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Timbuktu's ancient manuscripts to get a new digital existence

After surviving rebel insurgency, priceless scripts still need to be saved from Mali's extreme climate<p>It's been a difficult year for Mali. A military coup in March 2012 to remove the president, Amadou Toumani Touré, led to nationwide chaos. Northern Mali was under the rule of various Islamist …

The Virtual Public Sphere

Earlier this week we examined some common threads connecting the emergence of an information society during the Renaissance, the invention of the …

MemSQL adds NoSQL support to its in-memory database

MemSQL, the analytic database startup from former Facebook engineers Eric Frenkiel and Nikita Shamgunov, is now a NoSQL startup of sorts. The company …

Refuting the Myths About the Armory Show

Promotional material for the 1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art, better known as the Armory Show, in New York.<p>SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, …

Foto del día. Xiuhcóatl o Serpiente de fuego

Compártelo<p>FOTO del día<p>Xiuhcóatl o Serpiente de fuego<p>Escultura elaborada en sílex y decorada con aplicaciones de turquesa y pirita. Forma parte de la …

“El país que tenemos, es el que hemos creado” – [esferapública]

Three apartaments and local in Gójar / Elisa Valero Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A rental housing building in a village south of Granada, where Vega River begins to flow surrounded by …

Gobierno de Irán dona a la BNAH libros sobre su historia, arqueología y literatura

Compártelo<p><b>*** Se trata de 25 volúmenes provenientes de aquella nación de Medio Oriente, que estarán dispuestos para la consulta pública en un fondo</b> …

La biblioteca pública como elemento de reactivación económica

<i>Ayer se celebró la Jornada “La contribución de las bibliotecas universitarias en la empleabilidad de l</i><i>os titulados del futuro” dentro de los Cursos</i> …

¿Hacia dónde va el derecho de autor en el mundo?

Mientras gobiernos e industrias intentan reforzar derechos exclusivos y crear nuevas barreras técnicas y legales a los derechos de los usuarios, …

El centro y las orillas

<i>Primer caso</i>. La escritora más famosa -y rica- del planeta publica una ácida comedia suburbana que en nada recuerda a sus obras anteriores, dedicadas …

Enfrentan acusados del robo del siglo más de 10 años de prisión

De la Redacción<p>Periódico La Jornada<br>Domingo 28 de julio de 2013, p. 2<p>Más de 10 años de prisión es la sentencia que podrían recibir seis rumanos …

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Francis Bacon's paintbrushes expected to fetch £25,000 at London auction

His paintings sell for millions at auction, but now a set of Francis Bacon's paintbrushes will go under the hammer and are expected to fetch around …

Adventurous Artists Travel on Homemade Flotillas

Photographer Tod Seelie captures the life of artists as they travel across waterways, floating on their own uniquely designed rafts. Organized by street artist Caledonia “Callie” Curry, best known as Swoon, the project embarked on its first expedition last year. Each flotilla, crafted out of …

Mississippi River

Jaume Montserrat’s ribbon-like animal illustrations 

Miniature books: it's all in the small print

Is a book still a book if it's too tiny to open? Horatia Harrod meets the collectors of the world's smallest books.<p>There is a certain madness to the world of miniature books. The smallest ones, which measure less than a quarter of an inch, cannot be opened; even if they could, their type could not …

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raphael

Artist: Paul Klee; 18 December 1879 – 29 June 1940) was a painter born in Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland, and is considered to be a German-Swiss. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. His works reflect his dry humour and his sometimes childlike perspective, his personal moods and beliefs, and also his musicality. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_Klee_1911.jpg?uselang=fa http://commons.wikimedia.org Posted by Lara

Jean Désiré Gustave Courbet, a French painter who led the Realist movement in 19th-century French painting http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustave_Courbet Posted by Lara

The Potato Eaters Date of Creation:1885 Height (cm):82.00 Length (cm):114.00 Medium:Oil Support:Canvas Subject:Figure Framed:No Art Movement: Post-Impressionism Created by: Vincent van Gogh Current Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands Owner: Van Gogh Museum

Paul Cézanne, a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_C%C3%A9zanne Posted by Lara

La Fotografía, documento y obra de arte. by Gisela Ortega Márquez

Subscribe to Thinglink Content<p>Once a month we will send 10 best examples of similar interactive media content that has been hand-picked by ThingLink …

GRUPPO78. PUENTE INTERNACIONAL DE ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO ITALIA - MÉXICO

La acción gestora de los colectivos artísticos ha supuesto históricamente una existencia efímera originada en el fugaz acuerdo de un grupo de …

Foto del día - Exposición "Mayas, el lenguaje de la belleza. Miradas cruzadas".

Compártelo<p>FOTO del día<p>Exposición "Mayas, el lenguaje de la belleza. Miradas cruzadas".<p>La muestra reúne 333 piezas de concha cerámica, jade, y piedra …

Muestran avances en labores para recuperar inmuebles dañados por los sismos en Morelos

Compártelo<p><b>Gira de trabajo de los titulares de la Secretaría de Cultura y el Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia</b><p><b>Se visitaron cinco</b> …

The 10 most-wanted missing or stolen paintings

A long-lost work thought to be by Caravaggio has been discovered in a leaking attic in Toulouse, France, where it had sat untouched for more than 150 years after an ancestor, who as an officer of Napoleon's army, brought it to the country.<p>The discovery – which could be worth €120 million – is being …

Artist Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) English: On the Terrasse Date:1881 Medium:oil on canvas Dimensions:100 × 80 cm Current location:Art Institute of Chicago http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre-Auguste_Renoir Posted by Lara

Varry, una tipografía de inspiración geométrica

Varry es la ópera prima tipográfica de Raúl Gávez, un joven diseñador afincado en Alicante. Un primer trabajo que se ha ido forjando poco a poco, …