November 2013

Who Is William Onyeabor?

William Onyeabor Gleich welches Bewertungssystem, im Ergebnis immer gleich und gut und drüber. William Onyeabor ist eine Ikone in der Geschichte der Nigerianischen Pop-Musik. Vor 30 Jahren verschollen und jetzt mit Mühe neu aufgelegt. Pusher!

One Hour Exposures Capture

Great series of black and white photos by American photographer Matthew Pillsbury. Using large format cameras, he captures images with hour long exposures. The results are ghostlike, sublime and beautiful.

Titian's Pesaro Madonna - Basilica dei Frari 2013

Titian’s Pesaro Madonna – Basilica dei Frari 2013

Giampaolo Seguso Viro - Murano 2013

Giampaolo Seguso Viro – Murano 2013

Manhattanhenge

Manhattanhenge

Scuola Grande di San Rocco 2012

Scuola Grande di San Rocco 2012

Failed Memory

In contrast to old paintings, digital images never lose their colour or fade away. They have quite different problems. »Failed Memories« by David Szauder combines traces of use and age with digital errors and pixel trash.

David Szauder - Failed Memory

David Szauder - Failed Memory

David Szauder - Failed Memory

Machinedrum – Vapor City

Machinedrum - Vapor City Travis Stewart aka Machinedrum ist ein Fleißbürger mit der Präzision eines Kranführers. Fahren, Anheben, Absenken und Bremsen auch von großen Teilen. Sehr schöne Digitaltüftelei.

Here Comes The Sun

Joe Webb’s collages are done with vintage magazines and printed ephemera that he has collected over the years. His work includes political and humorous pieces as well as surreal movie collages and minimalistic abstract work. As a basic rule, two very different types of images cause a crazy clash. Cutting accurately with scissors, Webb is a master of his genre: »No computer trickery« as he has assured us on his page.

Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

Run The Line

Run The Line

Harvest

Harvest

Plough

Plough

40 Must-See Photos From The Past

This page follows their journey and contains a great collection of cultural heritage. »These photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past. Many photographs only become iconic shots years later, once we understand their importance and historical context. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.« 40 must-see photos from the past.

Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in 1961

Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in 1961

Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924

Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924

Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929

Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929

The original Ronald McDonald, 1963

The original Ronald McDonald, 1963