Incredible Marble Sculpture: White Dream


After looking at all the magnificent detail in this sculpture by Shinichi Hara, I couldn’t visually pinpoint what it was made from. Given the large white block from which it started from, I considered that “White Dream” was made of styrofoam. When I learned that it was made of marble, however, it almost seemed too obvious. I was a bit shocked at how the artist seemed to effortlessly carve out so much movement and fluidity into his masterpiece. Truly amazing!



Shinichi Hara @ Union Gallery website
via [Dark Silence in Suburbia], [Drtenge]



January 16, 2017

20 Nature-Inspired Embroidery to Melt Away the Winter Blues

As the holly jolly holidays have long past and we find ourselves in the middle of January, it’s natural to long for an escape from the dreary conditions winter brings—freezing temperatures, barren trees, and gloomy skies. While it may feel like March is a million months away, art is always a savior you can turn to for emotion refuge. In this case, you can spring forward with a cheerful collection of nature-inspired embroidery to melt away the winter blues.

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January 15, 2017

Literature-Loving Writers Can Now Work in Mark Twain’s Library

To seek intellectual inspiration, budding writers often turn to the works of the world’s most celebrated authors. While flipping through their most beloved books is a good start, the Mark Twain House & Museum has a better idea: why not share their workspace? Recently, the museum has announced plans to open Mark Twain’s library to the public, inviting literature-loving writers to quite literally follow in Twain’s footsteps.

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