Category: Art & architecture

painting, sculpture

Just think of the implications

Vox: Forget bridges, highways, and high-speed trains. Major US cities can’t even build simple buildings without drama anymore: A large portion of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning, killing at least two people and injuring 20…

De Afsluitdijk

All you need to know about slutty dykes: I’ve driven on that, I’ve driven on that! Stopped halfway to buy some food, realised I knew not one word of Dutch, we did it with sign language. Nice chap he was.…

Puzzling sailplan

This is just hypothetical, not yet another change, but it’s always puzzled me as to why they’d run it: This sailplan appears to militate against all we know or try to do, i.e. we like to keep max area low,…

Let’s go back a few years

1. Not quite as old as initially assumed? https://news.artnet.com/art-world/arrests-old-master-forgery-scandal-1649779 European Police Are Making Arrests in a String of High-Profile Old Master Forgeries of Cranach, El Greco, and Others

Крымский мост

https://www.rt.com/news/427036-crimean-bridge-time-lapse/ Boris Bridge is another project and Twisted Root comments: If you ever wanted confirmation that Johnson is a snake and a traitor then this bridge story is it. He just so happens to have this bridge idea which is…

Roadside America

“Photographed over a span of forty years (1969-2008) by architectural critic and curator John Margolies (1940-2016), the collection consists of 11,710 color slides (35mm film transparencies). Frequent subjects include restaurants, gas stations, movie theaters, motels, signage, miniature golf courses, and…

The psychology of colours

That’s fine in dress, particularly for the gals but it also applies in boats. There’s a theory of no more than three colours, it gets too cluttered and yes, I can see that. But I’ve two base or background colours…