All Blog Posts Tagged 'History' (10)

Pictogram History Posters

After enjoying Viktor Hertz's pictogram movie and music poster series, we didn't think it was possible for someone to create another set as enjoyable. Then, we came across this series by H-57. The Milan,… Continue

Added by alice on August 15, 2011 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

When Cartoons Invade Reality

In a society where we're inundated with media - a 24-hour news cycle, a constant stream of entertainment - it's easy to feel apathetic, to be desensitized by everything around us. Combo (aka Culture Kidnapper) rudely awakens us by his startling images. "You take a picture, you add something that has nothing to do with it, and immediately it tells something else," he says. For Combo, cartoons… Continue

Added by alice on May 2, 2011 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

It's Coming: MOCA's Major Graffiti and Street Art Show

Are you as excited about this show as us? Soon, the Museum of Contemporary Art will present Art in the Streets and in doing so will be the FIRST major U.S. museum to examine the history of street art and graffiti. Running from April 17 through August 8, we'll learn how an underground form of expression that begin in the 1970s became what it is today...a major art movement!

Art… Continue

Added by alice on March 30, 2011 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Jeff Koons: Art History Video

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For the #112th episode on ArtBabble, Jeff Koons describes how he likes to “communicate with other artists” by making art historical references, from Classical to Modern, in his sculptures and paintings in this Jeff Koons Art History video. (… Continue

Added by Felix Stork on July 11, 2010 at 7:57am — No Comments

Dramatic Projection Mapping Narrates 8500 Year History of Istanbul


I'm always impressed by well-executed projection mapping. "Yekpare" is a storyteller which narrates the 8500 year history of Istanbul. The story embraces symbols from Pagans to Roman Empire, from Byzantine Empire to Latin Empire, and finally from Ottoman Empire to Istanbul at the present day.

Haydarpaşa Train Station, with its brilliant architectural forms, is the building on which the story is projected. The connection between middle east to west…


Added by Eugene on July 1, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A Brief History of Pretty Much Everything

"This is the final piece for my AS art course, a flipbook made entirely out of biro pens. It's something like 2100 pages long, and about 50 jotter books. I'd say I worked on and off it for roughly 3… Continue

Added by Eugene on February 11, 2010 at 4:39pm — 4 Comments

History Repeats Itself in the Oval Office

First Kids of a Country may have Powerful Dads but they are after all KIDS!!!....History repeats as Sasha is spotted playing around the same desk under which JFK Jr was found playing, a couple of years back!!!!...Another thing to note is that Obama definitely has kept his desk tidier than JFK!!! More about this here:… Continue

Added by Siddharth Barua on September 3, 2009 at 9:39pm — 2 Comments

12 Powerful Women Throughout History - Alexia Sinclair


Marie Antoinette (The Extravagant Queen)

It's pretty impressive how Australian photographer and digital artist Alexia Sinclair is able to balance the beauty of fine art, history, and modern art techniques. "The Regal Twelve" series is a suite of pictures depicting powerful historical women combining photography, illustration, European backdrops, fashion…


Added by Eugene on May 13, 2009 at 2:00pm — 14 Comments

A Fascinating Look At American History: 1860-1971 (20 LIFE photos)

A little while ago Alice wrote a post about LIFE's photo archive hosted by Google. It's such a privilege to be able to get a glimpse of what life looked like over 100 years ago. These photographers have captured priceless historical moments over the… Continue

Added by Eugene on January 6, 2009 at 11:00am — 3 Comments


Pavilion of Wings @ The Natural History Museum - ends 9/1

The Natural History Museum presents "Pavilion of Wings" for it's tenth summer. In the pavilion, visitors can walk among hundreds of free-flying butterflies and moths, including more than forty different butterfly and moth species like giant swallowtails, American painted ladies and California dogfaces-California's state butterfly. Besides learning about the life cycles, defense… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 23, 2008 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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