14 4 / 2014

12 4 / 2014

10 4 / 2014

chosen-undead:

concept art

05 4 / 2014

rhymeswithrad:

Paul Fryer

Lucifer (Morning star), 2008

Anodized aluminum, silicon rubber cord,

wax work figure, feathers, concrete

this is the single most painfully beautiful thing I’ve ever seen in my entire life.

(Source: 2headedsnake, via fourofthem)

03 4 / 2014

hbo:

Game of Phones, the spot-on Emoji recap of the Game of Thrones.

01 4 / 2014

(Source: scorpiondagger, via fourofthem)

30 3 / 2014

xombiedirge:

Legend of Zelda by NIDO / Blog

29 3 / 2014

Pleased to announce our newest book arts acquisition: 

The Deep by Kevin Steele.


From the artist’s website:  

"The Deep is a tribute to maritime folklore and tradition developed over centuries of nautical exploration. The ocean, which remains immense and mysterious in our own time, was all the more enchanting and terrifying to sailors in an era when being at sea meant a profound isolation from civilization in oft uncharted waters and dangerous passages.


The Deep is a circular accordion pop-up book which unfolds to an oversized eight-point compass rose. The compass, arguably the sailor’s most valuable instrument, not only enables accurate navigation but brings good luck, ensuring safe passage home and protecting against a watery end in the Deep.”

Visit the artist’s website.

If you want to take a look in person just stop by the desk in our reading room and our librarians will  probably offer a bit of assistance.  I particularly recommend getting a group together and stopping by since it is a great one to gather around. 

uispeccoll:

nprbooks:

(via beyondneptune)

27 3 / 2014

kaiwoladan:

BERLIN FASHION WEEK HERBST/WINTER 2014/15 - Lena Hoschek (part 2)

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18 3 / 2014

f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Beautiful Animated Versions of Classic Paintings by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro 

Classic paintings have been brought to life by an animator who has created a film of moving artworks.Italian Rino Stefano Tagliafierro took around 100 images and brought them to life using the 2.5D effect.Artist and animator Rino Stefano Tagliafierro has used CGI techniques.

Old animated to life by Rino Stefano Tagliafierro

  Watch absolutely the Video:


Rino Stefano Tagliafierro brought back the expressive force of gestures of beauty that he springs from the immobility of canvas, animating a sentiment lost to the fixedness masterpieces. It almost seems as if we could walk through the untouched nature and watch the angels sing their chorus. A series of well selected images from the tradition of pictorial beauty are appropriated with the intention of retracing the sentiment beneath the veil of appearance. Beauty in this interpretation is the silent companion of life, inexorably leading from the smile of the baby, through erotic ecstasies to the grimaces of pain that close a cycle destined to repeat as infinitum. Indeed a beautiful work of fleetingtime.

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