In honor of architect I.M. Pei’s 100th birthday, we’re diving into the history o…

In honor of architect I.M. Pei’s 100th birthday, we’re diving into the history of the Louvre: a cultural hub that precedes him by some 700 years, but which owes much of its present vibrancy to his 1980s glass pyramid addition. Discover the strange royal rituals that once took place there through the #linkinbio

2017-04-27 05:04:05

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Use typography to express an emotion. Share with #Minted50. Minted artist @Fatfa…

Use typography to express an emotion. Share with #Minted50. Minted artist @Fatfatin shared her creative translation of eternal love: “The infinity symbol and a heart placed in the center of the traditional Chinese character 愛 (love), show this beautiful emotion.” See more by hitting the link in our bio.
Minted 50 is series of design projects in 50 consecutive days by 50 artists & design leaders to inspire creativity in your everyday. Learn more about #Minted50 by hitting the link in our bio.

2017-04-27 04:38:46

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Whoop whoop! In this engraved copper plate, a whooping crane is ready to enjoy a…

Whoop whoop! In this engraved copper plate, a whooping crane is ready to enjoy a reptilian snack. 🦎🐊 It was engraved in 1834 by Robert Havell Jr. for John James Audubon’s publication, “Birds of America.” “Birds of America” was published in several formats. The first large folio edition was intended for wealthy patrons or institutions. Later editions were produced in the United States. These were for a more general audience, including smaller, less costly lithographic illustrations.

John James Audubon was born on today’s date in 1785. #ornithologist #ornithology #BirdWatching #Audubon #WhoopingCrane #AmericanHistory #birdsofinstagram #birdnerd

2017-04-27 04:03:03

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“Chahan Minassian is very attached to the concepts of commissions, bespoke work,…

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“Chahan Minassian is very attached to the concepts of commissions, bespoke work, and haute couture. Which is one of the reasons he lives and works in Paris,” writes Axell Corty. In the decorator’s own apartment, Peter Lane ceramics grace the fireplace, while a Richard Serra painting and a resin artwork by Aaron Young hang on the walls | archdigest.com

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Also representing @momateens’s Digital Advisory Board at @guggenheim are Eric (l…

Also representing @momateens’s Digital Advisory Board at @guggenheim are Eric (l) and Yared (r). The pair took on Paul Klee’s “Two Gentlemen Bowing to One Another, Each Supposing the Other to Be in a Higher Position (Invention 6)”: …
“This awesome etching by Paul Klee is both funny and interesting, parodying the way we treat one another as if people are above us or better than us. It’s a grotesque scene (buried within a small frame) that really speaks to us.”

See Klee’s “Two Gentleman” close up at mo.ma/2ou8JQd #MuseumInstaSwap #GuggVisionaries #Guggenheim

[Paul Klee. “Two Gentlemen Bowing to One Another, Each Supposing the Other to Be in a Higher Position (Invention 6).” September 1903. Etching on paper. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Estate of Karl Nierendorf, By purchase. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York]

2017-04-27 02:44:12

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“It’s not easy to frame freedom of expression” Press freedom and artistic freed…

“It’s not easy to frame freedom of expression”
Press freedom and artistic freedom should have no boundaries

Together with Cartooning for Peace / Dessins pour la Paix, we are launching ‘Cartoons for Freedom of Expression’ ahead of World Press Freedom Day celebrations. Check out all the cartoons here: http://on.unesco.org/2osXbww #WPFD2017 #PressFreedom #supportcreativity

2017-04-27 00:40:11

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