Thursday, May 23, 2019

Classic Compositions Performed on a Miniature Paper Piano




Aliaksei Zholner is known for making fully functioning models from cardboard and paper.
His latest piece is a miniature 18-key piano that is tuned to play popular and classical pieces such as Fryderyk Chopin’s Polonez b-moll, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Für Elise, and Scott Joplin’s The Entertainer.
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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Banksy in Venice




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Boom to Bust




Niko J Kallianiotis travelled through the main streets of Pennsylvania to photograph ‘the silhouette of what once was’ now the coal industry has gone.

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Susan Meiselas has won the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2019


Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas was announced as the 2019 winner of the prestigious £30,000 prize at a special award ceremony at The Photographers’ Gallery, on Thursday 16th May by British Turkish award winning writer and activist Elif Shafak.
 Meiselas was deemed to have made a consistently outstanding contribution to photography, influencing the way that audiences encounter and understand the form and exemplifying a commitment and personal investment to her subject matter and subjects that has left an indelible mark on the history of photography.
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Dora Maar’s work




“Portrait of Ubu,” 1936.

“Portrait of Ubu,” which was widely circulated as a Surrealist postcard, is one of almost five hundred works in a new Dora Maar exhibition at the Centre Pompidou.
But Maar’s work did not begin or end with Surrealism, nor with queasy repurposings of found objects and images. Maar, who was born Henriette Theodora Markovitch, in 1907, and lived to be eighty-nine, was several sorts of artist in the decade or less that her photography had free rein.
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Welcome


Laure Prouvost: You Have Been Here Before 
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Waiting


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Tank Man


Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters

 Balloons in the shape of a Chinese tank and Tiananmen Square’s ‘Tank Man’ are placed in Liberty Square, ahead of the 4 June anniversary of China’s violent military crackdown against pro-democracy protesters in Beijing in 1989.
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Invader (Versailles)




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Horse


Salvatore Ganacci - Horse from BUSINESS CLUB ROYALE on Vimeo.

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MIT Robot Breaks Rubik’s Cube Record




A robot created by MIT students Ben Katz and Jared Di Carlo managed to solve a Rubik’s Cube in a record-breaking, lightning-fast 0.38 seconds.
 The video above shows it happening in real time, then in progressively slower times.
By comparison, Yusheng Du, a Chinese speedcuber, holds the [human] record for solving a 3x3x3 cube in 3.47 seconds.
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Schein und Sein





Henry Leutwyler

 Each of the objects exhibited here belonged to a celebrity.

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Niki Lauda, Austrian Formula 1 legend, dies at 70


The legendary Austrian, one of the best-known figures in motor racing, took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984.
 For many, he will be remembered for his remarkable recovery and return to racing after being badly burned in a crash in the 1976 German Grand Prix.
 Lauda, who underwent a lung transplant in August, "passed away peacefully" on Monday, his family said.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Somewhere, Fabio Coruzzi

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Watercolor Paintings of Imagined Trash Structures Packed With Advertising by Alvaro Naddeo





Brazilian artist Alvaro Naddeo‘s watercolors imagine a dystopian world left in ruin by overconsumption and littered with the branding and logos of the past.

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Grimm The Street Kat


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Be like Fridolin


Enjoy the little things in life and take some time to smell the flowers. 
 Photograph by by Hannah Assil.

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Saturday, May 18, 2019

Are you my mom ?


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 An orphaned bear named Aida stands next to Zakir Becar in the Gunjani village, near Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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The waiting is the hardest part.

Photograph by Kevin Lamarque / Reuters 

 The double-amputee dog Cora Rose balances on her hind legs to watch Zach Skow repair her cart on a street in Washington, D.C., on May 15, 2019. Cora Rose serves in a California prisoner-therapy program founded by Skow called Pawsitive Change.
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Apple Strudel


My daughter in law made it today.😍

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