"The expanded nostrils end with fanlike flourishes, and the tip of the eel's lower jaw terminates with three tentacles." A convenient way to usher the food into his (or her?) toothy mouth.
Music Frozen in Time
This wonderful sculpture is located in Helsinki - a monument to Sibelius. More than a hundred steel cylinders make soft sounds in the wind. Nearby stands a steel sculpture of the composer's disembodied head.
Even more retro-future crafts... this time made out of blown glass.
Rik Allen says: "The futuristic antiquity of this series was inspired by my life-long fascination with the design of technology - especially the purposefully “futuristic” technology of the mid-20th Century... I’ve been drawing rockets for as long as I can remember, and the power of their image is expressed in the work you see today – vessels of cinematic grace and movement that travel the black seas of our creative infinity."
"Inside these interplanetary vessels, made of glass and metal, are spheres of power, perhaps harnessing the plasma of a red giant or the molecular thermodynamics of an electrochemical cell, but more likely harnessing that even more powerful and elusive force of our imagination"
Don't get too upset, though. It could be a bad dog, but at least it's not a cooked dog (a sign in Cambodia)
Library images projected on a fortress, on a grand scale. Does anybody know where it took place?
UPDATE: Images of books on shelves are seen projected on the walls of the Tower of David in Jerusalem's Old City - part of a show called "Or Shalem, Jerusalem Lights the Night", staged by a group called Skertzo on October 7, 2008.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue) See more illuminations on this page.
Walcott's Instant Pain Annihilator
Some kind of incredible spiritual warfare happens here, in this fantastic ad, ca. 1863:
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