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17 Crazy School Signs | smosh

17 Crazy School Signs | smosh | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it

 

I doubt all the signs are genuine, as for Lexington and L.C. Swain Middle Schools billboards  -photo process may well have helped ;o) But some of these are pretty funny !

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What Michelle Obama Wore and Why it Mattered

What Michelle Obama Wore and Why it Mattered | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
No one understood the role of fashion, and the potential uses of its power, better than the first lady.
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Creative drive : Keith Haring's car canvases | the Guardian in pictures

Creative drive : Keith Haring's car canvases | the Guardian in pictures | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
As well as his famous murals, posters and clothing designs, Keith Haring also drew his positivist pictograms on cars, vans and motorbikes
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Wall Drawings, Icônes urbaines

Wall Drawings, Icônes urbaines | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Art contemporain et tradition locale : quand l’art envahit les murs et les rues de la cité-monde, cela donne WALL DRAWINGS Icones urbaines.
Le « globe painter » Julien Malland
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A Photographic Tour of Berlin's Street Art

A Photographic Tour of Berlin's Street Art | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
A photographic tour of some of Berlin's street art pieces
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Koyamori's Gallery on Deviant Art

Koyamori's Gallery on Deviant Art | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Mix chart for personal reference of colours I use the most. Also I have a colour theory exam today but it is totally unrelated haha." Tools: watercolour,... mix chart

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Street-art à Bordeaux

Street-art à Bordeaux | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
À Bordeaux (Gironde), l'art urbain est de plus en plus visible.
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Delphine Delas technique mixte photo, dessin, photo et dessin -et bien d'autres artistes dans une ville où le street art s'enracine depuis de longues années déjà.
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Susan Sontag on How Photography Mediates Our Relationship with Life and Death

Susan Sontag on How Photography Mediates Our Relationship with Life and Death | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
"We no longer study the art of dying, a regular discipline and hygiene in older cultures; but all eyes, at rest, contain that knowledge. The body knows. And the
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La belle histoire d'amour entre le street art et le XIIIe arrondissement de Paris

La belle histoire d'amour entre le street art et le XIIIe arrondissement de Paris | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Dans les rues de cet arrondissement du sud de la capitale, le street art fait désormais partie du paysage. Depuis 2004, de titanesques fresques ont fleuri sur les façades d'immeubles. Une démarche soutenue par la mairie." Paul Carcenac

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Banksy Leaves Mural On The Side Of Classroom In Bristol

Pupils and teachers returned to their school after half-term to find a genuine BANKSY on the wall of classroom The famous artist spray painted
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Aulde de B's comment, October 16, 2016 9:02 AM
Great. many thanks Monique
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NYC - "A Storm is Brewing" | @JLEmedia

NYC - "A Storm is Brewing" | @JLEmedia | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Stephen Tyson Jr / @JLEmedia
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Su-per-be !!
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Monica Mirza's curator insight, August 8, 2016 4:27 AM
This dazzling picture offers full room to your imagination... and to your students' as well !
Might be sused to feed writing prompts as...
Imagine what's on the woman's mind...
What happened to her just before the shot ?
What's coming next ? etc...
>> pic.twitter.com/2rcPoEvg6L
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180.000 images libres de droit | NYC Public Library

180.000 images libres de droit | NYC Public Library | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
La bibliothèque publique de New York met en ligne 180.000 images libres de droit et incite à leur réutilisation créative.
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"Après les dizaines de milliers d’images d’art libres de droits grâce au Getty Center (100.714 pour être exact), voici que la bibliothèque publique de New York met en ligne 180.000 images libres de droit et incite à leur réutilisation créative. Un trésor hors norme où l’on peut dénicher des photos de New York, plus de vingt mille cartes anciennes, des partitions de vieilles chansons américaines, une collection de gravures d’oiseaux et d’animaux, des manuscrits de poètes, ainsi que des dizaines de millier d’images stéréoscopiques de plusieurs régions américaines. Le tout peut être téléchargé et réutilisé gratuitement. La NYPL incite d’ailleurs à leur réutilisation créative, notamment sous la forme de gif animé.[...]"
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The best camera for street photography | Martin U Waltz

