2008/PUB11.1.07/ Here is a link to the trailer of “Achieving the Unachievable”,the video of Jean Bergeron about Escher’s “Print”; “the impossible barrier” about which the caption talks in this site would be the technical impossibility of painting the very small … Continue reading
http://www.ima.umn.edu/videos/mobius.php A winner video in the 2007 Science and Vizualisation Challenge by 2 mathematicians of Minnesota U shows visually the beauty of Möbius equations . It apparently got a huge audience on YouTube. About links between art and math again, … Continue reading
http://escherdroste.math.leidenuniv.nl/index.php?menu=steps&sub=phase5&view=1 Mathematics and art working hand in hand again! The group of H. Lenstra (Leiden U,The Netherlands),managed to calculate how to fill in the blank centre of “Print”, a painting by Escher, the master of visual paradox.If you check further, … Continue reading
http://infosthetics.com/archives/2007/11/sound_chair_data_sculpture.html Leptonbill discovered this “data sculpture”, made from a sound crafted to look like a chair. It makes one’s mind reel :a mathematical model as an object of art; sound and sight in intimate synergy; and how fast the notion … Continue reading
http://www.ddobrovolsky.com/en/index.php?page=bigimg&id=220&cat=2 This is one of the more soberly coloured among Dmytro Dobrovolsky’s oil paintings.Imagine it without the gull:woudn’t it look a bit dull ? I think the diagonals created by the beak and the tail of the gull are leading … Continue reading
http://www.picturalissime.com/millet_printemps.htm This is a copy of Jean-Francois Millet’s Le Printemps.The original is in Orsay Museum( Paris).I chose this copy because the reproductions of the original on the Web do not give the right and rare intensity of colours that fascinated … Continue reading
http://www.adam-burton.co.uk/2639.htm Adam Burton transforms his photographs with a zest of drama . It gives a romantic flavour to some like this one (Elgol,Skye). Advertisements
http://www.uiowa.edu/~acadtech/phonetics/english/english_main.swf If you are curious about how sounds are pronounced, you can see and hear them on this site; there is even a step by step description. Advertisements
http://www.answers.com/topic/list-of-phonetics-topics Everything you always wished to know about phonetics and were too lazy to look for in libraries! (This is a Wikipedia-like “Answers.com” list of phonetics topics to click on ). Advertisements
http://www.esl-lab.com/para.htm An amusing quiz to check your understanding of english sounds that sometimes have no written form ( except in comics books perhaps). Advertisements
http://samorost2.net/plantage/plantage.swf Charmingly poetic and I love the music. Advertisements
http://www.digitalapoptosis.com/archives/canada/000295.html Digital Apoptosis takes photographs on almost any subject, from cancer cells to planes and inuit signposts to Ottawa’s giant spider.They are usually interestingly commented, and sometimes it proves necessary: no, this isn’t some kind of frozen waterfall, but a … Continue reading
http://www.ebaumsworld.com/pictures/view/79306/ Definetely no comment; just look and think it over! Advertisements
http://www.aliyagallery.com/Pages/hillpag1.htm Ancient techniques for intimate landscapes and warm colours.The character usually in the centre of Scott Hill’s paintings seems to dissolve peacefully into his glorious surroundings . Advertisements
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http://www.reynoldsarts.com/paintings/solo_paintings-52.htm A friend of ours went biking in the tuscan hills; her narrative of the trip matches perfectly the impression given by the painter Reynold:hot colours,steep long roads and dreams of fresh water! Advertisements
http://www.bigactive.com/photography/erwan-frotin/menu-de-printemps- Grandmothers used to say:”don’t play with your food!”; but what if they sqashed budding artists’instincts? Advertisements