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They used milk, acrylic colors, soap and oil to reveal the abstract beauty of this mix reactions, all of course in high end macro view.
This is a 20-minute Dutch documentary released in 1971 that displays the work of artist M.C. Escher (1898–1972), described on Wikipedia as “a Dutch graphic artist known for his often mathematically inspired woodcuts, lithographs, and mezzotints. These feature impossible constructions, explorations of infinity, architecture, and tessellations.” The first half of the film shows a lot of his work accompanied by a dissonant score by Felix Visser. About halfway through, we see shots of Escher at work, with narration offering biographical information sprinkled with quotes taken from Escher’s own statements over the years. Director: Han Van Gelder. Series: Living Art in the Netherlands. Sponsor: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands.
Ever wondered while you were ordering your chai latte why on Earth did Starbucks chose a mermaid for its logo? The founders named the company after a character in the nautical novel “Moby-Dick” and keen to push the seafaring theme, opted for a two-tailed siren design based on a 16th-century Norse woodcut.
Yes, cassettes are making a comeback,but there’s only one factory in the US that manufactures them: National Audio Company in Springfield, Missouri. And they’re having a banner year.
In 1979, Roger Mainwood, just out of the Royal College of Art, created this wonderfully trippy animation for Kraftwerk’s “Autobahn.” It was a commission from the band’s record company but Kraftwerk had no input on the film, and Mainwood says he’s unsure if they even saw it.