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Project Mongol

Looking like the results of an elaborate Project Runway exercise, these elaborate paper costumes are the work of Russia-based artist Asya Kozina. Her creations are copies of Mongolian wedding costumes she makes to try and keep alive a long tradition she believes is dying. 11 more words

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The German 1930s and the Future of Art: more from A Shoe Story

When Heidegger commented on van Gogh’s painting ‘The Shoes’ (aka ‘Boots with Laces’) fifty years, from 1886 to 1936, had passed, and what fifty years, in Europe! 2,747 more words

Philosophy And Philosophers

Tai Chi Y3D249: White Crane Spreads Wings

Woke this morning at 5:30 (no school today), did tai chi and my druidic work, and then took some time to prepare for today’s Mars in Exaltation… 350 more words

Tai Chi

Made From Leather: necklaces, handles and tassels

by Christina Sunario

I have always been a keen admirer of leather. Every time I see leather bags, shoes, wallets and accessories, I just can’t help myself!  588 more words

Art And Design

Playing with New Mobile creative apps from #adobecc

Recently I started to play with three new mobile apps from Abode. Adobe Brush CC allows you to takes photos and create custom brushes. Adobe Shape CC turns photos into vectors. 372 more words

Art And Design

Paper Mosaics

Artist Lisa Nilsson created a recent project using paper that she calls Tapis Series. These intricate creations take months to complete and the results are nothing short of amazing.

Art And Design

Porcelain Fractals

Nuala O’Donovan hand-builds these fractal pattern forms out of porcelain, borrowing from nature the intricate pattens to be found there.

From her artist statement:

The result of using the characteristics of fractal geometry in making decisions regarding the form of the sculptural pieces, is that the form is resolved but retains a sense of potential change.

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