Beautiful Curves, Amazing Light

… and more.  I’ve just discovered the amazing Contemporist blog (“architecture, design, art, travel”) from which I’ve borrowed these images… Worth a visit. Technorati Tags: Contemporist.com,architecture

Face – eclecticity.com

A beautiful image from eclecticity.com… Serendipity or careful placing? Technorati Tags: eclecticity.com,art,photography,leaf,lips

Autumn Leaves – Simply Beautiful

Kurt at Cultural Offering finds an elegant autumn colour wheel…   Technorati Tags: Autimn Leaves,Cultural Offering,Kurt Harden,Things Organised Neatly

Macchu Picchu – Patrick Latter

Another fantastic image from Canadian photographer, Patrick Latter.  This place is high on my To Do / To See list.  You can order copies of the print from Patrick’s site… Technorati Tags: Patrick Latter,Macchu Picchu,Photography

A Drop of Music – Patrick Latter

A beautifully creative photograph by Patrick Latter… … I was just mildly disappointed to find that it wasn’t The Rain Song. Technorati Tags: Patrick Latter,Photography

Spectacular Images – Patrick Latter

Some beautiful photography of Canadian landscapes and wildlife from Patrick Latter. By coincidence, the images go well with Thomas Blug. Technorati Tags: Patrick Latter,Canadian Hiking Photography,Thomas Blug

Never Use Black – Ian Storm Taylor

This via Nicholas Bate, via Swissmiss… “When you put pure black next to a set of meticulously picked colors, the black overpowers everything else. It stands out because it’s not natural. All of the “black” everyday objects around you have some amount of light bouncing off of them, which means they aren’t black, they’re dark […]

The Art of Dave McKean – Basingstoke Retrospective

You probably know more of Dave McKean’s work than you realise.  He seems, quietly, to be everywhere in contemporary art: the Royal Mail’s recent mythical beasts stamps Richard Dawkins’ The Magic of Reality CD covers and other work with The Rolling Stones (Voodoo Lounge), John Cale, Alice Cooper, Tori Amos, Counting Crows, Michael Nyman and […]

The Art of Dave McKean – Basingstoke Retrospective

You probably know more of Dave McKean’s work than you realise.  He seems, quietly, to be everywhere in contemporary art: the Royal Mail’s recent mythical beasts stamps Richard Dawkins’ The Magic of Reality CD covers and other work with The Rolling Stones (Voodoo Lounge), John Cale, Alice Cooper, Tori Amos, Counting Crows, Michael Nyman and […]

Coat of Peace – Anna Chromy

This post on the drawing of folds in cloth (from the splendidly titled Temple of the Seven Golden Camels blog) reminded me this haunting sculpture in Salzburg. It’s by Anna Chromy and is called Coat of Peace.  It is a predecessor of the Cloak of Conscience, a 15 foot high, 45 tonne sculpture carved from […]

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