Thursday, 31 July 2008
New Blood Art.
Contemporary undiscovered artists from around the UK.
Glastonbury in 1993.
'It was a hot one. And a good one! '
Bristol Graffiti and Street Art.
Licence Plates of the Caribbean.
The Rat Temple of Rajasthan.
'I worked as a volunteer with Cesar Chavez's United Farm Workers in Texas and in Michigan in the late 60s and early 70s.'
'These photos are from a trip to deliver food to striking strawberry pickers at a migrant camp in southeast Michigan, near Adrian.'
'The Bloop is the name given to an ultra-low frequency underwater sound detected by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration several times during the summer of 1997. The source of the sound remains unknown.'
Is it Cthulhu???????????
Handcoloured Photographs from Meiji Japan.
'Brazilian painter and also a prominent and influential practitioner of the neo-realism style in painting. His career coincided with and included collaboration with Oscar Niemeyer amongst others.(1903 - 1962) '
Querying the Hive Mind.
'I've been feeling slow lately. How can I sharpen my mental powers? '
'Where can I go via train that would be an amazing day trip out of NYC?'
'I'm looking for books and graphic novels that are meant to be read multiple times.'
'Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (March 30, 1746 – April 16, 1828) was an Aragonese Spanish painter and printmaker. Goya was a court painter to the Spanish Crown and a chronicler of history'.
Victorian Back Slang.
'What is it? Well, everybody — in England at least — knows at least one word of it: yob. Boy backwards. Take an ordinary English word and say it backwards is the simple basic principle. Not all words, not even many (the vocabulary was always very small) and mainly verbs, nouns, cardinal numbers, and the occasional adjective...'
'People of the Twentieth Century, the collective portrait of German society made by German photographer August Sander, has fascinated viewers from its earliest presentation in a 1927 exhibition and the controversial publication of a selection of 60 images in the book Face of the Time published two years later. Despite Sander's dedication over five decades to the idea and compilation of this portrait atlas of the German people, the project remained unfinished. Nonetheless, his photographs remain compelling, in part because he chose to categorize his subjects by profession or social class...'
The Encyclopedia of Arda.
All things Tolkien.