Top Five Friday November 8th, 2013

spreder

Hello again!   I hope that you have had a nice relaxing first full week of November.  It certainly has been getting cooler and the colors of fall are showing most everywhere now. With only 8 weeks left in 2013, a lot of end of the year projects are starting to crank up.  This means…read more…

Your Late Top 5 Friday: July 6th 2013

comediansincars

Alright.  I’ll fess up.  I missed last week’s post.  I know you all rely on my witty analysis of what is going on on the internet throughout the week, so I get that you are upset.   I’m also pretty sure that when you came onto the website yesterday expecting this apology along with my great…read more…

Top 5 Friday: June 14th

Well, here we are again.  I know, it seems like just yesterday you were reading about accents, the Simpsons, and cell phone usage.   Now its that time again.  Here is your Top 5 Friday. 1.) Here is number 1.  Or should I say 0?  The number 0 has some really weird properties.    Numbers have…read more…

Top 5 Friday : April 26, 2013

Alain Delorme

1. Australian artist Jeremy Geddes creates astounding photo-realistic oil paintings of figures free-falling or bursting through mid-air. It takes Geddes about one to six months to complete a single painting. Some people are just born with talent. It kills you, right? 2. Draw animals with the help of an iPhone or iPad and the newest…read more…

Top 5 Friday : December 7, 2012

Maja Wronska

1. Poor Us: An Animated History of Poverty, a documentary by Ben Lewis, combines interviews from renowned economists and historians with animation to tell the story of poor people from the beginning of time to present day. It is an eye-opening presentation. The entire series can now be viewed on PBS. 2. You know what…read more…

Top 5 Friday : November 2, 2012

Doug Mills

1. The city that never sleeps comes to a halt. This is what Lower Manhattan looked like with no power during the night of October 30th. Thank you Jonathan Percy, who captured the skyline from neighboring Williamsburg, Brooklyn. 2. As viewed from the New York Times building at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, here is…read more…

Watercolor by Agnes-Cecile and the Art of Discovery

Agnes Cecile 2

There is something unique about my job, something that keeps me from becoming complacent and bored. I spend the majority of my day browsing through my Google reader and Tumblr feed, clicking on links, and reading about new artists and designers. Whatever catches my eye, whatever interests me I want to share with you on…read more…

Top 5 Friday : September 28, 2012

Mary Mattingly

1. Let my people go! I mean, Let My People Vote! Comedienne Sarah Silverman has gone viral with her video urging you, the Democratic voter, to make sure everyone you know gets the proper ID to vote. Otherwise, prepare to get royally shafted at the polls. 2. Multi-faceted artist Mary Mattingly photographs the first and…read more…

The Nine Eyes of Google Street View by Jon Rafman

Jon Rafman 2

In 2007, Google sent a fleet of vans outfitted with a 9-eyed camera on top to record every street, alley and byway for their Google Street View project. What resulted can be called a nostalgia for amateur albeit provocative street photography. Montreal-based artist Jon Rafman has curated these images for your viewing pleasure. The series…read more…

Top 5 Friday : August 24, 2012

Faig Ahmed

1. Photographer Laurel Johannesson captures an underwater world; a mystical place that slows the pace of life, shifted and distorted by every little movement, every little ripple. 2. It’s a new Apple commercial. Oh, wait, it’s a Stride chewing gum commercial for their Mintacular gum. Genius. 3. Boom! There goes the neighborhood. Or the middle…read more…