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f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

Intricate Sand Paintings By Joe Mangrum

Since 2006, American artist Joe Mangrum has been packing bags of coloured sand and decorating NYC pavement with his striking sand paintings. Most of his creations are quite psychedelic and look like large mandalas, uniting spontaneous creation and deep meditation. He sees them as living creatures, stretched over the pavement and displaying their exotic forms, patterns and vibrant colours. The most beautiful part of Mangrum’s works is their temporality – the sand he has tenderly poured throughout the day is gently blown away by the night’s wind.

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free-parking:

Mark Rothko - Untitled, 1949, oil on canvas

free-parking:

Mark Rothko - Untitled, 1949, oil on canvas

From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.

—Edvard Munch (via arquerio)

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f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s:

 Photography of Naked Bodies in the Water by  Ramona Zordini

on Behance

Ramona Zordini. Drowning has always been on my top 5 list of the most frighting ways to die, but somehow, Zordini captures a disturbingly beautiful struggle to maintain life or in some cases, the beautiful ease of letting go.

(1983) She studied Graphic and Visual Arts, then a degree in Photography with two scholarships in 2009 to L.A.B.A. Accademy of fine art Brescia. She currently teaches Photography, she had been posted on International magazines (the most important of Zoom dated March 2009 and Zoom dated September 2009), she won the Telethon 2009 edition Award, in the Award Tau Visual she had been named as “Author Reported” and in 2011 she was selected to participate in the Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean.

 She still exhibited in several group exhibitions and personal ones in Italy and abroad, and her works are part of important permanent collections. In her later works prevails an evolutionary principle that it almost touches the installation, her works lost the stillness of the photographic images to become sources of entertainment.

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elegantspell:

Door at St. Edward’s Parish in The Cotswolds, flanked by beautiful 17th century yew trees.

elegantspell:

Door at St. Edward’s Parish in The Cotswolds, flanked by beautiful 17th century yew trees.

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darksilenceinsuburbia:

A Multigenerational House in Helsinki, Finland

With more and more elderly parents and 20-something children moving in with their families, it’s no surprise that multigenerational homes are becoming more popular. Having extended family around to help with the children is just what Finnish actress Vilma Melasniemi and actor Juho Milonoff wanted when they were looking for a home, so having everyone under one roof makes things easier and more fun. The family worked with Tuomas Siitonen to design House M-M that features two apartments under one roof.

The couple found land on Vilma’s parent’s property in Helsinki’s Oulunkylä on a sloped lot surrounded by lilac and apple trees.

While the house is contemporary, it still respects the natural surroundings thanks to the Siberian larch that covers the exterior

The lower floor has a studio apartment for Vilma’s 91-year-old grandmother to live. They also installed a sauna and utility spaces on this level.

Upstairs, there’s a 120-square-meter apartment that the couple lives in with their two children. Currently the grandparents remain in their own villa on the same property.

Interior photos by Maija Luutonen.
Exterior photos by Tuomas Uusheimo.

back-then:

Victoria Park Forest School, open air nose-blowing exercises.  Toronto 1913

back-then:

Victoria Park Forest School, open air nose-blowing exercises.
Toronto 1913

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