Pillows drawing lesson

Had to copy this in drawing in college. Six Studies of Pillows (verso), pen & brown ink on paper, Albrecht Dürer, Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Only in the last 40 years have we been able to finally describe this exquisitely subtle math of interacting patterns mapped as dimensionality.  Interestingly the representations of fractals and therefore INFINITY most frequently appear in human art of the Religious and Spiritual varieties

From the Irish / Celtic Book of Kells: Stunning Examples of (pre-Fractal) Fractal Art.

Photographer Emily Blincoe's love of simplicity is evident in her series "Arrangements," an ode to color, shape and impeccable prop styling

Photographer's Perfect 'Arrangements' Series Highlights Color and Simplicity

Photographer Emily Blincoe’s love of simplicity is evident in her series “Arrangements,” an ode to color, shape and impeccable prop styling.

This beautiful anatomical art is made of paper, not flesh and bone.    Method: Quilling    Artist: Sarah Yakawonis. Could be done with masking like as does Danny Scheible

This beautiful anatomical art is made of paper, not flesh and bone

New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny area between photography and sculpture, functioning both as portraits and as fascinating scientific canvases that make you question the the logic behind the organization of each piece.

New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny

Bone Flowers are made from real bones of mice and rats. Japanese artist Hideki Tokushige states that the collection, called “Honebana” (bone flower), is the result of a ceremonial process that honors the cycle of death, decay, and rebirth, even as modern society becomes increasingly detached from this spiritual reality.

Bone Flowers are made from real bones of mice and rats. Japanese artist Hideki Tokushige states that the collection, called “Honebana” (bone flower), is the result of a ceremonial process that honors the cycle of death, decay, and rebirth.

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