Category Archives: Art

KAALINK Makes Ink From Captured Car Exhaust

From Graviky.com: ​Kaalink™ is a unit used to capture soot, which is then processed into making Air-Ink. The unit captures 95% of the particular matter pollution without inducing back-pressure. Kaalink is presently under certification and commercial pilots, and available for private demonstrations. … Continue reading

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Met Museum makes 375,000 Images Free

Courtesy of the New York Times: “All images of public-domain artworks in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection — about 375,000 — are now free for anyone to use however they may please. The museum announced on Tuesday that it … Continue reading

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Mosque of Whirling Colours

From Daily Mail: “Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji may have just found his true calling: capturing the little-seen breathtaking beauty of Iran’s most dazzling mosques. The 24-year-old physics student, who lives in Babol in Iran’s Mazandaran province, pursues his passion for … Continue reading

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Subterranean History: Beautiful Abandoned NYC Subway Station

From WebUrbanist.com, a “city-centric, visual-oriented online publication about art, design and built environments”: “As all urban exploration enthusiasts know, there are hidden wonders all around us – particularly in rich metropolitan landscapes like New York City. The City Hall subway stop … Continue reading

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National Geographic Society founded today in 1888, Food Maps

In honor of the founding of the National Geographic Society today in 1888, here is an article from the February, 2017 print edition. Posted on NationalGeographic.com: “Food for thought: How does one ingredient become linked to one place? That’s one … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bill Viola! One of “America’s preeminent video artists”

From The Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Video art was first introduced in the early 1960s by such pioneers as Nam June Paik and Bruce Nauman and continues to be a vital form of contemporary artistic expression. Since the early 1970s, … Continue reading

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Ansel Adams Photography Study, Manzanar Internment Camp

A World War 2 Japanese internment camp featured in the memoir “Farewell to Manzanar” (940.54 HOU), was photographed by Ansel Adams and presented by the Library of Congress. (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/manz/) Adams, well known for his landscape photography, stated in a letter … Continue reading

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Winners from the 6th Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest

Sponsored by the “Underwater Photography Guide”, an online book and magazine, http://www.uwphotographyguide.com/2016-ocean-art-contest-winners.

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Newsbreaker News: Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a celebration of all realms of Hispanic culture present today and historically in Pacific Grove and California. As usual, this year, we have the annual Spanish Art competition, where students from Spanish and Art classes alike … Continue reading

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Newsbreaker News: Fall VAPA Week Chalk Art

To celebrate Spanish Heritage month and Día De Los Muertos, (Day of the Dead), Pacific Grove High School has held its first ever fall VAPA week. The main hall has been covered with art, one of the prominent set of … Continue reading

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