Posts tagged art

Bob Ross doesn’t just paint, he gives life advice…

via  jessehimself:

Follow this up with melodysheep’s tribute to this man - “Happy Little Clouds. Mr. Ross was responsible for much of the inspiration regarding my foray into art as a child.

Why Wu-Tang Will Release Just One Copy Of Its Secret Album

via nprmusic:

So who has millions of dollars lying around?

Recreating famous works of art using Legos, including the Mona Lisa.  More recreations on Behance.

Recreating famous works of art using Legos, including the Mona Lisa.  More recreations on Behance.

Woody Allen is a collage of everything NYC

Woody Allen is a collage of everything NYC

The story of your life, via fiverrwasright:

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The story of your life, via fiverrwasright:

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via mrgif:

Eye of the beholder

via mrgif:

Eye of the beholder

The Guy Who Wrote ‘Harlem Shake’ Says He Didn’t Make a Dime Off the Song
via theatlantic:

A Brooklyn producer named Baauer mixes two samples over a great beat. It becomes the most popular song in the country. Some kids make a YouTube dance video that turns it into an international sensation. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, the producer “[hasn’t] seen any money from it.”
This is the story of “Harlem Shake.” It is also the story of the U.S. economy according to Kevin Ashton, who calls it a parable for our age of “makers and takers.” The artists make, he says, and the system takes. YouTube gets the page views, Warner Bros. distributes the recording, and Apple sells it on iTunes.
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The Guy Who Wrote ‘Harlem Shake’ Says He Didn’t Make a Dime Off the Song

via theatlantic:

A Brooklyn producer named Baauer mixes two samples over a great beat. It becomes the most popular song in the country. Some kids make a YouTube dance video that turns it into an international sensation. Meanwhile, in Brooklyn, the producer “[hasn’t] seen any money from it.”

This is the story of “Harlem Shake.” It is also the story of the U.S. economy according to Kevin Ashton, who calls it a parable for our age of “makers and takers.” The artists make, he says, and the system takes. YouTube gets the page views, Warner Bros. distributes the recording, and Apple sells it on iTunes.

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The Life Aquatic 

via phoebro:

Bruce Mozert’s amazing underwater photographs, circa the 1930s and 50s (via The Huffington Post)

When life imitates art, if by “life” you mean autonomous social media robot accounts and by “art” you mean my ‘social media guru’ parody project Chris Brogfan…

When life imitates art, if by “life” you mean autonomous social media robot accounts and by “art” you mean my ‘social media guru’ parody project Chris Brogfan