thisiscolossal.com271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page BookIn 1692 an artist known only as "A. Boogert" sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit about the use of color in painting, but would go on to explain how to create certain hues and change the tone by adding one, two, or three parts of wat921
architizer.comArchitectural Details: Thomas Phifer's Monumental Glenstone MuseumThe centerpiece of the new Glenstone Museum is a concrete gallery building, designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners, which accommodates 50,000 square feet of exhibition space, along with an arrival pavilion, a bookstore, two cafés and an environmental education center.
openculture.comThe Hieronymus Bosch Demon Bird Was Spotted Riding the New York City Subway the Other Day…To me, the great promise of homeschooling is that one day your child might, on their own initiative, ride the New York City subways dressed in a homemade, needlefelted costume modeled on the ice-skating bird messenger from Hieronymus Bosch’s The Temptation of St. Anthony.8
boredpanda.comGuy Notices That Something Doesn’t Add Up In Banksy Shredding, Explains Why It Was FAKEBansky is known the world over for his acts of rebellion, sticking two fingers up to the establishment with a series of poignant, humorous and provocative works in unexpected locations. Recently he delivered perhaps his greatest work, protesting against the commodification of art by very publicly having his own work shredded at auction while horrified salesmen and investors looked on.1