Row houses were once a staple feature of the American city, but in the last 20 years, they’re gradually being replaced.
Ben Marcin has been photographing the ones left alone in his haunting series, Last House Standing.
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the height of the Orbit (377ft high), making it Britain’s largest piece of public art.
WAVELAND at Schneider Gallery
230 West Superior Street, Chicago, IL
OPENING March 2, 2012: 5pm - 7pm
Runs March 3 - April 28, 2012
TEDx Baghdad: Iraq is infinity
A gifted and visionary architect, Manhal had recently won a competitive bid
to design the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, a $250
million project to develop one of Iraq’s principal government buildings. As
a volunteer speaker coach, …
Motoi Yamamoto’s salt installations:
“Following the loss of his sister to brain cancer, Yamamoto adopted salt as his primary medium. In Japanese culture salt is not only a necessary element to sustain human life, it is also a symbol of purification. He uses salt in loose form to create intricate labyrinth patterns on the gallery floor or in baked brick form to construct large interior structures.
…Yamamoto views his installations as exercises that are at once futile and necessary to his healing.”
Here, the artist is meditating upon the completion of a salt labyrinth. frithia
Horst Glaesker used 112 shades of acrylic paint on 112 steps. Each color expresses a different emotion.
"The new Walker website rejects that approach by presenting the Walker as both a physical and a virtual community hub — and it defines its community appropriately broadly, as both the art world and the Walker’s home state of Minnesota. With its audience thus defined, the new website promises to provide not just information about the Walker, but information about art and artists wherever they are, with an special and appropriate focus on its home region."