1984

Nineteen Eighty-Four, often published as 1984, is a dystopian novel by English author George Orwell published in 1949.[1][2] The novel is set in Airstrip One (formerly known as Great Britain), a province of the superstateOceania in a world of perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, and public manipulation. The superstate and its residents are dictated to by a political regime euphemistically named English Socialism, shortened to “Ingsoc” in Newspeak, the government’s invented language. The superstate is under the control of the privileged elite of the Inner Party, a party and government that…

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Contemporary Art 101 Lecture Series and Classes

Contemporary Art 101 is a Members-only art history lecture series at the Art School. This spring, we are delighted to continue this wildly popular series with Dr. Kate Green, featuring eye-opening lectures on various topics in contemporary art since the 1990s. Contemporary Art 101 is available in both a daytime and evening session. Both series start February 2. Space is limited! Please register for the full course of seven lectures online at the links below or by phone at 512 458 8191. You may also email membership@thecontemporaryaustin.org with questions or…

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Retro Animate by New Neon ! ! ! !

Retro Animate by New Neon more releases… contact / help Get all 9 New Neon releases available on Bandcamp and save 50%. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of A Different Game – Remixes, Everything iz Different, Retro Animate, [Almost] Everything iz Demo, Council House Records ‘It’s not the same’ Remix E.P., Tilt the Remix!, RMX, Tilt the Robotz!, and 1 more. Excludes subscriber-only releases. Buy Now  $42.73 USD or more (50% OFF) Send as Gift Retro Animate by New Neon

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Depeche Mode announce the first leg of the Global Spirit Tour!

Depeche Mode Events It’s official — Depeche Mode is on their 2017 Global Spirit World Tour and play concerts across North America. Get tickets for the shows BEFORE they sell out — with no busy signals or waiting rooms! TICKETS ON SALE NOW No password, offer code or fan club membership required Sep 20, 2017 Wed 7:30 PM Depeche Mode Austin360 Amphitheater – Del Valle, TX   this month!  Mar 01 – New York, NY – The Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon (NBC) Mar 08 – New York, NY – NYU…

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NASA’s Langley Research Center Centennial Art Contest

NASA’s Langley Research Center Centennial Art Contest On July 17, 2017, NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, will turn 100. We’re doing a lot to celebrate that major milestone, and one of the things we’re most looking forward to is this, our Centennial Art Contest. After all, NASA Langley is a hotbed of inspiration. Just imagine: Back when manned flight was still in its infancy, our researchers helped propel the United States to the forefront of global aviation. The first men to walk on the moon trained here. And…

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The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips

The Obsessively Detailed Map of American Literature’s Most Epic Road Trips (Atlas Obscura) The above map is the result of a painstaking and admittedly quixotic effort to catalog the country as it has been described in the American road-tripping literature. It includes every place-name reference in 12 books about cross-country travel, from Mark Twain’s Roughing It(1872) to Cheryl Strayed’s Wild (2012), and maps the authors’ routes on top of one another. You can track an individual writer’s descriptions of the landscape as they traveled across it, or you can zoom in…

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A 100-Year-Old Church in Spain Transformed into a Skate Park Covered in Murals by Okuda San Miguel

A 100-Year-Old Church in Spain Transformed into a Skate Park Covered in Murals by Okuda San Miguel Okuda San Miguel was commissioned to cover the walls and vaulted ceilings with his unique brand of colorful geometric figures. Nearly every flat interior surface is covered with a rainbow of color, illuminated from every side by tall windows, making this a truly special place to skate.  http://okudart.es/showcase     Ar†stråda Magazine – ART  Ar†stråda Magazine – MOTO  Ar†stråda Magazine – BITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – NITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – UNIQUE 

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Vanessa Ruiz: The spellbinding art of human anatomy

