Posts by Leah Pellegrini

September 9, 2016

Elaborate Pool Tiling Mimics Van Gogh’s Starry Night From Above

Van Gogh's The Starry Night is undoubtedly one of Western culture's most beloved works of art, featuring a soothing blue sky that swirls around glimmering golden stars between a silhouetted Cyprus tree and a quiet French town. In California, an aesthetically-inclined home owner has commissioned an expansive testament to the popular painting: a swimming pool with tiling arranged in a breathtaking likeness to that original composition.

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September 8, 2016

Photographer Documents Husband’s Depression with Intimate Comparisons to Isolated Environments

In her series called The Sea That Surrounds Us, photographer Maureen Drennan poignantly frames environmental scenes as metaphors for the inner landscapes of the human heart and mind. Half of her images capture the gloomy milieus of Block Island, Rhode Island, where hazy skies meet hushed waters and brittle grass, while the other half highlight her husband, Paul, who was enduring a deep depression at the time.

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