July 27, 2014
the-overlook-hotel:

Lisa and Louise Burns, who played the Grady twins in The Shining, visit their iconic dresses at the Stanley Kubrick Exhibit at the National Museum in Krakow, Poland.

the-overlook-hotel:

Lisa and Louise Burns, who played the Grady twins in The Shining, visit their iconic dresses at the Stanley Kubrick Exhibit at the National Museum in Krakow, Poland.

July 23, 2014

(Source: smithsonianmag)

July 21, 2014

supersonicart:

Koshi Kawachi’s “Note Drawing.”

Artist Koshi Kawachi, inspired by his surroundings, put musical staff lines across various cityscapes and mountains, dotting each point with the resulting music note.  The result is a fascinating, organic piece of music that comes from pure artistic imagination.  Watch a video below of the notes being played!

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So innovative!

July 21, 2014

thegetty:

The moon was visible, yet unreachable by keen astronomers like John herschel in the late 19th century. This photograph is actually of a detailed papier-mâché model of a moon crater. 

Moon Crater, late 1850s, Unknown. J. Paul Getty Museum.

June 23, 2014

(Source: eslaters, via nicmarboss)

June 19, 2014

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June 18, 2014
humansofnewyork:

"What’s something about the cello that most people don’t know?""You have to buy it a seat on commercial flights."

humansofnewyork:

"What’s something about the cello that most people don’t know?"
"You have to buy it a seat on commercial flights."

June 6, 2014

visual-poetry:

»the complete works of william shakespeare« by caleb larsen

using custom software, the complete works of william shakespeare were translated into a series of colored squares (each letter is represented by a color and each square approximately 0.5mm), transforming the work into a singular color field.

June 2, 2014
humansofnewyork:

"I prefer maritime laws over laws on land. Maritime laws only exist to guarantee safe passage. There are no loopholes or biases to favor more powerful vessels. Every ship is equal, and no one is more powerful than the sea."

humansofnewyork:

"I prefer maritime laws over laws on land. Maritime laws only exist to guarantee safe passage. There are no loopholes or biases to favor more powerful vessels. Every ship is equal, and no one is more powerful than the sea."

June 2, 2014

(Source: visual-poetry, via visual-poetry)