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Thick Strokes of Paint Create Featureless Portraits in Abstracted Paintings by Joseph Lee

 Art #painting #portraits October 31, 2018 Kate Sierzputowski Los Angeles-based artist and actor Joseph Lee paints thickly layered portraits that mask the details and expressions of his subjects’ faces. His abstracted profiles sometimes reveal a subtle hint of an eye, nose, or ear between multi-colored brushstrokes, and are set against matte backgrounds to make each …

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india unveils the world’s tallest statue

the world’s tallest statue has been officially inaugurated by comprises two semi-joined, composite concrete cylindrical cones, which are surrounded by a structural steel space frame that supports the external cladding. a viewing gallery at a height of 152 meters (500 feet) provides views of the sardar sarovar dam and towards the nearby mountain ranges. the …

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NASA engineers’ carved pumpkins put everyone else’s to shame

did you carve pumpkins this halloween? were they outfitted with robotic arms? held aloft by parachutes? operated via remote control? — neither were ours. but engineers at NASA’s jet propulsion laboratory in pasadena, california took on the challenge of creating the most dramatic, sometimes space-inspired sculptural squash for their annual pumpkin carving contest.  a pumpkin turns off …

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Art Historical Masterworks Come Alive at Annual Halloween Parade in Kawasaki, Japan

 Art Craft Design History #art history #costumes #painting October 31, 2018 Kate Sierzputowski Image via @_ellie_ Recently in Kawasaki, Japan, a sextet of famous paintings marched their way through the city’s annual Halloween parade— Picasso’s “The Weeping Woman,” Vincent van Gogh’s self portrait, Johannes Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring,” Leonardo da Vinci’s “Mona …