Impressions (Self-Portrait Series), 2011
Jean Arp (1886 - 1966)
Before my birth (Avant ma naissance), 1914
Its extensive use of charcoal gray give it a mature sense of elegance.
The odd 80 degree angle of this house creates an abundance of outdoor terrace space. (And 8 other blissful beach houses.) Read more.
That jaw! Those eyes! That hair! If the $10 bill is anything to go by, Alexander Hamilton was one of our handsomest Founding Fathers. But Hamilton’s had a bit of help over the years from artists at the Bureau of Engraving & Printing – resulting in a “Hollywoodized” Hamilton, as biographer Ron Chernow labeled it. In 2010, Newsweek even asked a plastic surgeon to give his assessment of the rather substantial changes in Hamilton’s portrait from the 1914 version (at left), to the redesign in 2000 (center), and the updated 2005 $10 bill (at right). Hotness definitely INCREASING!
Is this a little institutional bias toward the first Secretary of the Treasury, perhaps? Just something we’re thinking about as we work on our history of money show!
A flying drone above the building site of Apple Campus 2 designed by Foster + Partners in Cupertino Watch the video here bit.ly/1w2YL1F #drone #apple #gopro
As soon as September hits, I’m so ready for fall that it hurts. (Really, as soon as January hits, I’m ready for fall.) When my parents brought over a tiny portion of their gigantic garden haul for me, I started to feel incredibly inspired. Their basket included summer squashes, plump tomatoes, enough banana and jalapeño peppers to feed an army, crookneck squash, and one of my favorites - acorn squash. These sometimes take a backseat to the more popular butternut or spaghetti squash (and don’t even start on pumpkin!) but they have just as much flavor as any other gorgeous autumn squash. So for this I paired together roasted acorn squash, toasted slivered almonds, and a beautiful cracked pepper fettuccine made locally here at Flour City Pasta. Read more…