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2014-10-09 08:21:56

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In Indonesia, researchers have re-dated a collection of cave art which may well be the world's oldest existing sample of spray painted graffiti, according to contributing correspondent for Science Ann Gibbons. Originally assumed to be less than 10,000 years old, the cave paintings on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia have been re-examined by a team of Indonesian and Australian scientists who believe they could be as old as 40,000...

2014-06-12 23:00:30

Regina Holliday Leads Inspiring, Visual, Patient-Centered Art Movement San Diego (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 There is a purpose behind every mural Regina Holliday creates. When the acclaimed Maryland-based artist lost her husband to kidney cancer in 2009 while struggling to access his medical records, it was the beginning of Holliday’s commitment to use her brushes and paints to raise awareness of the need for patient-centered health care. On June 16 at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting at...

2014-05-29 16:24:44

SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally murals have the distinguishing characteristic of harmoniously incorporating the architectural elements of the space, as well as the social environment into its concept and design. The recently completed 360'x 60' mural, painted on the new Preferred Freezer Services warehouse at 400 Polar Way, does this with a noteworthy quality, and a bright and colorful flare. Creation of the hand painted mural is a collaboration between...

2014-04-09 23:00:56

Session will explore state-of-the-art initiative allowing patients to access their individual data. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Craig Lipset, head of clinical innovation at Pfizer Inc., will join advocates of patient data accessibility to highlight the Blue Button initiative at the DIA 2014 50th Annual Meeting in San Diego. Blue Button’s technology allows patients to access their medical records electronically and share those records with health care professionals. Pfizer piloted...

2013-09-24 23:33:51

Award-winning nonprofit Warrior Gateway in partnership with mural artist, Sam Welty will be repainting the Virginia Beach Mural on the Flagship Inn & Suites as a part of the nonprofit’s Patriots in Paint initiative honoring the military community. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The military mural transcending the side of the Flagship Inn & Suites in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being refreshed to signify a renewed commitment to honor our nation’s military. Warrior...

2013-07-04 23:00:55

Artist in Residency Program Sponsored by Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 04, 2013 Local Pittsburgh artist Alison Zapata spent several weeks with students at The Watson Institute Friendship Academy creating a series of murals depicting Pittsburgh scenes and icons. The results of their efforts are six murals that will adorn the hallways of the school in Pittsburgh’s Friendship neighborhood for many years to come. Alison brainstormed ideas with groups of...

2013-06-20 23:00:59

Five-part history of city illustrated in public art mural by renowned artist at Richmond Senior Center Richmond, California (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 A new Neighborhood Public Art mural will be installed on the Richmond Senior Center, 2525 Macdonald near the Library. The mural, a five-part history of the city, was painted by renowned artist, Judy Baca. The theme came from a series of Richmond community workshops where participants contributed family pictures, artifacts and stories. It begins...

Archaeologists Discover Several Thousand Ancient Cave Paintings In Mexico
2013-05-23 15:29:14

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Archaeologists have discovered several thousand paintings in caves and ravines of the Sierra de San Carlos, Municipality of Burgos, Tamaulipas. The 4,926 paintings found were made by at least three groups of hunter-gatherers in the region. The paintings are anthropomorphic, zoomorphic, astronomical and abstract. Archaeologist Gustavo Ramirez, who led the team, said the paintings are important because it documents the presence of...

Cavemen Drew Animals Better Than Modern Artists
2012-12-06 16:18:40

Public Library of Science Animal gait was depicted more accurately in cave paintings than in modern art Prehistoric artists were better at portraying the walk of four-legged animals in their art than modern man, according to new research published December 5 in the open access journal PLoS ONE by Gabor Horvath and colleagues from Eotvos University (Budapest), Hungary. Most quadrupeds have a similar sequence in which they move each limb as they walk, trot or run, and this sequence was...


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