Helen Frankenthaler, RIP

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We love this picture of Ms Frankenthaler from 1964, at her studio at 83rd Street and Third Avenue. That, everyone, is a real artist. She passed away at the age of 83 yesterday, December 27th. We have seen a few of Frankenthaler’s paintings in person, and they are quite impressive.

ArtDaily wrote, “Frankenthaler, whose career spanned six decades, has long been recognized as one of the great American artists of the 20th century. Heir of the first-generation Abstract Expressionists, she brought together in her work—always with prodigious inventiveness and singular beauty—the idea of the canvas as both an arena of gesture and a formal field. She was eminent among the second generation of postwar abstract American painters and is widely credited for playing a pivotal role in the transition from Abstract Expressionism to Color Field painting. One of the foremost colorists of our time, she produced a body of work whose impact on contemporary art has been profound. “

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Umbro Blackout

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Success stories are filled with nostalgia and goosebumps. “Umbro Blackout” illustrates the story of Carlos Alberto Torres. A brazilian soccer players story of his experience with his transition to New York. The black and white narrative and the composition of imagery used will keep you entertained. The ending, that’s when we got goosebumps.

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Artist Builds Coral Reef From Sunken Statues

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What could be better than an underwater sculpture that doubles as an artificial coral reef.  Jason deCaires Taylor is interested in his works relationship with its environment and he has found a pretty cool way for them to interact.  He is documenting their transition with some pretty  amazing photographs.

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$250,000 flying car set to be released in late 2011… Marty McFly time

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Lord can’t stop us now. We get to be everything we have ever wanted to be, and that is Marty McFly. A $250,000 flying car set to be released in late 2011, designed by Terrafugia called the Transition. The man we have to thank for this joyous day is Samuel Schweighart, the co-founder and VP of engineering at Terrafugia. We love you Samuel, we love you like a fat kid loves cake.

If you are a spec person, read this, or just watch below.

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