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Leiden is a Dutch university town on the Old Rhine, with a population of about 120,000. Along with windmills and picturesque river scenery, the small city has an impressive display of… 76 more words


A Couple Turns of the Century

With the peaks of PPG Place in the background, Seward Johnson’s statue “A Turn of the Century,” in PPG Plaza, a 20-foot-tall, 14,440-pound monumental bronze sculpture based on an 1883 life-sized painting by impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, “Dance at Bougival.” I took the photo at twilight but the sky still has quite a bit of light. 92 more words


Contemporary Art Bike Racks - Another Reason to Love Pensacola

These are so cool, on every corner south of Garden on Palafox. They are not only handy for our urban riders, they LOOK great, very svelte, minimal. 7 more words

Living Conditions

BOOK | SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennial

Just arrived. SCAPE 7 Public Art Christchurch Biennial. Volume 2: Artist Projects. Edited by Curator Blair French. 11 Artist Projects. 2 Permanent Works. Foreword by Deborah McCormick. 58 more words


Connect four

Twin brothers Frank and Patrik Riklin imagine a world blanketed in a picnic, a world marked by community contributions and fellowship. This summer, they’re hosting a petite picnic by their standards, palatial by everyone else’s, on a patchwork blanket covering nearly 4 acres of countryside in the Appenzell region of Switzerland. 111 more words


L.A. Downtown

4th Street and Spring. May, 2013

Photo: Tom Price

Street Art

Blogging the Book: Chapter Three- Graffiti Decoded

David Samuel, the author’s guide into the world of graffiti, says that graffiti is “A lawless activity with a million and one laws” (Pg. 37). It is a way of life that is meant only for the initiated, and only if they follow and respect the rules of those who came before them while breaking the rules of society.  314 more words

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