Vanessa Ruiz: The spellbinding art of human anatomy Vanessa Ruiz takes us on an illustrated journey of human anatomical art over the centuries, sharing captivating images that bring this visual science — and the contemporary artists inspired by it — to life. “Anatomical art has the power to reach far beyond the pages of a medical textbook,” she says, “connecting our innermost selves with our bodies through art.” Ar†stråda Magazine – ART  Ar†stråda Magazine – MOTO  Ar†stråda Magazine – BITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – NITES  Ar†stråda Magazine – UNIQUE 

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HISTORY OF BANKSY

Banksy Banksy is an England-based graffiti artist, political activist and film director of unverified identity. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine dark humour with graffiti executed in a distinctive stenciling technique. banksy.co.uk/ Born: 1974, Bristol, United Kingdom Education: Bristol Cathedral Choir School Movies: Exit Through the Gift Shop, The Antics Roadshow Periods: Graffiti, Street art Awards: Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature, More   The Story Behind Banksy (Smithsonian) On his way to becoming an international icon, the subversive and secretive street artist turned the art world…

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LONDON & ART + BBC Documentary

Art Map London TimeOut London Art London, England’s capital, set on the River Thames, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.   Hotels: 3-star averaging $114, 5-star averaging $327. View hotels Getting there: 9 h 20 min flight, around $1,645. View flights…

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Two Minute Papers – Artistic Style Transfer For Videos

  Artificial neural networks were inspired by the human brain and simulate how neurons behave when they are shown a sensory input (e.g., images, sounds, etc). They are known to be excellent tools for image recognition, any many other problems beyond that – they also excel at weather predictions, breast cancer cell mitosis detection, brain image segmentation and toxicity prediction among many others. Deep learning means that we use an artificial neural network with multiple layers, making it even more powerful for more difficult tasks. This time they have been…

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BMW Motorrad Deutschland Concepts

BMW Motorrad Deutschland Concepts Low-slung and as technically advanced as a Tron light cycle, the BMW Titan motorcycle concept is Turkish designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem‘s futuristic BMW-powered land speed record bike, suitable for runs on the Bonneville salt flats of Utah. At the rear, Erdem has innovated with the enclosure of the driveshaft inside the left side of the rear suspension swingarm, while the spring and shock absorber are buried inside the right side, keeping all of them out of the airstream for reduced drag Reminding of us a previous Concept: BMW…

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Austin to be home to $100,000 international art prize

Austin now has a major international art prize that elevates the city to a new status in the global art world. The Contemporary Austin announced Thursday that it will be host to the Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, a $100,000 unrestricted biennial award given to an artist of any age, any nationality and working in any medium. In addition, the Booth Prize will finance a solo exhibit for the winning artist that will be accompanied by a major publication.  The prize includes support for a solo exhibit at the Contemporary…

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LONG CENTER for the Performing Arts

Get Your Season Tickets Today! ©2016 Long Center for the Performing Arts, All Rights Reserved 701 West Riverside Drive, Austin, TX, 78704 / 512.474.5664 You are receiving this email because you are a valued patron of the Long Center. Modify Your Account or Unsubscribe / Privacy Policy / Contact Us THANK YOU TO OUR SEASON SPONSORS These projects are funded and supported in part by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department/Cultural Arts Division believing an investment…

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Ar†stråda Magazine

† “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso __________ † “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” -Vincent Van Gogh “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.” –Charles Bukowski Art as a Weapon In the spring of 1942, an anonymous editorial in Literature and Art entitled “Artist-Agitator” proposed that artists might contribute materially to national…

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Bodypaint Wizard Transformers Herself Into Superman

Bodypaint Wizard Transformers Herself Into Superman   video Kay Pike created this 1000x timelapse from her Twitch stream in which she used her astounding artistic skills to transform herself into the Man of Steel. The suit and the hair are spot-on, but given that Kay is a whole lot thinner than the unrealistically bulky Kryptonian, the finished product has a bit of a David Byrne vibe thrown in too.

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