For those who want to learn the "grammar" of color to avoid visual mistakes, Richard (Dick) Nelson, creator of the color matrix, has created a wonderful video that I've included in today's post.
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Today's post features a video of sound's geometric vibration patterns, called Chladni patterns (after Ernst Chladni, "Father of Acoustics"):
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A new poem is posted: "Color Theory".
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To mark Memorial Day, I've posted the award-winning music video "Arlington", which is inspired by a true story.
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Poet Eavan Boland provides the Thought for the Day.
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Today's edition of Saturday Sharing includes links to the original memoirs of Casanova, jazz album covers in the Smithsonian's Folklife archives, a new site that promises all things Gandhi, a place for every final sentence, a discussion list for those reference questions you haven't been able to answer, and The Reading Glove, which may or may not be self-explanatory.…Continue
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The spotlights in today's All Art Friday cover Tracing Bosch & Bruegel: Four Paintings Magnified; the Guggenheim UBS Map Global Art Initiative; Craig Allen's artworks; artist residency, grant, and fellowship lists; and photographer Ian Ruhter's "Silver & Light Project (video).
The round-up highlights exhibitions of the work of Kathleen Schneider (sculptures at A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn), Tara Donovan (sculptural mixed media at Milwaukee Art Museum), and Andre Masson…Continue
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I'm featuring Art21's Change, the opening-season episode with Los Angeles-based documentary photographer Catherine Opie, Ghanaian-born "found-object" sculptor El Anatsui, and China's Ai Weiwei.
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Today's Wednesday Wonder is a stop-motion film, "Celestial Lights Viewed from Earth" by Ole C. Salomonsen. Salomonsen spent a number of months on his project to film the aurora borealis, shooting 150,000 exposures from which he selected approximately 6,000 frames for use in his film. Truly a wonder.
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I've posted a new "found" poem, "Words Wouldn't Come":
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Monday Muse profiles Joyce Sutphen, who has succeeded Robert Bly as Minnesota Poet Laureate.
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Today's quote about poetry is from Pulitzer Prize-winner Tracy K. Smith of Life on Mars.
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Words, music, photographs, film, science, and recycling are the subjects of today's Saturday Sharing. You'll find links to Recyclebank, Live Music Archive, The Mind Is a Metaphor, Visuwords online graphical dictionary, Nelson Mandela Digital Archive Project, and NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio.…Continue
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Friday's come around again, and so has a new edition of All Art Friday. Today's spotlights: Google Art Project, paper engineer Matthew Shlian, the Museum of British Surfing, Doug Aitken's "Song 1" at the Hirshhorn Museum, and a motionpoem that makes Andrew Wyeth its subject.
The roundup highlights exhibitions at Denver Art Museum (Yves St. Laurent; video included), Vassar College's Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (Julie Mehretu), Washington, D.C.'s Smith Healing Center for Healing and…Continue
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Today's post highlights a new film that recently debuted on PBS: "Violin Masters: Two Gentlemen of Cremona", which looks at the grandmasters of violin-making, Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesu. I've included the film's trailer.
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Recently, I conducted via e-mail an interview with Virginia Poet Laureate Kelly Cherry. One part of the interview appears today at the T.S. Poetry Press blog TweetSpeakPoetry; the remainder of the interview appears at Writing Without Paper.
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Today's poem is "Let Rain". I've included an audio recording of it.
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Monday Muse profiles Kentucky's Poet Laureate, Maureen Morehead, who succeeded Gurney Norman in the post.
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A Meister Eckhart quote is today's Thought for the Day.
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Today's new edition of Saturday Sharing reflects just how eclectic the Web's offerings are. Take a moment and browse the maps at Flowing Data, a site dedicated to computer scientist Alan Turing, the interactive Body & Soul, ballet in ultra slow-motion, and a digital archive of World War I poetry. Also enjoy listening to today's video recording of Marian McPartland's musical tribute to environmentalist Rachel Carson.…Continue
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