30 April 2014

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Toronto    Map


http://stateofthemap.org/ organized by the OpenStreetMap Foundation



Walking improves creativity

Our Antarctica'12 bird-man:  http://500px.com/TonyBeck

Great Artist Profile (video)

Paste into Google Search:  5 + (-sqrt(1-x^2-(y-abs(x))^2))*sin(100*((10-x^2-(y-abs(x))^2))), x is from -1 to 1, y is from -1 to 1.5, z is from 1 to 6

"I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality." - James Joyce
"You can never miss as long as you're still aiming." - TU
"Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time." - Jim Rohn
"We are not individuals. We are fragments of types, spliced together." - John Devlin
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." - Antoine de Saint Exupéry (in The Little Prince, published 1943)

28 April 2014




How many parts can you divide a line into?


Collage Animation;


Romare Bearden was one of America’s foremost collagists.  Examples

Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts gives financial support to the visual arts in the greater Toronto area


"Art consists of limitation. The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame." - G. K. Chesterton
"Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War
"One of my ideals for an artwork is that there are thoughts and ideas behind it, but that the work nevertheless has so much visual content that it appeals to viewers who have no understanding of those ideas." - Peter Norton, software pioneer
"You are you. Now, isn't that pleasant?” - Dr. Seuss
"Mad Hatter: Have I gone mad?   Alice: I'm afraid so; You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret: All the best people are." - Lewis Carroll

24 April 2014


Putting the ‘Awe’ in augmented reality


Canadian Artist of the Week

"In Praise of Copying"  (buy paperback book or) download free pdf  Via : http://www.hup.harvard.edu/features/boon/


http://dailyxy.com/article/fight-right/  (love and hate are intimately linked in the human brain)

(Definition) "enantidromia;" : when things get to their extreme they turn into their opposite

http://www.networksolutions.com/support/preparing-a-domain-name-for-a-transfer-out-of-network-solutions/   to GoDaddy

"All that you need, to have all that you want, lies inside of you, right now. Everything." - The Universe
"Making art is a lot about seeing what happens if you put some energy into something." - Kiki Smith
"Sometimes the only power an artist has is the power to delete." - John Devlin
"Realize that everything connects to everything else." - Leonardo da Vinci
"What you learn is far more important than what you earn." - David Ogilvy

21 April 2014


(Video) Peter Doig: famous artists 'are quickly forgotten':



All the images in one place : http://www.juxtapoz.com/gallery

Why art now matters more than ever


Digital Angell : http://ca.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/1022244/interview-gallerist-jamie-angell-champions-the-digital



"Just do your work. And if the world needs your work it will come and get you. And if it doesn't, do your work anyway." - Kiki Smith
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." - Henry David Thoreau
"Artists are the last people who know what they're doing. It's left brain, right brain: the part of the mind that produces analysis and explanation is turned off in the studio; ask an artist about what the art is, and you're talking to somebody who, in essence, wasn't there." - Peter Schjeldahl, New Yorker art critic (quoted in the Globe and Mail)
"The title is 50 percent of the work." - Jack Smith, interview with Sylvère Lotringer, Semiotext(e)
"What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others." - Pericles

17 April 2014



Verold : empowers artists with the visual tools for interactive 3D on the Web


On Nicolas Bourriaud’s "Relational Aesthetics"

Papier Art Fair (Montreal)



Artist : http://www.western-project.com/artists/brian-porray/#1


"Matters of great concern should be treated lightly. Matters of small concern should be treated seriously." - the Hagakure
"Good morning, there is more to life than we know." - Catherine Grau, Buddhist monk (originally from Romania)
" ... millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon." - Susan Ertz
"Ten men in a room trying to come up with their favorite ice cream are going to agree on vanilla; I'm the rocky road guy." - Darren Aronofsky, big-name Hollywood director/filmmaker (behind the upcoming epic “Noah,”)
"Every brushstroke is, in a sense, some kind of accident." - Raphael Soyer

14 April 2014

SketchUp to iPad exporter and viewer:  http://www.viso3d.com/


Montage theory: Eisenstein, Vertov, & Hitchcock


Toronto wraps traffic boxes in art to fight graffiti


Use of Diagonals in Art 



Nonconformity and Freethinking Now Considered Mental Illnesses

"Matters of great concern should be treated lightly. Matters of small concern should be treated seriously." - the Hagakure
"A puppet is free as long as he loves his strings." - Philosophical Stoner
"When you are not practicing, remember, someone somewhere is practicing, and when you meet him he will win." - Ed Macauley, basketball player
"A writer is someone who has taught his mind to misbehave." - Oscar Wilde
"... whether or not one knows of the love, they are still bathed in it. Whether or not they see the beauty, they still add to it. And whether or not they recognize the miracles, they still perform them." - TU

09 April 2014

(Map) http://www.sfchronicle.com/theliterarycity/



Hero Street Artist Puts Clown Noses On Ads

(Compilation)  100 Science Experiments You Can Do at Home


Digital Art Auction

http://artsbrookfield25.com/about  #artsetfree

Which Sensation Is Best for Memories

Google Analytics Tricks to Use for Your Website

"Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living; the world owes you nothing. It was here first." - Mark Twain
"... how there can be so much love in the world, yet so few feel it. How there can be so much beauty, yet hardly anyone sees it. And how there can be so many miracles, yet most are ignored." - TU
"There is one thing about it—once you have lived in NYC and it has become your home, no place else is good enough." - John Steinbeck
"The browser is my canvas and I’m going to treat it with respect." - Rafaël Rozendaal
"If gays get to have a pride parade, shouldn't straight people have a shame parade?" - Miklos Legrady

04 April 2014


SciCast is a crowdsourced forecasting platform for Science and Technology

(Video) 1000 Years of War:

The Future Of GIFs As Gallery Art


319 Scholes (space in Brooklyn which) focuses on digital works



Water, wind, sand,... Artist: http://nedkahn.com/


"Way-finding is just a matter of determining what you want to put behind." - R.B.Wild
"Sometimes, when it seems your wings have suddenly and unexpectedly been clipped, maybe, just maybe, there's more to learn by staying where you are. Maybe not." - The Universe
"Surviving is important. Thriving is elegant." - Maya Angelou
"I consider my sketch only as a written note of certain facts, and those I put down in the rudest and clearest way as many as possible." - John Ruskin
"My favorite thing is to go where I've never been." - Diane Arbus