The best camera for street photography |  Martin U Waltz | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
What is the best camera for street photography? What do you recommend? That is the question I get asked most. In the last years I have been changing camera
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"[...] be a film shooter, a Leica shooter, a medium format shooter, whatever floats your boat. [...]" :-)

Martin U Waltz is a photographer, digital marketer, and a founding member of the Berlin1020 street photography collective (he is based in Berlin).
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Les images sont-elles encore produites pour être regardées par les humains ? | internetactu.blog.lemonde.fr

Les images sont-elles encore produites pour être regardées par les humains ? | internetactu.blog.lemonde.fr | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Les images sont-elles encore produites pour être regardées par les humains ?
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Collection NGA Images : plus de 35 000 tableaux téléchargeables gratuitement | WASHINGTON National Gallery Art

Collection NGA Images : plus de 35 000 tableaux téléchargeables gratuitement | WASHINGTON National Gallery Art | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Télécharger gratuitement en haute résolution les peintures des grands maîtres de la peinture depuis le site Web de la National Gallery of Art de Washington DC.
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"[...] une collection de plus 35 000 tableaux artistiques de grands maîtres de la peinture dans un format numérique en haute définition jusqu'à 3000 pixels de résolution (ou 2000 pixels). L'accès à la collection NGA Images est 100 % gratuite et parfaitement légale. Le téléchargement en haute définition des œuvres n'est cependant possible qu'après avoir créé un compte sur le site du musée."
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Quai 36 : le street art est entré en Gare du Nord - 2015

Du 11 juin au 8 juillet 2015, une quinzaine de street artistes ont été invités par le collectif Quai 36 à transformer la gare du Nord de Paris en une véritable galerie d'art.
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Susan Sontag on the Trouble with Treating Art and Cultural Material as “Content”

Susan Sontag on the Trouble with Treating Art and Cultural Material as “Content” | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
"Our task is not to find the maximum amount of content in a work of art... Our task is to cut back content so that we can see the thing at all."
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"La belle histoire d'amour entre le street art et le XIIIe arrondissement de Paris" | W. Plummer

"La belle histoire d'amour entre le street art et le XIIIe arrondissement de Paris" | W. Plummer | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it

"Dans les rues de cet arrondissement du sud de la capitale, le street art fait désormais partie du paysage. Depuis 2004, de titanesques fresques ont fleuri sur les façades d'immeubles. Une démarche soutenue par la mairie. Dans le XIIIe arrondissement de Paris, en l'espace d'une dizaine d'années, le street art est devenu roi. Un phénomène lié à l'arrivée, de quatre galeries d'art urbain, dont la Galerie Itinerrance." (William Plummer)

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Urbanartfair (Avril 2016) | 1ère foire internationale de Street Art - Paris

Urbanartfair (Avril 2016) | 1ère foire internationale de Street Art - Paris | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Le Carreau du Temple accueille jusqu'au 24 avril la première édition d'Urbanartfair. 30 galeries internationales pour découvrir ou redécouvrir les pionniers du Street Art et tous les aspects actuel…
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"Nine highly detailed black & white images" | dashburst.com

"Nine highly detailed black & white images" | dashburst.com | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
Not everything in life is black and white (or in HD for that matter), but there is little grey area when it comes to the level of detail and design put into each photograph in this collection. As far as black and white artwork goes, photographers like Ansel Adams helped define the genre which is […]
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Rethinking how cities view street art | Lee Bofkin

Rethinking how cities view street art | Lee Bofkin | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
"Our cities are becoming more painted and I hope you guys get to share in that vision," said Lee Bofkin -- who has organised over 700 legal street art murals in London
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Here Are the Best Travel Photos of 2016 | National Geographic

Here Are the Best Travel Photos of 2016 | National Geographic | Looks - Photography - Images & Visual Languages | Scoop.it
National Geographic has selected the winning photos of 2016 for its prestigious Travel Photographer of the Year photo contest. The grand prize photo, captu
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