Apr 152017
 


One of the most immediately recognized artworks, Japanese wave painting Under The Great Wave off Kanagawa has been shaking up the art world for two centuries and continues to stay in the center of focus of contemporary visual arts and design.

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Hayao Miyazaki is Stepping Out of Retirement for One Final Film

 Posted by on 2016-11-13 at 17:14  animation, anime, art, film, japan, movies, Reblog  Comments Off on Hayao Miyazaki is Stepping Out of Retirement for One Final Film
Nov 132016
 

You can’t keep Hayao Miyazaki away from what he loves. The celebrated anime director announced during a television special that he wants to come out of retirement to turn his 20-year pet project into a full-length animated feature.

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What is the Effect of Street Art on Real Estate Prices?

 Posted by on 2016-05-31 at 12:29  art, banksy, economics, real estate, Reblog, street art, urbanism  Comments Off on What is the Effect of Street Art on Real Estate Prices?
May 312016
 


Marginalized at first, street art and graffiti first appeared on American subways in the 1970s before reaching Europe in 1980s alongside hip hop music. With the rise of the 21st century, street art and graffiti have taken the world by storm quickly evolving into a popular and desirable art form.

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GrafoMaps Turns Any Location in the World Into a Graphic Map Print to Hang on Your Wall

 Posted by on 2016-03-22 at 19:15  art, design, map, maps, photography, Reblog  Comments Off on GrafoMaps Turns Any Location in the World Into a Graphic Map Print to Hang on Your Wall
Mar 222016
 

There are many ways to map a big city: by subway lines, by smells, by noises, by bike routes, by neighborhood, by music produced. But what if you just want to carve out a map of a place—and the specific spot within that place—that represents local pride for you?

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