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Meta Art in SE Portland

This morning while walking in Ladd's Addition, we noticed one of these "meta" art pieces screwed onto a utility pole in Ladd's Circle. These things are all over the area, as chronicled at Signs of Life PDX and other places. … Continue reading

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Korg iMS-20 and a song for you

I started playing with a really amazing ipad app the other day. The Korg iMS-20 is a full on emulator for a synth, drum machine, sequencer, mixer, and effects. This is the kind of equipment I've always wanted to mess … Continue reading

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Banksy elephant on se salmon?

Found on SE Salmon at 8th.  Someone else reported seeing some Banksy stuff in Portland is this one also? EDIT: Yeah, this is almost certainly Banksy as indicated by a quick googleimagesearch. UPDATE 8/14/10: I found some more elephants at … Continue reading

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I decided to make the guestbook for my wedding, right down to cutting the pages out from a roll of paper and labeling them tri-lingually in English, Spanish and Quenya. Here's a sneak preview of it.

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QR Code Artwork

QR codes are pretty neat. Basically these are 2D barcodes that can encode a lot of data, including URLs and text and phone numbers and such. I had a thought that if something other than just black squares were used … Continue reading

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Botticelli and Jimsonweed

Rebecca pointed me at this article from NPR in which art historian David Bellingham posits that the Botticelli painting "Venus and Mars" depicts Mars in a state of intoxication from ingesting Datura, also known as Jimsonweed shown in the borders … Continue reading

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lord and lady

Here's a drawing I made of one of my favorite sculptures in the DIA. Made with iPad.

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