A contemporary Japanese photographer and artist.
Biologists seeking to understand how animals communicate have created a culture of listening
Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Macaulay Library, the largest archive of wildlife sounds, from rare bird calls to hundreds of elephants in the night.
Immersive soundscapes compare today's urban cacophony to the island Henry Hudson encountered in 1609. History unearths wonder in the green heart of New York.
Michelle Holzapfel (b. 1951) is a self-taught woodturner and carver. She creates vases, bowls, boxes, and still life sculpture from local hardwoods like burls, unmanageable crotches, gnarled branches, center rotten trunks that are left behind in the forest after logging operations have ceased.
Julia Margaret Cameron was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary or heroic themes.Cameron's photographic career was short, spanning eleven years of her life (1864–1875). She took up photography at the relatively late age of 48, when she was given a camera as a present. Her style was not widely appreciated in her own day: her choice to use a soft focus and to treat photography as an art as well as a science, by manipulating the wet collodion process, caused her works to be viewed as "slovenly", "mistakes" and bad photography.
Borys Andriyovych Mykhailov (Бори́с Андрі́йович Миха́йлов, born August 25, 1938) is a photographer who has been described as "one of the most important artists to have emerged from the former USSR.
Guillermo Wagner Granizo was born in San Francisco in 1923. His mother was from Nicaragua and for 11 years, he lived in Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua as a boy where he began to appreciate ceramics and the freedom of expression of non-traditional art. Following World War II he graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute where he received training in the formal rules of color and design.Granizo devoted all of his energies to the rendering of ceramic tile murals and mosaics with special attention to the creatives uses of color glazes.
Joshua Smith is a miniaturist and former stencil artist based in Norwood, South Australia. With a career spanning 17 years, he has showcased his work in London, Paris, Berlin, New York, Japan and all over Australia in over 100 exhibitions.
Materials that are commonly defined as natural and artificial are combined in the creation of these works, isolating aspects that are indicative of the ‘natural’ (while sometimes are considered unnatural). The landscapes created are transformative in their illusion of a nature scene; they are contained in traveling cases to magnify the displacement of a seemingly natural landscape in an unusual framework. These pieces extenuate the desire for ‘untouched’ natural environments, and the claim and proprietorship that are placed on plots of land, which carries over to water rights.
The straw camera is an innovative analogue camera made by collaborators mick farrell and cliff haynes. The camera is a box filled with 32,000 drinking straws (or layers of corrugated plastic in another version).
On February 7, 2017, The Metropolitan Museum of Art implemented a new policy known as Open Access, which makes images of artworks it believes to be in the public domain widely and freely available for unrestricted use, and at no cost, in accordance with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) designation and the Terms and Conditions of this website.It also makes available data from the entire online collection―both works it believes to be in the public domain and those under copyright or other restrictions―including basic information such as title, artist, date, medium, and dimensions. This data is available to all in accordance with the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) designation.
Nick Cave (born 1959 in Fulton, Missouri, USA) is an American fabric sculptor, dancer, and performance artist. He is best known for his Soundsuits: wearable fabric sculptures that are bright, whimsical, and other-worldly.
Evgeny Mokhorev was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) in 1967. A childhood interest in photography led him to join the famous Leningrad photo club “Mirror” and to pursue a career as a professional photographer. Since the late 1980s, Mokhorev has explored the territories of childhood and adolescence and the transition to adulthood. In 1992, he showed his series “Games Children Play” during the Mois de la Photo festival in Paris, his first solo exhibition outside of the Soviet Union.Mokhorev has been a member of the Union of Photographers of Russia since 1992. In 1993, he won the “Discovery of the Year” award at the First Russian Photo Festival. In 1996, he was nominated the Photoartist of the Year. He has received several government grants for his work, and in 1997, he became a member of the Union of Russian Artists. Mokhorev lives and works in St. Petersburg.
Spacesuit replica builder Ryan Nagata.
The Palimpsest uses 3D scanning and virtual reality to record urban spaces and the communities that live in them.
Patricia Anne “Tish” Murtha (14 March 1956 – 13 March 2013) was a British social documentary photographer best known for documenting marginalized communities, social realism and working class life in Newcastle upon Tyne and the North East of England.
James Mollison’s ambitious projects center on the capacity of photography to narrate deeply human stories, which are driven by his own curiosity about the nature of human existence. He is most well known for his independent and internationally-researched projects.