The Sun is now in the quietest phase of its 11-year activity cycle, the solar minimum - in fact, it has been unusually quiet this year - with over 200 days so far with no observed sunspots. The solar wind has also dropped to its lowest levels in 50 years. Scientists are unsure of the significance of this unusual calm, but are continually monitoring our closest star with an array of telescopes an..
Surface integration, 2008. ink on paper, 12" x 9" National radio quiet zone, 2008. ink on paper, 17" x 14" 2008. ink and aluminum foil on paper, 12" x 9" "Space projections + the process of organization" 2008, ink, graphite, acrylic and medium on paper, 72" x 36" "Support structure" 2008, ink on paper, 9" x 12" "Satellited" 2008, ink on paper, 9" x 12" "The radar building" 2008, ink and graphite..
He gives the impression of wanting to tidy everything up and clear away any unnecessary visual ballast. Meticulously and with surgical precision Richard Galpin breaks down the fine top layer of large-scale architectural photographs into geometrical forms and lines. Some of their elements are removed entirely, leaving the white bottom layer of the photographic paper, while others remain in place ..
march 31 - may 25 , 2007 heliumcowboy artspace, hamburg, germany http://heliumcowboy.com german grafitti- and street-artist boris hoppek is challenging every surface: taking his strong characters not only onto walls, but also on various materials from all kinds of backdrops (furniture, papers, blinds, advertising posters ...) to huge sculptures he builds from used cardboard boxes and sewing his ..
This weekend the Museum of Arts and Design opens the doors of its new home at 2 Columbus Circle following an extensive redesign of the building by Brad Cloepfil of Allied Works Architecture. The museum’s new graphic identity can already be seen throughout the city, on the sides of buses, on street banners, in print ads and in the subways. The geometric-based mark reflects the circles and squares..
Venice Architecture Biennale: Dutch architects NL present this series of images in the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Fly United - go with the flow! Google Forest - the sea levels rise. Less land is available. How can we increase the capacity of our cities? Flower Power - can we move from what the Dutch call “pollution of the horizon” to “heroic” configurations? Is it poss..
noriko ambe is a japanese artist now living in new york. her work is primarily created by cutting precise holes in books, magazines and other varieties of bound paper. these cuts result in artwork which resembles topographic maps. some of the pieces are sculptural, keeping the original book form, while others are more like relief sculptures. she is currently on show in a number of group exhibiti..
Emergent architect _ Batwing Batwing is part of a larger body of work concerned with creating coherent relationships between building systems through geometric and atmospheric means. The aim is to move toward a higher-order emergent wholeness in architecture while still maintaining a performative discreetness of systems. The project can be understood as an articulated manifold which incorporates..