Posts Tagged ‘ space ’

a match made in heaven

October 24, 2011

some strange cosmic serendipity has brought two phenomenal artists into my life, the first being tomas saraceno and his mind-blowing balloon structures and cities; the second, italo calvino and his two collections of outrageous short stories about the origins of the universe and imaginary cities, cosmicomics and invisible cities. the use of space, air, lightness and being, plus...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Space-Age Buildings of the USSR

August 2, 2011

It’s time for another round of Time Travel Tuesday with our friend Sara of Brown Paper Bag!!! This week she covered the work of of photographer Frederic Chaubin, who captures strange, space-age architecture in the former USSR! And over at BPB I wrote about Clifton Karhu, “the blue-eyed japanese,” an American-born artist who became...
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blast off!

July 7, 2011

when you’re a kid, space is the coolest freaking thing you can possibly imagine. wait a second-even NOW, space is the coolest thing i can imagine! throughout the years we’ve all dreamt about distant stars and planets: i decided early on i was from pluto; watched, re-watched, and memorized ET, rocket man, armageddon, &...
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mirror images

July 6, 2010

john mccracken’s lovely mirrored obelisks at the hamburger bahnhof in berlin got my brain going about my place in time and space and the future… …as did these mirrors in athens! multiple moments! multiple dimensions! multiple mes!
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ON time, etc.

June 3, 2010

wednesday, 2. june 2010 visited the haus der kunst on this rainy day in munich. great exhibit of the daled’s collection of conceptual art, or at least the (mostly paper) evidence of it. on kawara‘s postcards and date paintings are an intriguing and visually sound example of the exploration of time, personal experience, travel,...
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the spacecraft has landed

October 15, 2009

expedition 20 lands in kazakhstan! images via nasa’s flickr
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SPACE RULES!!!!

September 9, 2009

OMG check out these mind blowing photos from space that the hubble telescope captured. the just posted by the nytimes. SPACE RULES!!! (gas spewing from a DYING STAR! OMG!!!!!!)
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wi fi sci fi

July 1, 2009

im currently reading a book of short stories by sci fi master, ray bradbury! the cover is quite good, as many vintage paperbacks are…the stories are fun and quick and highly entertaining. they also make you think about the FUTURE….something i’ve been doing a lot lately. here are some other nice bradbury covers:
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