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The Art Of Flight

Birds Made from Recycled Metal Scraps

BIRDS MADE FROM RECYCLED METAL SCRAPS “Inspired by the forms of animals artist Barbara Franc seeks to capture a sense of motion as she recreates a variety of wildlife from birds to horses using reclaimed materials such as old food tins. Via her artist statement: I have always been fascinated by the shapes and sculptural forms of animals, they present a never-ending source of inspiration to me. I try to capture a feeling of their movement and presence in my sculpture. For this I use wire…

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Step into a certain alleyway in Sydney's Angel Place and you'll find a whimsical installation that's meant to be both seen and heard. Back in 2009, artist Michael Thomas Hill created Forgotten Songs, an installation of 110 empty birdcages suspended high in the air that play the song

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skeleton drawing + stitched cardiovascular system + hand-felted muscle mass - dan beckemeyer

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Park Güell (Spain). 'The playfulness of Gaudí’s imagination takes flight in this park, which seems to spring from a child’s fantasy of seriously weird structures and larger-than-life animal forms.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/spain/barcelona/sights/park/park-guell

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A British Airways Concorde supersonic airliner escorted by the red Hawks of the RAF Red Arrows.

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Dover. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V over the White Cliffs. In tribute to the courage of 'The Few' who fought over the skies of Kent in the Battle of Britain

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Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Hero: Mk IX Spitfire MH434 (right) - one of the most famous planes still capable of taking to the skies

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The Last Flight (Ivan Pravov, 1929), a film about a circus troupe marooned in southern Russia during the 1917 revolution.

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Built up Coast (1960) Peter Lanyon. You can see the coast line in his paintings but also the other smaller buildings in the foreground - the level of abstraction reflects the physical experience of being amongst the elements whilst painting. It also shows how his paintings lead the artist to think about assemblages after starting to glide, taking further risks with his work which pay off and result in a journey taken across his home landscape.

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The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flies out of RAF Coningsby, commemorating the heritage of the Royal Air Force.

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Glimpse behind the scenes and look at how the dancers practice in one of the rooms with tilted flooring to replicate the famous slope of the Bolshoi stage. Watch now...

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Catherine Ulitsky " I have painted connections between the birds to show the entire flock as a faceted geometric shape."

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Artist Louise Balaam creates atmospheric landscapes and abstract paintings in Sevenoaks, Kent, South East England, uk

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For in and out, above, about, below, 'Tis nothing but a Magic Shadow-show, Play'd in a Box whose Candle is the Sun, Round which we Phantom Figures come and go. ~ Omar Khayyam Vladimir Kush

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The unsung plane that REALLY won the Battle of Britain

The Hawker Hurricane is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was designed and predominantly built by Hawker Aircraft Ltd for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Although largely overshadowed by the Supermarine Spitfire, the aircraft became renowned during the Battle of Britain, accounting for 60% of the RAF's air victories in the battle, and served in all the major theatres of the Second World War.

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Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires

Historic: The result of the photographers hard work is a collection of stunning pin-sharp ...

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Josephine Wall: One of the most talented and inspirational artists I have ever come across.

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