Gorgeous work by German sculptor, Angela Glajcar. Her latest features reams of layered and torn white paper, which create a captivating tunnelling effect. “Weiss Ist Das Neue Schwarz” (or “White is the New Black”) is on view at the Heitsch Gallery in … Continue reading →
Mondrian is another of my favourites and this piece in particular. It's so simple but has influenced generations of artists in all fields and there is something visually beautiful and captivating in its simplicity.
Architecture is creativity solidified into a form of building..."the complex or carefully designed structure of something" (Google def #2). NOT necessarily as large as "a building". Here is a half-circle of stones built to rise in an arch at the still water's edge. The waters reflect it to create a perfect circle, and the stones below the water parallel the form of the stones. Martin Hill Stream Stone Circle, White Beach, New Zealand
Greek Alphabet Greek civilization laid the foundation for many of the accomplishments of the western world. the Greeks took the Phoenician or North Semitic alphabet and changed five consonants to vowels. Greeks applied geometric structure and order to the uneven Phoenician characters, converting them into art forms of great harmony and beauty. greeks developed Boustrophedon writing method-for every other line reads in the opposite direction.