Hiroshima Appeals

Yusaku Kamekura Hiroshima Appeals 1983

Butterflies burning in the flash of an atomic blast, the first poster from the series Hiroshima Appeals, designed in 1983 by Japanese master Yusaku Kamekura (1915-1997), from Takushoku University Arts Library.

The Hiroshima Appeals posters were produced annually from 1983 to 1990 by the Japan Graphic Design Association Inc, and the Hiroshima International Cultural Foundation, Inc.

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black cloud




Black Cloud by Mexican artist Carlos Amorales is an installation involving tens of thousands of black paper months affixed to the walls of large interior spaces.
The piece was first installed at Yvon Lambert gallery, NY,in 2007 (youtube video below) and then in a different configuration at an old baroque church in Spain that was converted to a multi-use space called Espacio AV in 2009 (pictures above).

Found here.


Ant, back view

Monarch Butterfly Wing

Fly’s Eyes


Smiley on a cell phone

Electric guitar string

Human Sperm Fertilizing a Human Egg.

More,  here.

Looking at the World through a Microscope (Part I) Topic: Featured, Latest Posts, Science, Weird      * digg     *     * 280Share     * 16     * Email  When you get bored of looking at the world with your own eyes why not look at it trough a microscope?  It seems that there are two worlds – the world of huge things that we see everyday (a tree, a car, etc..) and a micro world of incredibly small things.  Just looking at the micro world takes our breath away – it’s incredibly rich, beautiful and active. I’ve heard that even science people after looking at the smallest corners of our world see a god here.  I could go on an on, but you just have to see it yourself. Happy scrolling down the list, and don’t forget to subscribe and wait for the part II. Update: part II is out! Red Blood Cells  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for Annie Cavanagh, Scanning electron micrograph Wellcome Images)  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for CDC/Janice Carr)  This scanning electron micrograph shows a few red blood cells (a.ka. erythrocytes) that have been magnified a little over 11,000 times. Being biconcave in shape allow RBCs to have a greater surface area and carry more oxygen through your body. DVD Disc Close-up  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for .Ward . via BoredPanda.com) Blood Clot Forming over a Wound  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for David Gregory&Debbie Marshall, Wellcome Images)  “Colour-enhanced scanning electron micrograph of a blood clot, with squamous tissue visible beneath. As a blood clot on a surface injury dries out it forms a protective scab over the wound allowing new skin to grow underneath.” Ant  Front view  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for St Stev via BoredPanda.com)  Back view:  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for St Stev via BoredPanda.com)  “For all those people who have ever wondered what an ant’s bottom looks like close up…” Monarch Butterfly Wing  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for http://biofinity.org via BoredPanda.com) Fly’s Eyes  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for kevincollins123 via BoredPanda.com)  Electron Micrograph of Drosophila Fly’s Eyes.  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for Shirin Pocha via BoredPanda.com)  The structure of the eye, similar to many other insects, is termed a compound eye and is one of the most precise and ordered patterns in Biology. Snow  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for emu.arsusda.gov via BoredPanda.com)  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for emu.arsusda.gov via BoredPanda.com) Puff Ball 248x  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for monkey.grip via BoredPanda.com)  One of those little balls of fluff that float around in spring. (248x magnification) Smile on a Cell Phone  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for AMagill via BoredPanda.com) Copy Paper we use at Work  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for Jim Ekstrom)  “The paper that we use in copying work has a rough tangle of fibers.” Fat Cells  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for David Gregory&Debbie Marshall) Electric Guitar String 80x  Embed Image  (Bamboo leaf for Scott Frankowski, UW Oshkosh) Human Sperm Fertilizing a Human Egg

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