Mariana Limon

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Kanji: la belleza de la escritura

La escritura es una ocupación ordinaria, y aun así bellísima. Si no existiera la escritura, qué terribles depresiones sufriríamos. (<i>The Pillow …

When Fashion Week Isn’t Just About the Clothes

For the final installment of WNYC’s Fashion Week segment, our editorial director, Stella Bugbee, reflects on the elements that make up a fashion …

Fashion Week

Ask the Art Professor: How Do You Begin to Think Conceptually as a Visual Artist?

<i>"As a visual artist, I have never been able to work serially. I feel stuck in a rut that seems impossible to break out of. I thought working serially might help me break out of it but here is the problem: I have never worked conceptually before. I don't put any specific emotion, concept, feeling or</i> …

The Agony of the Artist (with a capital A): E.E. Cummings on What It Really Means to Be an Artist and His Little-Known Line Drawings

“The Artist is no other than he who unlearns what he has learned, in order to know himself.”<p><i>“You’re an artist when you say you are,”</i> Amanda Palmer offered in her emboldening reflection on the creative life. <i>“And you’re a good artist when you make somebody else experience or feel something deep or</i> …

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

Dazzling New Portraits in Ink and Tea by Carne Griffiths

For 2015, artist Carne Griffiths is back with a stunning new series of portraits made with just tea and ink. Newest of all is <i>Tempest</i>, a gorgeous portrait dripping with a rainbow of ink colors (see above). Others were created for the London Art Fair with Ink Gallery. The set incorporates beautiful …

Ready Player One

15 Of The World’s Most Magical Streets Shaded By Flowers And Trees | Art-Sheep

<i>The Japanese observe the spring blossoms as a part of hanami – the appreciation of the transient beauty – but you don‘t need a deep, philosophical</i> …

Washington D.C.

Jason DeCaires Taylor and the Sublime Cancun

<b>Underwater sculptures.</b><p>The sublime is something that moves us profoundly, that lifts us. There is no sublimation without passion. This experience, full of beauty, exalts the viewer to unusual levels of aesthetic and moral awe. The MUSA (Underwater Museum of Art) is submerged off the coast of Cancun, …

At the Paris Couture Shows, a Foggy Limbo

Haute couture lingers in a foggy, if wonderful, limbo between fantasy and normality, says Angelo Flaccavento.<p><b>PARIS, France</b> — Compared to the other …

Haute Couture

A Brief History Of Art Censorship From 1508 To 2014

<i>Merriam-Webster defines censorship as "the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and removing things that are considered to be offensive, immoral, harmful to society, etc."</i><p>The art world -- a realm populated by masterpieces often hailed for their transgressive, controversial and …

A Picture Is Worth a Million Likes

Are fashion ads now made entirely for the Web rather than print?<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> There's an overused adage that says a picture is worth a …

The history of flares - in pictures

For the past few years, fashion designers have been telling us flared trousers are coming back. We’ll see. They’ve been around a long time, but only one decade really embraced them: the 1970s. Rich and poor, teeny boppers and football hooligans all wore their flares with pride. Here we look back at …

What Is the Point of the Humanities?

What Is the Point of the Humanities?<p>We have a general sense that the humanities are filled with things that are deeply important. But what exactly …

Goethe on the Psychology of Color and Emotion

Color is an essential part of how we experience the world, both biologically and culturally. One of the earliest formal explorations of color theory came from an unlikely source — the German poet, artist, and politician <b>Johann Wolfgang von Goethe</b> (August 28, 1749–March 22, 1832), who in 1810 …

Un rastro de tinta a su paso

<b>1</b><p>Hace algunas semanas circuló la noticia de que el sistema educativo de Finlandia —uno de los más avanzados del mundo— eliminaría de sus programas la …

How To Make a Letterpress Texture Effect in Photoshop

I’ve received a few questions recently about how I create the letterpress style texturing that appears on pretty much every retro/vintage design I …

Can Art Be a Form of Political Activism?

Does art have the power to generate social and political change? It's a question that's been discussed endlessly over the centuries, but it seems especially timely in the past few months.<p>Does art have the power to generate social and political change? It's a question that's been discussed endlessly …

16 Ways to Roast Your Winter Vegetables

You've probably roasted vegetables before, and realized it's a pretty simple operation: Peel, chop, dress. Throw the vegetables into a hot oven, move 'em around once or twice, then let them caramelize. Wait 'til they're tender on the inside, crunchy on the outside (i.e., all hot and sexy, as …