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Precedent

John Whitney, Catalog 1961!  

Whitney reengineered a WWII anti-aircraft gun sight to create these animations. The number of simultaneous parameters look rather complex for such an early computer system. They appear autonomous as well.  An example of the beginnings of artificial intelligence as early as 1944?


Happy Birthday, Salvador

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1. “I don’t do drugs. I am drugs.” – Dalí

2. “Every morning upon awakening, I experience a supreme pleasure: that of being Salvador Dalí.” – Dalí

3. Salvador Dalí on the television show What’s My Line?

The Great Dadaist of Cumbria

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Schwitter’s Merzbauten, an ongoing work that spanned a decade.  The dadaist has received a spike in interest as of late and efforts to restore his rural studio in England where he spent the last 18 years of his life have begun.

Volvo P1800ES

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My Saab died, wish I could replace it with another Swedish machine.

Paintings: Michael Ciervo

Majoring in Painting at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Michael Ciervo creates beautifully cold images that exhibit a certain sense of displacement. The nearly completely desaturated images mimic the fluidity of watercolors though he employs oils in these paintings.
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Feathersome

Kate Mccgwire’s Vex, 2008
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Kate Mccgwire’s Heave, 2008
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Detail of Vex:
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Emily Valentine’s Pair of Pugcocks, 2008
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Emily Valentine’s Red Shepard
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Illustration: Micah Lidberg

Goodness, Graphite on paper
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Detail
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Photo: Bill Durgin’s Figure Studies

Figure Studies by American photographer Bill Durgin, visually amputating his subjects via contortion and perspective.
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See more here. Make sure to have a look at his other series edibles as well as figures & wares.

Ferrofluids

A very worthwhile video showcasing the properties of ferrofluids in the context of the visual arts.


Watch Ferro Fluid Momi No Ki Tamago  |  View More Free Videos Online at Veoh.com

Sculpturing Shapes

Kapoor’s White Out 2004.
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