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2014-03-27 23:31:43

Artist Jake Fernandez -- Performance Installation: "For All to See: The Studio as Solitary Confinement" Maitland, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Artist Jake Fernandez has voluntarily entered a small windowless cell for seven days and 16 hours to experience the effects of limited sensory deprivation. He has no human contact, no clock, phone, television, radio, internet, music, or books; only silence and his own imagination. Fernandez calls it "Seven Days and 16 Hours in...

2014-03-27 23:00:36

“Fierce Hope,” a painting by Ray West of Greensboro, N.C., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 “Fierce Hope,” a painting by Ray West of Greensboro, N.C., has been accepted into the Muscular Dystrophy Association Art Collection. Now in its 22nd year, the Collection features artwork from people across the country with muscular dystrophy and related disorders. West lives with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),...

2014-03-27 08:31:31

BASEL, Switzerland, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Semiwild - or unlimited desire An artistic reflection on the permanent exhibition "Expeditions" 28 March 2014 to 7 September 2014 Objects have the power to satisfy all kinds of desires. What differences can we find between consumer goods, luxury goods and artistic creations that have been produced under different economic conditions and with different intentions? How does their meaning change when they are...

Chariklo
2014-03-27 03:37:28

[ Watch the Video: Artist’s Impression of Ring System Around Chariklo ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Astronomers writing in the journal Nature say they have observed a minor planet which contains two rings of ice and pebbles for the first time. Chariklo sits about 1.2 billion miles out in the solar system between Saturn and Uranus, and the minor planet, or asteroid, has been known about for many years. However, this is the first time astronomers discovered...

2014-03-25 23:28:06

Kuno Goda: German artist sells the first painting for digital currency to an American internet entrepreneur. Seattle/Hamburg (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The one-of-a-kind artwork, which depicts the currency symbol of controversial crypto-currency, Bitcoin, was sold to a Seattle internet entrepreneur earlier this month. Paid for using the peer-to-peer payment system itself, the price was not disclosed. The face value at the time of sale, however, was approximately $125,000. "200...

2014-03-24 23:04:03

Artist’s decision to stay independent demonstrates new entrepreneurial power available to musicians and greater freedom to steer own careers outside traditional models. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Kendall Schmidt, star of Nickelodeon’s hit television series “Big Time Rush,” announced today that the first single from his band Heffron Drive (with Guitarist Dustin Belt) will be available worldwide through TuneCore Music Distribution. The highly anticipated song,...

2014-03-20 12:28:36

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Startling and beautiful photographic images, generated by releasing and exploding paint pigment in a 200 gallon water tank, are to feature in a one-man show at the prestigious Waterhouse & Dodd's Upper East Side gallery in Manhattan from 2(nd) April to 6(th) May. Created by leading New York artist Kim Keever, the 'Kim Keever: Abstracts' exhibition represents a world first showcase for the latest series of photographs created by the artist...

2014-03-18 08:27:23

The world's first outdoor projection art festival expands to three nights June 5-7, 2014 ALYS BEACH, Fla., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets for the Seventh Annual Digital Graffiti Festival, Alys Beach's signature annual event, to be held June 5-7, 2014 will be placed on sale on Monday, March 24, 2014. During what has become a weekend extravaganza event, the community of Alys Beach, located on Scenic Highway 30A on the Gulf of Mexico in Northwest Florida, opens its doors,...

2014-03-17 12:26:43

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Artist Mollie Kellogg will present the next phase of her Incognito Witch Project in April in San Diego. Kellogg's new paintings and music video continue her series celebrating hidden magick that began in 2009. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140317/LA84582 Her award-winning semi-nude and draped Incognito Witch paintings reveal her subjects' hidden psyche - suppressed to adapt to societal pressures. The portraits are stunning...

2014-03-14 23:24:45

The artist presented his unique sculptural costumes created using recycled aluminum, specifically Coca-Cola and other beverage cans. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 International dignitaries and celebrities joined an overflow crowd at the opening reception on March 6th of the major retrospective exhibition of the internationally recognized sculptor of Hellenic descent, Nikos Floros, at the Russian Academy of Fine Arts Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Following a very successful...


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Admiral Sir George Back
2014-01-07 10:58:04

Admiral Sir George Back FRS, born November 6th of 1796 and died on June 23rd of 1878, was a British naval officer, naturalist, artist, and explorer of the Canadian Arctic. He was born in Stockport. When he was a boy, he went to sea as a volunteer in the frigate HMS Arethusa in the year 1808 and participated in the destruction of batteries on the Spanish coast. In the following year he was involved in the fighting in the Bay of Biscay up until he was captured by the French. He remained a...

2012-06-14 12:53:49

Symbol: PLCH Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-14 12:53:50

Symbol: PLCHU Group: Dicot Family: Boraginaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   ALUN2 Allocarya undulata Piper   PLUN2 Plagiobothrys undulatus (Piper) I.M. Johnst. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:CA Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision  ...

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