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Monday, January 2, 2017

JKU One 2017 Update

                        Jae Kamel’s URLs Presents…

                  JKU One

This is the replacement for the original, lost JKU.
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I. Art.
II. Heroes of the 12thCentury.
III. Natural Mathematics.
IV. The Work.
V. Ocean and Beaches.
VI. Music and Video.


I. Art }pinball machine magic from Oakland, Ca. }large collection of Andrew Wyeth works. }artwork involving underwater sculptures. }various gallery links. }"It is not the object of these pages to furnish proof to the skeptic of the truth of alchemy, nor to offer arguments so the incredulous may believe in its possibility. But those who have had a mystical experience or witnessed the processes of alchemy in their own lives may receive real benefit from working with this material." - Alchemy by Franz Hartmann (1838-1912) . Yes, this is an art site: follow the directions on the pages, you’ll find the artwork. In case your Java or Flash are not up to date, or don’t work, see }his art gallery. But there are reproductions of famous Renaissance and Medaeval drawings and woodcuts here. This is }probably the best page to start from. Wait for the cube to load. }We advocate for the arts, culture and heritage sector by monitoring public policy, analyzing and reporting on issues, and representing the interests of artists and cultural workers. Calling all BC artists! We invite all adult artists working in any discipline in British Columbia to be counted in the BC Artist Registry. }mapping the stereotypes, you have to see this one. It’s like mapmaking meets laughter yoga. }interesting paintings by Anne Marchand. She is shown at various galleries in New York City. }some people today are trying to imitate Hockey’s “panography” art, but w/o understanding why it works, or how. See his book on that subject. }Search Site. You may search for any words or just type the first letters of an archetypal theme and click on it. This searches our public content. To access our archive of 17,000+ images and comments spanning human eras and culture, please become a member of ARAS here }the Enneagram (pronounced “en-KNEE-ah-gram”) was found in Da Vinci’s Last Supper, with large jpeg of The Last Supper. }more on Objective Art. She is discussing the Altar of Isenheim; and also says “The Enneagram and the Law of the Octave are put into the concept of the Last Supper of Leonardo da Vinci and in the frescoes of villa dei Mysteri in Pompei, which I studied for many years. “ }similar to David Hockney’s work, learnt from a student of his. }Hilbert Curve Coffee Table. }the Artchive. Good site, watch out for banner- and pop-up ads. }if you’re an artist, collector, researcher, or just interested in Art, you must see this site, and bookmark it. For example, they have 9,000 artists listed, 2,900 art sites indexed, and 160,000 links! Recommended. }gallería artelibre   }Nice work. About 50 images on this page. All kinds of works and artists, both new and established artists, praising above all the art and quality. }Art on Film Online is a clearinghouse for information about film, video, CD-ROM and other interactive productions on fine arts, architecture, photography, decorative arts, and related topics. This Web site is a service of the Program for Art on Film, Inc., affiliated with the School of Information & Library Science (SILS) at Pratt Institute. }about Abstract Expressionism, the artists who painted it, and so on. Good overview. Links to images of their paintings. Recommended. }Rockwell’s view of a critic of Pollock’s work, or similar. 2016 DL. Replacement: }The Connoisseur, Norman Rockwell, 1961. Oil on canvas, 37¾" x 31½". Cover illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, January 13, 1962. Private collection.  }This archive is being compiled to serve as a library of information about different artistic movements, art groups and specific artists. Its purpose is to educate people about the different movements and show people that there are other movements worth looking at, and specific artists that users may never have heard of.   }Art Glossary, from The Art History Archive: Terminology. See Julie Eclair’s Image Glossary. }For more about Orpheus, Atalanta and art about Greek mythology in general.    }Chicago art institute’s online collections. Today our collection comprises approximately 300,000 works of arts—ranging from ancient art through to work being created by today’s foremost artists—and our visitors number 1.5 million annually from across Chicagoland, the country, and the world. Located in the heart of Chicago, just a block from Lake Michigan and adjacent to Millennium Park and Maggie Daley Park, the Art Institute is composed of eight buildings and covers nearly one million square feet.  }128 links on this Collections page. "Explore our online collections, which offer access to over 87,000 works and basic information about works of art from all areas of our encyclopedic collection. Browse the collections by selecting one of the categories shown on the left side of the page. Or, search by entering terms into the "Quick Search." “ “Create your own online gallery and share with friends, students, or teachers. Learn more about My Collections.”  }the art institute of Chicago, one of the finest in America.  }Welcome to - your news resource for information about net art, software art, and other computer based art forms. Our mission is to promote these art forms to a broad audience because we believe they can develop and nuance our views on advanced technologies and the society they are a part of. is now an archive of articles and activities from the period 2001-2007. No new articles will be added, but you are welcome to browse through our previously published articles. Your hosts and editors were Kristine Ploug & Thomas Petersen. Contact us at: artificial at artificial dot dk.   }Our beliefs: Canadians have the right to digitally access publicly funded cultural materials; cultural institutions have a responsibility to make their materials available to scholars, researchers, and the general public; the creation of digital archives requires a foundation of trust between rights holders, the public, students, educators, funding agencies, cultural and memory institutions, and arts organizations.  }The Artmob modules are available for download from GitHub. Please visit:   }Drupal-based tools for Arts Archives. }clean, easy to use site. “Classic” and modern European art. Their unique links page you must see. Recommended. Their site also has art films, click on “cine”, with comments; and poetry, classic to renaissance to modern. }Art Scene magazine, online. ArtScene is a comprehensive digest to the fine art galleries and museums of Southern California. The current incarnation of our website is called Visual Art Source and may be found at }VAS is published online jointly by ArtScene and Art Ltd. } The Encyclopedia is an in-depth guide to learning more about the building blocks of composition. Here you'll see many examples of works of art that illustrate the visual elements and principles. A good place online to learn about making art. 2016 DL. Replacement:   }different URL. }their toolkit is fun to use. It features animated examples of art principles or concepts that you’ll need to learn. This link is to their animated illustration of Movement & Rhythm in visual art.   }here’s their animation about positive and negative space.   }The Artstor Digital Library is an image database featuring an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. It is the most comprehensive image resource available for educational and scholarly use, with many rare and important collections available nowhere else. The library is constantly growing with new collections added monthly, continually expanding our areas of reference and study. All images are accompanied by comprehensive metadata and are rights-cleared for educational use. To access the images in the Artstor Digital Library you need to be affiliated with a subscribing institution (university, college, museum, public library or K-12 school). Please check a current list of Artstor Subscribers to see if you have access. If you are at a subscribing institution, learn more about accessing Artstor remotely. If you are at a non-subscribing institution and are interested in getting access to Artstor for your institution, you can learn more about subscribing or contact Artstor Library Relations.   }Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection. We are a resource for art collecting and education. Site Sections: The Art World, OnlineCollecting, The Art Genome Project, Education, Working At Artsy, Partnering & Press. Artsy features the world’s leading galleries, museum collections, foundations, artist estates, art fairs, and benefit auctions, all in one place. Our growing database of 250,000 images of art, architecture, and design by 40,000 artists spans historical, modern, and contemporary works, and includes the largest online database of contemporary art. Artsy is used by art lovers, museum-goers, patrons, collectors, students, and educators to discover, learn about, and collect art.    }their article, Bauhaus. The so-called “Ulm Bauhaus” (Ulm School of Design, Germany) operated from 1953-1968 under the direction of former Bauhaus student Max Bill, and its innovative curriculum in design education remains influential even today. }One of several water towns in eastern China to be dubbed the “Venice of the East,” Wuzhen lacks its European namesake’s international standing when it comes contemporary art—and that of its nearby Shanghai, too. However, the Wuzhen International Contemporary Art Exhibition, featuring a who’s who of artists, curators, and advisers, is set to put the picturesque town firmly on the map. }This burgeoning Chinatown scene is a piece in the puzzle that has seen a sharp uptick over the past few years in the number of galleries downtown. In September 2015, Crain’s New York Business reported that the Lower East Side was home to some 224 galleries, a number that has steadily climbed since before 2007, when the New Museum opened on the Bowery. The real surge began in 2011. }Generate your own artist statement for free, and if you don't like it, generate another one. Feel free to use the