art21:

"I want people to concentrate on the content of the writing and not who done it. I want the work to be of utility to as many people as possible." —Jenny Holzer

Happy birthday today (July 29) to Jenny Holzer. Seen here is the artist’s Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie (2001), installed at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, as featured in ART21’s Protest episode from 2007.

WATCH: Jenny Holzer in Protest [available in the U.S only] | Additional videos

IMAGES: Jenny Holzer. “Installation for Neue Nationalgalerie,” 2001. Installation view at the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 2006. Production stills from the ART21 Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 4 episode, Protest, 2007. Artwork © Jenny Holzer, member Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © ART21, Inc. 2007.

vermontparnasse:

rachel likes art: part 63

Gustav Klimt
1862 - 1918.  Austrian. 
natgeofound:

A rush of water in freshet season collapses Tegucigalpa’s arched bridge in Honduras, August 1916.Photograph by F. J. Youngblood, National Geographic

natgeofound:

A rush of water in freshet season collapses Tegucigalpa’s arched bridge in Honduras, August 1916.Photograph by F. J. Youngblood, National Geographic

eliakara:

Monet’s garden, Giverny, France

eliakara:

Monet’s garden, Giverny, France

fleurdulys:

Lady of the Sea - Plinio Nomellini

fleurdulys:

Lady of the Sea - Plinio Nomellini

someoneinjersey:

qualiachameleon:

rocketumbl:

Theo Jansen  Strandbeest

Side note: These don’t have motors. They’re completely momentum/wind-powered and literally just wander around beaches unsupervised like giant abstract monsters.

NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE

matthewsgallery:

Vincent van Gogh at age 13 and age 32. The artist died today in 1890. Here’s to a man who never saw the recognition he deserved. 

More on van Gogh here

gasoline-station:

Architectural Photography

by Sebastian Weiss

klytaemnestra:

I’m frightened all the time. But I never let it stop me. Never!