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Photographer Captures the Murmurations of Starlings, and Other Avian Phenomena

Photographer Captures the Murmurations of Starlings, and Other Avian Phenomena | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

Anyone who's witnessed a massive flock of starlings soar through the sky has likely been struck by the surprising geometric shapes formed by the crush of wings. New York–based photographer Richard Barnes...

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Ansel Adams Photographs

In 1941 the National Park Service commissioned noted photographer Ansel Adams to create a photo mural for the Department of the Interior Building in Washington, DC. The theme was to be nature as exemplified and protected in the U.S. National Parks.

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Curtis Botanical Images

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Curtis's Botanical Magazine was an illustrated gardening and botanical journal started by William Curtis (1746-1799) in the eighteenth century. Full-page, hand-colored illustrations of ornamental foreign plants, sketched by Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819), were accompanied by a page or two of text describing the plant's properties, history, and growth characteristics. This digital collection includes illustrations and biological classifications for more than two hundred plants.

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Junkculture: Outdoor Light Projections by Javier Riera

Junkculture: Outdoor Light Projections by Javier Riera | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

Spanish artist Javier Riera uses the medium of projection art to create light and geometry interventions on landscape. His work investigates the relationship between nature and geometry, the latter being interpreted as "the language which precedes matter and is capable of interacting with it in a subtle resonance revealing hidden qualities in his workspace." Speaking about his work Riera says, "My interventions are ephemeral and don't leave any tracks upon the landscape, they happen and they disappear."

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Woodcut: A Meditation on Time Through the Inked Cross-Sections of Fallen Trees

Woodcut: A Meditation on Time Through the Inked Cross-Sections of Fallen Trees | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

Trees have a way of witnessing the world that stirs our deepest sense of permanence and impermanence. Somewhere between Cedric Pollet’s Bark and Romeyn Houghs’s cross-section plates comes Bryan Nash Gill’sWoodcut (public library) — a magnificent collection of the artist’s large-scale relief prints from the cross-sections of fallen and damaged trees.

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Balboa Park Commons: Collections Sets

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Balboa Park Commons: Collections Sets includes images from Mingei International Museum, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Air and Space Museum, The San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego Museum of Man, San Diego Natural History Museum, and Timken Museum of Art

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BibliOdyssey: Plant Anatomy Charts

BibliOdyssey: Plant Anatomy Charts | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Eclectic historic science and art images from rare books and prints
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The Public Domain Review |

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The Public Domain Review is a not-for-profit project dedicated to showcasing the most interesting and unusual out-of-copyright works available online.

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water carrier landscapes by elise morin

water carrier landscapes by elise morin | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
the series of wooden sculptures leak fluorescent colours into a picturesque slovakian river, harnessing the power of water.
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