Vicia faba, Broad bean, cut stem. Equisetum hyemale, Dutch rush, cross-section of shoot. Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum, Ox-eye daisy, woundwort, flower bud. Blumenbachia hieronymi, Blumenbachia, closed seed capsule. Photogravures by Karl Blossfeldt, a German photographer, sculptor, teacher and artist. Intended to be used for teaching aids and sculpting, but became popular when published in...
Something to do tomorrow. How to Draw the Voronoi Diagram
The textiles and embroidery of the Shipibo tribe, all crafted by women, contain recursive and self-reflective motifs, including geometric configurations common to those generated computationally by iterative functions. A characteristic recurring visual system found in the textiles are the bilaterally generated cellular patterns containing space-filling curves. (via Data is Nature)
From the Montgolfier fire-balloon to the dirigible. ASCENT BY TESTU-BRISSY ON HORSEBACK. Including the first ascent on horseback in 1798, Pierre Testu-Brissy and his horse made more than fifty documented flights.
From the Earth to the Universe
Russian Antarctic station (more).
“Pony Swim,” graphite on paper, Marissa Textor.
“Gordon Matta-Clark was known for this site-specific artworks like a series of building cuts, where he removed sections of floors, ceilings, and walls in abandoned buildings. “Conical Intersect” was one of his projects which he did during the Paris Biennale in 1975. ” (via)