Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'Magnificent' (9)

Magnificent Birds Frozen in Time

Here is the End of All Things (Thistle seeds, bluebottles, a taxidermy barn owl, nylon, lead, acrylic)

London-based artist Claire Morgan has already had quite the busy 2011. Using her trademark suspension style, she creates a great deal of energy around these… Continue

Added by Eugene on July 25, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Magnificent Volcanic Eruption in Grimsvotn, Iceland

"It took us 90 minutes to fly to Grimsvotn with a strong wind against us," said filmmaker Jon Gustafsson a couple days ago. "The eruption looked magnificent in the sunset. Once we landed 5 miles away from the crater the cold glacier air hit us like a truck. We tried to work outside but I only lasted for a couple of minutes.

"Pilot Reynir Petursson also didn’t want to stay on the ground for too long since it was very windy and the ash fall was unpredictable.… Continue

Added by Eugene on May 24, 2011 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Alfa Romeo's Magnificent Centenary Sculpture (5 pics)

Although Gerry Judah's latest creation is highly reminiscent of his previous work for Audi, the Alfa Romeo Centenary Sculpture is magnificent nonetheless.

Shaped in the form of the Italian marque’s iconic Cloverleaf badge, Judah wanted to celebrate the spirit of Alfa Romeo by…


Added by Eugene on July 13, 2010 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Magnificent Kaleidoscope by Olafur Eliasson (4 pics)

Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson created a huge kaleidoscope inside the atrium of a museum. Titled "Mikroskop," the installation is one of the standout pieces in the artist's first solo exhibition in a Berlin institution. The central theme of the show is Berlin, the city in which the artist has lived and worked for many years.

“Innen Stadt Außen”… Continue

Added by Eugene on June 12, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Our Magnificent Planet

After months of effort, a team from NASA meticulously put together thousands of true-color images to produce this breathtaking photo of Earth. Cloud coverage was minimized by taking separate photos over the course of several days and compiling an unobstructed view of the continents. [view larger… Continue

Added by Eugene on March 2, 2010 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Magnificent Animal Scuptures Frozen in Mid-Air (12 pics)

These highly-dynamic sculptures by visual artist Claire Morgan are captivating on so many different levels. Many of the animals in her artwork seem to evoke a potential for freedom and life’s poignant vulnerability. The relationship between movement and stillness is compelling in her installations, while the compositional patterns she creates form a beautiful…


Added by Eugene on January 20, 2010 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Magnificent Paper Sculptures (5 pics)

Dutch artist Paula Arntzen is an incredibly skilled paper artist. Only after countless hours of studying and observing the special characteristics of paper was she able to create these contemporary light sculptures. All of these were entirely handcrafted before being screen-printed with fluorescent ink. The results are stunning!…


Added by Eugene on January 16, 2010 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

Magnificent Brown Bears (18 photos)

There are few land mammals more handsome than these big, furry, brown bears. Italian photographer Stefano Unterthiner sought of these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat, and captured these amazing shots.

Stefano travels regularly around the world in search of new subjects for his photographic stories. He specializes in trying to tell an animal's…


Added by Eugene on December 30, 2009 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

16 Magnificent Black and White Photos of Castles and Bridges

These magnificent photographs of castles and bridges by Marcin Stawiarz are simply majestic. It's almost as if he takes us on a trip back in time during the days of King Arthur and the Knights of Camelot. By using black and white, instead of color on these shots, Stawiarz creates timeless images that are breathtakingly beautiful.

"I’ve always been…


Added by Eugene on October 1, 2009 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment


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