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Posts from the ‘Culture & Arts’ Category

An Animation Based On Massimo Vignelli’s 1972 Subway Diagram

In 1972, designer Massimo Vignelli created a new map of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. Here is a nice little animated video of that map made by Alexander Chen.

The Art Of Ben Sack & Detailed Cityscapes

Ben Sack makes some insanely amazing drawings of incredibly detailed and intricate cityscapes. This is a time-lapse presentation of the creation of one of his pieces of music played along with the music of Danse Macabre by Camille Saint-Saëns.

Everything1017: How David Byrne & Brian Eno Make Music Together

Brian Eno is a record producer god, having worked closely with bands such as U2, Coldplay, The Talking Heads, Genesis, David Bowie and so much more. More recently he has tried to compose some of his own music and this great little documentary shows his partnership with David Byrne on that project together.

What If Models In Famous Paintings Appeared In Magazines Today

What If Famous Paintings Were Photoshopped to Look Like Fashion Models? | TakePart

The online magazine takepart has taken a stab at what models in famous paintings might look like today if they were to appear as models in modern magazines. Somewhat disturbing, yes.

Access 400,000 Free High-Res Images From The Metropolitan Museum Of Art

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art has released 400,000 high-res images of paintings from it’s collection online that can be accessed for free. Everything from ancient art up until the present day is available in addition to online resources, discussions and more about each work of art. Pretty impressive.

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