Nitzan Shahaf

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Alexander Calder: Performing Sculpture review – the master of perpetual motion

A short story about Alexander Calder gives that merry man in miniature. It is the autumn of 1930, and the American is in Paris showing his famous circus of wire strongmen, acrobats and animals to the masters of European modernism. He sends a cheery invitation to Mondrian. This results in a return …

Christmas Trees

Where airplanes go to die: Walking around a 747 graveyard

I was close enough to stick my hand inside the jet engine, or sit on the giant landing gear.<p>The Boeing 747 is a <i>monster</i> of a plane: its wingspan is …

The Art of the Portrait: My Journey to 100 Portraits in 100 Days

As a junior in high school in 1997, when I was deciding which path I wanted to go down, fine arts or photography, things were pretty simple. Did I …

Woody Pirtle's Secret to Clever Logos

One assignment I give my students early in the school year is to draw 100 visual clichés in 20 minutes. I define these as ideograms that represent a …

Watch the F-35 perform a low-altitude flyby at its first-ever civilian air show

The Experimental Aircraft Association's yearly Airventure Airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin had some special guests this year, as the astronomically expensive, often-delayed, and much-hyped F-35A Lightning II made its commercial airshow debut.<p>The F-35 sped past crowds during several extremely low …

Set Foot in Ambiguous☆Thighs Photo Studio and See Japan Like Never Before!

| Culture | Posted<p>Sponsored Links<p>TODAYS GALLERY STUDIO in Asakusabashi celebrated their 1st anniversary with the opening of Ambiguous☆Thighs Photo …

The Big Picture: U2's tour art takes a page from particle physics

Who said that science can't be pretty? Certainly not artist Jeff Frost. When U2 asked Frost for tour art that reflected a "neural net of humanity," he went to CERN's Large Hadron Collider to capture timelapse footage and otherwise treat the particle smasher as a creative tool. As you can see above, …

Physics

16 Facts About The Tremendous Financial Devastation That We Are Seeing All Over The World | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>As we enter the second half of 2015, financial panic has gripped most of the globe. Stock prices are crashing in China, in Europe and in the United</i> …

Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

3 Ways to Take the Yeezy Boost 350 Into Fashion Girl Territory

Congratulations, you got your hands on a pair of Yeezy Boost 350s! Now the eternal question: How to wear the #worldsmosttalkedaboutsneaker? Yes, you can rock it like the <b>Kardashian-Jenner-West</b> clan with leggings or an athletic-inspired ensemble, but what about the girl who has a penchant for Proenza …

Clothing

Exactly How to Get Kayla Itsines's Sick Abs in 7 Minutes

The Instagram star's seven-move circuit can help you sculpt a core you'll want to put on display.<p>If you want strong, sexy abs, you don't have to spend all day on them. Just ask Australian fitness trainer Kayla Itsines, who is known for her Bikini Body Workout Guides, cult following on Instagram, …

Oz stylewatch: bohemian festival chic

Hippie emporium Tree of Life and other similar fashion labels are enjoying renewed popularity on the back of the trend for all things boho<p>The age of Aquarius has dawned again. Byron Bay is overrun with bloggers. The Instagram accounts of Australia’s fashion-famous are flooded with happy snaps at …

Blues Music

Saint Laurent’s skinny model is just the thin end of the wedge

<b>A few weeks ago I read about a fashion advert that has been banned by the ASA. But what confuses me is why the advert existed in the first place. It seems to show a very ill girl lying on the floor – why would that sell clothes?</b><p><i>Patrick, by email</i><p>Ah, Patrick, Patrick, Patrick. I do not know what you …

Donna Karan

The dazzling GIF art of SPYROGIF

One of the great GIF maestros of our time.<p>More at spyrogif.tumblr.com, or you can follow him on Twitter.

Artist Transforms Brittle Leaves into Delicate Crocheted Sculptures

Artist Susanna Bauer uses natural objects that often go overlooked and breathes new life into them through the art of crocheting. She transforms dry, brittle leaves into delicate sculptures that are awe-inspiring in their detail and craftsmanship.<p>Bauer hasn't picked the easiest material to work …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider.<p>It doesn't take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative …

13 Body Scrubs Without Microbeads, Because They Are NOT Good For The Planet

If you haven't already stopped using beauty products containing microbeads, we suggest you do so immediately. Why? Those tiny pearls made of plastic might be good for exfoliating the skin, but they are really bad for the environment.<p>The synthetic granules, which can be found in face and body …