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Watch the Birdie: A Restored Brass Gadget Dating Back 140 Years Reveals a Historic Photography Trick

1 hour ago   |   Colossal

 Prior to asking subjects to grin and “say cheese,” photographers would entreat those awaiting a portrait to “ watch the birdie .” Now generally out of use, the phrase dates...
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From the Archives: Imagining What Disability Actually Is

From the Archives: Imagining What Disability Actually Is

1 hour ago   |   Arts

From the Archives: Imagining What Disability Actually Is Date Thu, 10/29/2020 - 12:00 Paulette Beete Thu, 10/29/2020 - 16:16 Author By Victoria Hutter Teaser...
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Today's TDC Subject: Sterling K. Brown!

2 hours ago   |   Tom Richmond

With all the excitement of the reveal of Des and my “The Shawshank Redemption” splash from CLAPTRAP, I didn't do my usual Wednesday subject and sketch for The Daily...
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The Lensbaby Spark 2.0 is a Bendy, Hose-Like Manual Focus Lens

The Lensbaby Spark 2.0 is a Bendy, Hose-Like Manual Focus Lens

3 hours ago   |   Peta Pixel

Lensbaby is known for making unconventional lenses that create unusual defocused areas, and the Spark is no exception. The Spark 2.0 adds support for eight mounts, both DSLR...
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BTS Fail: Shooting Wet Plates with a Mamiya 645 Polaroid Film Back

5 hours ago   |   Peta Pixel

Photographer Markus Hofstätter is known for pushing the art of wet plate photography in new and exciting ways, but... of course... it doesn't always work out. That's what...
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‘Come Play' Review: Alexa, Find Me a Derivative Thriller

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

In Jacob Chase's film, a monster from another realm invades ours through phone screens and tablets.
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‘Raining in the Mountain' Review: A Martial Arts Gem From 1979

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

This recently restored film by King Hu is a spectacular, exhilarating entertainment.
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Black Women's Hair and Horror Movies: What Could Go Wrong?

22 hours ago   |   NY Times

An evil weave turns a shy character into a serial killer in “Bad Hair,” but the film doesn't understand that styling locks can be a source of intimacy and communal pride.
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Lil Buck Feels the Dancing Spirit All Over Again

1 day ago   |   NY Times

In “Nobody Knows,” the jookin star presents a short film that explores his struggles as a Black man and his relationship to dance.
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An ‘Aural Ode' to the Classic Zenza Bronica S2a

1 day ago   |   Peta Pixel

In response to the classic camera shutter sound video we shared yesterday , a reader sent over another, even more enjoyable entry into the “oddly satisfying” category. Created...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

LSB Regional Headquarters / Domaine Public Architects

LSB Regional Headquarters / Domaine Public Architects

Domaine Public Architects Location: Tyre, Lebanon Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Ieva Saudargaite Area: 3000.0 m2 Read more ...

Street Scene Cityscape Snow Storm, Fine Art Oil Painting ”Snow at Dusk” by...

Street Scene Cityscape Snow Storm, Fine Art Oil Painting ”Snow at Dusk” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

11"x7"x.75" Oil on Canvas/sold Commissions Welcome Learn more about commissioning a painting HERE . Visit to Read more ...

Forest Glade House / Hesselbrand

Forest Glade House / Hesselbrand

Courtesy of Hesselbrand architects: Hesselbrand Location: London, United Kingdom Project Year: 2020 Photographs: Courtesy of Hesselbrand Area: 210.0 m2 Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer Home” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

When a herd of cattle is moved up to the high country for summer grazing, the wranglers move into their summer homes as well. No electricity or running water. Cooking is done... Read more ...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer...

Contemporary Colorado Landscape Painting, Fine Art Oil Painting “Summer Home” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

When a herd of cattle is moved up to the high country for summer grazing, the wranglers move into their summer homes as well. No electricity or running water. Cooking is done... Read more ...

House in Iruma / aoyagi design

House in Iruma / aoyagi design

Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan Project Year: 2016 Photographs: Takumi Ota Area: 123.0 m2 Read more ...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, “Gold Horizon”by Texas...

Abstract Art, Mixed Media, Contemporary Painting, “Gold Horizon”by Texas Contemporary Artist Sharon Whisnand

Hand painted papers, acrylic, hot glue and gold paint. Somewhat less "bling" than the rest in the series. 10"x12"x.5" Acrylic and Paper on Watercolor Paper Panel/Framed-Available Read more ...

MF APARTMENT / Firma

MF APARTMENT / Firma

Pinheiros, São Paulo - State of São Paulo, Brazil Project Year: 2019 Photographs: Vivi Spaco Photographs: Manuel Sá Area: 150.0 m2 Read more ...

Evoking Historical Struggles, Hank Willis Thomas Examines the Intersection...

Evoking Historical Struggles, Hank Willis Thomas Examines the Intersection of Art and Activism

“If the Leader Only Knew” (2014). All images © Hank Willis Thomas, shared with permission Through his bronze sculptures and public installations, Hank Willis Thomas examines... Read more ...

Polar Bear Sunset

Polar Bear Sunset

Polar bars , Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Here is one from last year that I hadn't shared yet. A polar bear sow and cub at sunset, Alaska Arctic. Read more ...