statements with funding applications, exhibitions, curriculum vitae, websites... these are “randomly” generated statements. Twitter version available. }Posters and prints from Ansel Adams to Vincent Van Gogh in styles including Abstract art, Cubism, Impressionism, Pop Art, Renaissance, and more. Bare Walls Posters and Prints has been offering art prints, wall art, framed art, and home decor since 1996. Buy from our collection of giclée modern art prints, pop art framed prints, music posters, movie posters, vintage posters, fine art photo prints and more. Shop for a framed print of a famous painting masterpiece or search all paintings by a famous artist.We also have a selection of motivational prints and frameable canvas fine art photography. }Presented here is a vast gallery of many different forms of Optical Illusions. Whether these optical illusions are conveyed through fractals, photographs, architecture, art, or old fashioned pen and ink, they are bound to remind you that "seeing is not believing."    }Julie Éclair’s PhotoList, the 2017 Update.  }numbered “reality bites” about “art & life” in chronological order. Includes Hockney, etc. }In the early 1970s Robinson began the Universe Series of Symbolic Sculpture, which now comprises over one hundred works, including sculptures in bronze, wood, stainless steel, and marble, and eleven tapestries. A selection has been exhibited at Leeds, Bangor, Liverpool, Wadham College Oxford, Churchill College Cambridge, London, Barcelona, and Zaragoza. In the illustrative parts of this gallery the viewer will find a descriptive phrase accompanying each of the items, placing them in the context of a path traced through time. - Contemporary sculpting; some involve magnets. Others have been used in TV and movies. }this is the huge list of image collections from BUBL Link. 2015 DL. Replacements: }"In recent years, many great art museums have decided to open up their collections, putting online huge troves of images that showcase the masterpieces hanging on their walls. They’ve also made available free art catalogues and books, letting you learn all about important artists and styles of painting. Now, university presses and libraries are starting to follow suit, giving readers free access to books from their archives. We’ve tried to keep you posted on these cultural developments here on Open Culture. But you’ve likely missed a great resource or two. To make sure you stay up to speed, we offer a roundup. “   }The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and the Infant St. John the Baptist ('The Burlington House Cartoon'), c. 1499-1500, charcoal on canvas, 141.5 x 104.6 cm, National Gallery, London. In this daringly monumental drawing the entangled figures of St. Mary and St. Anne with Jesus and St. John the Baptist dissolve into the canvas, the drawing unfinished. St. Anne points upwards, a reference to Jesus’ destiny, while St. John the Baptist gestures a blessing, indicating his future role in the life of Christ. Improved with age the scene now appears like a mysterious vision, incomplete in places, a strange landscape looming behind the figures, lifelike in their rendering. The technical term cartoon refers to the intention with such large drawings to transfer the image to another canvas for the purpose of painting a final image. The survival of this work however can be attributed to there being no final painting resulting from it, and it stands as the only surviving large-scale drawing by Leonardo. } On her head, she wears a Neurosky EEG headset -- the same device used in the Necomimi emotion-displaying cat ears . It monitors her alpha, beta, delta, and theta brainwaves and her eye movement. This information is fed into Processing, where it's translated into sound waves in real time, which are then fed into the speakers. To calibrate the EEG to her thoughts, Park associated five different emotions with different people -- anger, sadness, hatred, desire, and happiness. As she practiced, she would adjust the audio output of these thoughts to create a specific pattern to play across the surface of the water. Park isn't the first to use EEG to create sound from thoughts. Last year, Japanese musician Masaki Batoh used EEG to transform the brainwaves of earthquake survivors into haunting melodies as a sort of therapy. Park's goal was different, yet similar -- to find stillness in emotion. } is a free color tool providing information about any color. Just type any color values (view full list there) in the search field and ColorHexa will offer a detailed description and automatically convert it to its equivalent value in Hexadecimal, Binary, RGB, CMYK, HSL, HSV, CIE-Lab, Hunter-Lab, CIE-Luv, CIE-LCH, XYZ and xyY. ColorHexa will also generate matching color schemes such as complementary, split complementary, analogous, triadic, tetradic and monochromatic colors. So you will be able to know what colors best suit with the one you chose. It is also possible to blend colors together or create a gradient between them. }Welcome to, a collection of delta-e calculators and color converters that demonstrate some of the potential of the open-source ColorMine library. We're still adding new features so keep checking back and please contact us with any questions or requests.   }the museum of online museums. Scroll down a little for the list(s).    } As a community destination, deviantART is a platform that allows emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works within a peer community dedicated to the arts. The site's vibrant social network environment receives over 100,000 daily uploads of original art works ranging from traditional media, such as painting and sculpture, to digital art, pixel art, films and anime. }the society of tempera painter, clean, well-laid-out site.    }real 'found art'. Requires Apple QuickTime plug-in. The first art piece features music by the Les Claypool Trio. You can click on “credits” just under the player window to see the full credits, or you can see them here: }it also explains what “found art” is for readers who don’t know. You might like to note that Dr. Dae and I once lived and worked near Seward St. in Hollywood. The second art piece features music by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan. And again, see the full credits by clicking on “credits” just under the player window, of you can see them here: }and the same explanations.   }Museum of Modern Art, pretty good site, but one had to dig a little to find out that this was the New York, New York, MOMA. Lots of places have MOMAs, but this is probably the most famous one. Their collections are world-famous. }E.J. Gold’s list of selected Art sites. }so… in the world of Art, a webpage like this had to exist; in this case, it’s Wikipedia. And so, its inclusion on this list proves that both of us, that is, Mr. Kamel and Dr. Dae, are artists. Other artists will understand what we mean by these remarks, when they see this page. No, this one isn’t recommended, but it shows you a part of the art world that is always there. Perhaps we’ll include another site like this, for those who aren’t in the art world. }the sublime and architecture (and art). Recommended. Writings with images. }Chromatick:search images based on their color content. Link is to the description page. The demo page is here: }still a beta version. You start by picking a color from a color chart, and then it finds and displays thumbnails of photos with at least 25% of the color you chose, usually much more. Fun.     }The Barbie Chronicles - Barbie's Incomplete History of Art Part Two. }discussion of the origin of Sturges title, Line of Beauty and Grace. }SFMOMA Art & Design website links. }the S.F. Museum of Modern Art, “best in the west”, page on (portal). }Museums & Galleries links on }Frieze magazine was set up in 1991 and is the leading magazine of contemporary art and culture. frieze includes essays, reviews and columns by today’s most forward-thinking writers, artists and curators. Browse the archives; we found, for example, Robert Smithson there. }a page on Art Sabotage from Fusion Anomaly. Many links, but sometimes this site has dead links. Enjoy. }will present a series of 'self-generating' projects, incorporating digital media, instruction and participation pieces, drawing machines, experimental literature, and music technologies. All work will be produced 'live', in real-time, with some elements continuing indefinitely. The exhibition can also be described as 'generative' in that it will develop and expand over time, by acting as a point of connection for different generative practices across disciplines, pointing to the relationship of visual arts to other media - especially sound works, performance, and issues relating to chaos theory and complexity, neural networks and artificial life. The exhibition will operate as if a studio or laboratory space, as a reception points for work streaming from elsewhere and as a portal to other spaces. There will be sounds, images, and objects, distributed online and offline, all generating their contents and possible meanings live throughout the course of the exhibition.   }Generator.x is a curatorial platform exploring the use of generative strategies and software processes in digital art, architecture and design. It focuses on a new generation of artists and designers who embrace code as a way of producing new forms of creative expression. }Paris from the air, with music. }the writing on the wall. This is the best graffiti site on the web. Remember, graffiti is art and urban beautification, and no civilized country or state would destroy it. On the other hand, not all tagging is art, and not all tagging is beautification, and therefore it is not graffiti.  }the art links list from artcrimes. A unique and different list, Joe-Bob says ‘check it out’. }their list is the best graffiti sites on the web. Whether you’re an artist or not, you need to look at a few hundred of these examples, as we have. Then, you will never again allow your city of county government to destroy graffiti. Destroying graffiti is the real crime, and should be stopped. }The, of course, Guggenheim Collection. The Collection Online features a searchable database of selected artworks from the Guggenheim’s permanent collection. The site currently contains more than 800 artworks by over 300 artists from the Guggenheim’s overall permanent collection of over 7,000 artworks. }the Hartford art school, West Hartford, Connecticut. }performance art. }Open Borders – between design and architecture at Milan University. With over 330,000 unique visitors, almost 5 millions page views in the last year and over 2,000 articles, Inexhibit is among the most important web magazine in the world exclusively dedicated to the places where art, design and architecture are on show: museums, exhibitions, festivals and art fairs, in Europe and the United States. In January, 2016, Inexhibit is featuring more than 2,100 original articles. Articles by Inexhibit magazine have been referenced, cited and reprinted in in specialized books (1), academic papers, and by authoritative organizations and media – such as the International Council of Museums (ICOM) (2), The Network of European Museum Organisations (NEMO) (3), The New York Times (4), and The Guardian (5). Several institutions (a list is available here) and international design offices collaborate with Inexhibit in the creation and revision of content. }this page is a nice presentation of artworks, with comments or writings, excerpts of writings, and Poems, that relate to them. Recommended. If you enjoy both poetry and art, this page is highly recommended for you.   }good gallery in New York, has Wim Wenders’ work. }a multi-media page on art, quoting Ad Reinhardt, that is similar in behavior to (see below) . Warning: this page may do strange things, viewer discretion is advised. Turn down the volume first. Don’t click on anything, but you can scroll or page-down down the page if you want. Also note that this page seems to present a different version of itself each time you reload or revisit it. }some current Art that we liked. On this List, differently from the original JKU-I, we’re featuring individual galleries, artists, or museums that we liked, for your enjoyment. It make the list longer, but brings more Art to you.   }the fantastic artwork of Khang Le. The world is full of this kind of artist today, and so is the Web. His work is clean, and he seems to have studied architecture as well. The website works well and smoothly, and his work is a good representative of the genre(s). Also nice machines for those who like them. }this man makes artwork with Rubik’s Cubes. Don’t you just love smart people? Recommended. }LACMA's collections encompass the geographic world and virtually the entire history of art with more than 100000 objects dating from ancient times to the present. ..;hex=AC1992_161_1.jpg }a Paul Cezanne from the LACMA. This is Sous-Bois. }the online collections page for the world-famous LACMA. Dr. Dae and I once lived just around the corner from the LACMA, in Mid-Wilshire. It is right near the headquarters for the Screen Actor’s Guild, etc., and CBS’ Television City. Highly recommended. }jam art.     }left-click the mouse, hold down, move slowly and watch.  }I love museums. With few exceptions, they are the only institution we have which gives everyone a chance to see the greatest, most powerful, most breathtaking paintings in the history of humankind. Whenever I hear of a masterpiece in a private collection, unaccessible, hidden from public view, what I feel is a pain of loss, made even more painful by the fact that I have only a hint, a mere shadow of knowledge of the thing lost. And yet the very concept of art museum generates a disruptive disconnect between art and life — the disconnect which gives rise to the question this series is intended to explore: does the modern world need painting? Art of seeing serves painters and art lovers — anyone who loves the art of painting and is eager to learn more about it and of it. Art of seeing's educational program works fully within the framework of generosity-based economy. If you've taken a course and found any joy and value in it, please consider supporting the further development of this program with a donation.  }tiny, tiny thumbnails of David Hockney. Has several other artists also. }article about Hockney’s enormous painting of trees. }another page that shows what multi-media “Jam Art” (phrase from Negativland) is like. See also Jilat, above. Warning: does unexpected things, depending on which choice you make on the menu page homepage. We found “Art Damage” to be most related to this Category, but, otherwise the “subculture” choice is interesting too. The new version of this site doesn’t hack your browser or computer like some of the old ones did, but some of you may be shocked by this kind of Art. Viewer discretion is advised. Note that the Image Pirate link is dead, leads nowhere, and that was some of his best work. It was old film clips, altered and so on, like what today they call “mash-ups”. But the “subculture” link is still good, have fun with that. Note that your browser will have to allow popups from this site in order to see the fun in the subculture page’s linked pages. Also note that you’ll need QuickTime on your computer for this. Here is: }the link to the Art Damage menu page.   }The Methodology of Generative Art, by Tjark Ihmels and Julia Riedel. Article is 11 (web)pages long. "Even Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart developed a "musical game of dice"[1] that contained most of the elements that today are associated with generative tools. The piece carries the explanatory subtitle "Composing waltzes with two dice without knowing music or understanding anything about composing. For this, Mozart composed 176 bars of music, from which sixteen were chosen from a list using dice, which then produced a new piece when performed on a piano. Sixteen bars, each with eleven possibilities, can result in 1,116 unique pieces of music. Using this historical example, the methodology of generative art can be appropriately described as the rigorous application of predefined principles of action for the intentional exclusion of, or substitution for, individual aesthetic decisions that sets in motion the generation of new artistic content out of material provided for that purpose. “ }"Today the MFA is one of the most comprehensive art museums in the world; the collection encompasses nearly 500,000 works of art. We welcome more than one million visitors each year to experience art from ancient Egyptian to contemporary, special exhibitions, and innovative educational programs.” }Downloads a satellite image via Google Maps/Earth (these are originally from a variety of aerial photography sources), translates the image into a perceptually uniform color space, runs one of a few different clustering algorithms on the colors in the image searching for a user-supplied number of colors, and returns the resulting color palette.  }new artist, gallery and folder.     }Negativland art shows.     }site of the national gallery of art. Plus…    }their page of videos and podcasts.    }gallery has work by Pavlov.    }a nice Pavlov.      }Paul Kasmin Gallery News, Interviews & Articles. Recommended.       }David Hockney honoured with gallery in home city. Highly Recommended.    )The Yosemite Suite No.10 by David Hockney   }Click “show thumbnails”. Artist Yasmina Alaoui and photographer Marco Guerra love to tantalize their audience. In their life-sized photographic series “one thousand and one dreams”, statuesque bodies appear frozen in time, covered from head to toe in meticulously detailed, contemporary Arabic Henna patters. Captivated by the realism and sculptural quality of each human form, the viewer becomes lost in an illusion. Each artwork begins with a black and white nude photograph by Guerra. Layers of Alaoui’s complex ink drawings are then fused with the portrait, with breathtaking results. Originally from Chile and Morocco respectively, the couple has been collaborating since 2005, and have successfully been exhibited and collected internationally. }See with new eyes, listen with new ears, feel a renewed artistic respect for what is possible. This may entail abandoning many of the most comfortable and habitual patterns of creativity the artist has become accustomed to. The process of truly living the artist life and reshaping the creative wheel can mean abandoning everything that feels safe and familiar.. Artistic freedom inspires a loss of control, a reordering of the visionary core within. This loss of control is not of the artist’ sanity, ethics, or morals but of one’s conformity to the consensus entrapments. }color theory – the correct version. Art.  }photo by Pendeen.  }Philip Galanter’s excellent site of Generative Art. Link goes to his Generative Art links page, essential, and Highly Recommended.  }An astonishing collection of optical illusions, impossible objects, hidden images and puzzle pictures with available background information for them. It embraces every type of image that the site’s creator Stefan Van den Bergh finds surprising or amazing. Be sure there are lots of them and some can't be found on other sites! }Optical Illusions: Special artwork, different patterns and pattern devices which show the complexity of the way your eyes works. This page has illustrated links to the other optical-illusion and impossible art websites. }redline gallery’s webpages. }summer in Napa photo series. }Take a satellite image, and extract the pixels into a uniform 3-D color space. Then run a clustering algorithm on those pixels, to extract a number of clusters. The centroids of those clusters them make a representative palette of the image. The R package earthtones by Will Cornwell, Mitch Lyons, and Nick Murray — now available on CRAN — does all this for you. Pass the get_earthtones function a latitude and longitude, and it will grab the Google Earth tile at the requested zoom level (8 works well for cities) and generate a palette with the desired number of colors. See the URL for the links and more information.  }seizeart gallery, a good gallery, has Sturges et al, check it out. }explore Art & Design at the Smithsonian. For instance, their image gallery has over 138,000 electronic images from several archival repositories and museums at the Smithsonian. There are also 18 other categories from one of the world’s best collection of museums, galleries, and repositories. }here’s their collection of links about painting.  }page on billboard liberation, an important area in Art that combines art with social activism. Be sure to use their links to see all the billboards and other “Jam Art” projects.    }The Art Story is an educational 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2009 to demystify Modern Art and further art appreciation.The Art Story's vision is a world where the ideas and aspirations behind the wondrous art works are accessible to everyone to explore and be inspired by. Our dedicated staff help millions of people each year
