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.
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.
"To get past your ego and its defenses you need to get quiet, be brave, and listen to your inner voices....When you embrace the messages of each aspect of your shadow, you begin to take back the power you’ve given to others and form a bond of trust with your authentic self. The voices of your unembraced qualities, when allowed into your consciousness, will bring you back into balance and harmony with your natural rhythms."~Debbie Ford ("Beauty in Wonderland" by Solve Sundsbo)
Ernst Haeckel Art Print Beautiful Colored Book Page PLATE 55 and 56 Beautiful Large Ocean Sea Shells in Black and White and Crab, Ocean Life and Nature
Cytherea. / Acephala. – Muscheln. - Plate 59 from Kunstformen der Natur. This is one of the 100 pop science biology illustrations that were published from 1899 – 1904 in Leipzig by Ernst Haeckel through Verlag des Bibliographischen Instituts.
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
White Wolf: By living courageously and faithfully, we experience the wonder of being alive, where everything is possible ..."The Wolves Followed A Path Of Harmony, And They Did Not Like Anything To Upset Their Way." "Wolf Was Chosen By The Great One To Teach The Human People How To Live In Harmony In Their Families. Wolf Was To Teach A Truth, As Each Animal... Would Do Also For The Humans To Survive.
Pillar of Cloud, Pillar of Fire. fursasaida: For many of the paper cuts, Brynjegard-Bialik carved up comic books to add layers of meaning to the works. In a piece called “Pillar of Cloud, Pillar of Fire,” Brynjegard-Bialik cut up images of The Watchers, a 1960s Marvel Comics extraterrestrial race that teams up with the Fantastic Four. Watchers were meant to just observe mankind, but most often became involved. “For many people there is such ambiguity about God.” Brynjegard-Bialik said.