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felineillusion:

Shirley: Visions of Reality / 2013 / dir. Gustav Deutsch

Inspired by the art of American painter Edward Hopper

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policymic:

Fine art reimagined for the selfie era

Art is a reflection of its era. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that, in the age of apps and emojis, Ukrainian artist Nastya Nudnik is using the vocabulary of social media to rebrand familiar images for a digital world. 

Her collection, Emoji-nation, reimagines some of art history’s most celebrated works by adding symbols from our e-world — a move that challenges our conceptions of “traditional” art and makes museum masterpieces accessible to a wider audience. Nudnik’s four-part series doesn’t concentrate on a specific time period; it covers everything from Michelangelo to Degas to Magritte. However, for a 21st-century viewer, perhaps her most successful and moving interpretations are based on realist paintings by 20th-century American artist, Edward Hopper.

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Even the palace hotel needs dusting :))))

Even the palace hotel needs dusting :))))

juanofwords:

Shoe Tossing – Why?
What does it mean?!  Nobody seems to really know.  After doing a little research online all I came up with was the conclusion that there are lots of different theories out there about what exactly would possess someone to tie their shoes’ shoelaces in a knot and throw them over a telephone line.  Around here, in my neighborhood, there are a couple of streets where you’ll find these tossed shoes.  I think they’ve been up there for years.  Yet every time I pass by them I can’t help but wonder “Why?  What does it mean?!” Read More

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juanofwords:

Shoe Tossing – Why?

What does it mean?!  Nobody seems to really know.  After doing a little research online all I came up with was the conclusion that there are lots of different theories out there about what exactly would possess someone to tie their shoes’ shoelaces in a knot and throw them over a telephone line.  Around here, in my neighborhood, there are a couple of streets where you’ll find these tossed shoes.  I think they’ve been up there for years.  Yet every time I pass by them I can’t help but wonder “Why?  What does it mean?!” Read More

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urban night

urban night