understand and enjoy every style of art from Impressionism to Conceptual and Digital art. Modern Art is about ideas that should be exposed to the world, and this website and the organization as a whole strive to achieve this goal. }Ideas and concepts related to modern art are explored in this section, along with the overviews of the most important critics and historians that shaped and influenced the progression of art. This site features artists whose work is worthy of review. Well made and easy to use; Recommended. Here is: }their featured artist page. Large, b&w photos of the artists, sometimes never seen before. One of the best selections of artist in the world. Highly Recommended.   }interesting collection of works by several current and 20th century artists of note. From collections at MOMA, LACMA, and others. Recommended.  }similar to the previous collection, but shorter and with some different images & quotes. }This is an art scrapbook of links more than images, Rated PG-13. Image manipulation happens. Please let me know if there is some incorrect information or the link back to you is broken/wrong and especially if there is NO link back to you. If you're contacting me to complain about using an image or a story without sufficient credit, please note: The photo caption contains a link to where i found it. If the post links back to this site: I can't find the original author (and am not claiming authorship) or more than likely, it is mine. I will gladly remove anything you ask me to. }time lapse of a big city, move the mouse around slowly. }a multi-media art “mash-up” site from This is fun, but you’ll need a fast computer to be able to watch these, sort-of art videos. There are actually some links on the right side of the page – not that you could tell – which lead to further art videos from these people. Keywords: experimental, avant-garde, etc. 2016 Update: this site does not work in the way that it used to do. We’re working on replacement links for it. Browsers today won’t run outdated flash plugins, and some of the videos seem to need plugins that we don’t have, probably old ones which aren’t used any more. Most of his 500 links lead to those kinds of pages; and other to dead sites. These are avant-garde art videos from the 1990s; some of them can be found on Julie Eclair’s VideoList . Here’s one: }bad la pool water - video by - remix by mrtamale - music by no johnny, 4:13. See Mrtamale’s videos here: }30 videos. The archived copies of those pages have videos that require the Quicktime plugin, etc. Some of these videos can still (2016) be found on youtube, so, here’s the link to one of those pages: }mrtamale’s archived webpage. Also, see “B. Videos” below, for more avant-garde art videos. }Luis do Amaral - Art, Music, Photography, Video. Surrealistic and bizarre artwork. Exhibitions of artworks by many artists. About 352 links in the page, mostly images, it loads from the bottom as you scroll down. To see thumbnails of his exhibited works, }look here. From that page "Everything leads us to believe that there exists a spot in the mind from which life and death, the real and the imaginary, the past and the future, the high and the low, the communicable and the incommunicable will cease to appear contradictory. - André Breton “ }Online Image Resources. The UCSB Image Resource Center (formerly the Visual Resources Collection) maintains a large and comprehensive online collection of images for teaching the history of art and architecture through the MDID interface. We also now host other campus collections through MDID: Film & Media, Theater & Dance, Classics, Richard Ross Photography, and Early Modern Bibles from the UCSB library. Use with account only - an account request link is on the main page. }link from the Sniggle site. This is: Smashing the image factory, A Complete Manual of Billboard Subversion & Destruction. Note carefully the small links bar at the top of the page, leads to other sites of interest in this area. Quote: "When our work is done, advertising and billboards will fly beside the soviet flag in the museum of dead totalitarian experiments." }Urban Art Photography by “Brenna Urban”. Jan Brennenstuhl aka Brenna, born 1988 in the Eastern-part of Berlin, Germany, grew up in between mortal remains of the real socialism and multicultural, subcultural ideas of squatting and creative designing of public space. Influenced by those two contrary mindsets, he started photographing street art in 2006 to document this breaking new, but totally temporary form of urban art. “For years now, also I’m documenting street artists in Berlin and other European metropolises like Paris, London, Barcelona and Madrid and just set up my yet fragmentary photo-portfolio! Check it out. “The resulting photo-series gives another view on street art and graffiti by focusing not on the artwork but on the artist. Recommended. }interior of Sistine chapel, you pick view-angle with mouse.Left-click and hold. }the Pauline chapel of the Vatican. Left-click the mouse, hold down, move slowly and watch. }the Sistine chapel. Move mouse around slowly and watch.   }this URL should go directly to the video. A woman making her masterpiece Graff wall. 3:46.We think she's Ravel Patel working under another name.    }a walk on the beach, glicee on canvas.    }visions of fine art gallery, Sedona, Arizona, and San Diego, California.     }Henry's Blog, : Relax, you're not what you think.    }Henry's New Blog – In The Eye Of The Beholder.  }Her Art Fashion Collection: photos, paintings, and drawings of images combining Fashion and Models with Art. Recommended. September 28, 2017. 318 images.     }Art & Photography Galleries : Visualize Whirled Peas. Galleries made by Jae Kamel, hosted by Jone Dae. }the index for galleries by the artist, Ravel Patel, that have the tag “Fine Art Nudes”. Click on the “Older Posts” button to see more galleries. Each click shows another gallery’s thumbnail-link.     }Ravel Patel’s 14 Beach Galleries.      }The  15 Countryside Galleries of Ravel Patel.     }Martin Mull. Endgame - Wall Street International. In Endgame, Hirschl & Adler Modern’s first solo exhibition of Martin Mull’s work, the 14 oil paintings on display burn with an incisive edge. Distanced both critically and temporally, Mull interrogates the areas where disparate images of American life overlap. Images advocating a willfully blind optimism are embedded with explosive scenes of social strife; the visual resonance of both echoing deeply, from discordance to violence. The underlying tension of these opposed images promises an impending collision, one that is sure to be witnessed by the viewer either this day or the next. }original and commercial artworks for sale. Large images of artworks, clean site. 48 links. }mathematical art. Animations require Apple QuickTime to play. }information about Japanese art.   }mixed fragments from the life of Gurdjieff, it says. 9:22. Watch this and you’ll see why its been put in Art, rather than elsewhere. }Fragments of the life of Gurdjieff. Part 2, 9:54. }Fragments of the life of Gurdjieff. Part 3, 6:41. }Fragments of the life of Gurdjieff. Part 4, 9:49. }the art of Kristoffer Zetterstrand.

II. Heroes of the 12th Century.
These were people who were heroes in the 12th century, were born in the 12th century, or both, that is, from 1101 to 1200 inclusive. }the story of Heloise and Abelard, very well told in this brief bio. }description of the musical drama, Heloise and Abelard. ...Several plays, musicals, and movies have been made about this great and passionate pair of lovers. }scroll down on this page and you'll find links to the other plays and movies about these famous 12th century lovers. }The language of prophecy is frequently enigmatic, bewildering, and even disconcerting. Hildegard von Bingen is another in history’s long line of clairvoyants and prognosticators. She entered the convent either as an older child or a young teenager at Disibodenberg, Germany. By the mid-12th century she was serving as the mother superior of the monastery she had founded at Rupertsberg on the banks of the Rhine River. At a very early age Saint Hildegard had begun experiencing regular holy visions that continued throughout her lifetime. In addition to being a nun with mystical and prophetic insights, she was a true pre-Renaissance polymath: political and social moralist, musical composer, poet, naturalist, herbalist, gemologist, author of medicinal and botanical texts, and playwright. She even penned the earliest morality play. }a very good brief bio of St. Francis. }this page is easier to read. it describes the Templars less academically, and more simply, and reminds us that they were monastic fighting men, and called the Poor Knights of Christ. Miracles accompanied the original Knights Templar, especially on the field of battle. }on this page Hazrat Khwajah 'Abd al-Khaliq Ghujduwani is shown to be in the lineage of the Naqshbandi/Mujaddidi, who are thought by some to be the same as the historical Khwajagan, or Masters Of Wisdom. }photos and notes on the 2 adjacent cathedrals of Salamanca, Spain. The Old Cathedral, mid 12th century to late 13th century; New Cathedral, foundation stone, 1512 and consecrated 1733 }it is Chichester Cathedral on this page that was built in the 12th century (scroll down). }we also liked this bio of St. Francis from Encyclopedia Britannica. }a fairly long bio of St. Francis, but with a good synopsis. The }about the music of Hildegard. }bio which shows her heroic side more; for example, she was the mother of Richard The Lionhearted, one of the heroes of the Crusades. Eleanor also fought in the Crusades - in the 12th century! }Abd Al-Khaliq Ghujduwani of Bokhara is mentioned on this page also. Bennett and others talking about Fourth Way schools (which modern Sufis are anxious to show that they and their Sufi predecessors are/were part of).

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