At night, the path is lit by thousands of twinkling stones, creating a beautiful night sky on the ground. The path is illuminated LED lights powered by a nearby solar array that charges during the day which, along with a light-collecting paint, creates a stunning
The European Space Agency brings us this new image based on data from the Planck satellite. My first reaction? It looks just like Van Gogh’s best-known masterpiece, The Starry Night. And you know what? Even Google agrees me. Read more...
image credit In June 1889, while in France, Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh painted 'The Starry Night.' A painting you’ve probably seen 100 times before. But in order to truly see and appreciate this masterpiece, you have to be able to...Show More Summary
10 Badass Princesses You’ve Probably Never Heard Of. Some ore fictional, others are historic, all rise above the passivity of the Disney version. Vincent Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.” If you’ve only seen it in 2D pictures, you’ll want to read this. Your Cat Is Trying To Communicate With You Through Meows, Yowls And Blinks. Show More Summary
Knowing a Van Gogh painting when you see it is one thing, but understanding it is quite another. In order to truly see and appreciate a van Gogh piece such as “The Starry Night,” you have to be able to look at it with a fresh eye (not an easy task for something you’ve probably seen seen 100 times before). Show More Summary
With its seductive swirls, intoxicating composition, and enchanting color palette, Vincent van Gogh's The Starry Night is one of the world's most beloved and well-known works of art. In its creation and eventual success, there's much more to this Starry Night than you might have known. 1. Show More Summary
Here at The Eye, we love a glow-in-the-dark sidewalk. This week in the Netherlands, artist Daan Roosegaarde’s design studio inaugurated the Van Gogh–Roosegaarde bicycle path, a dreamy version of Vincent van Gogh’s famous painting...Show More Summary
Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde is a modern wizard of interactive landscapes. His poetic, art- and nature-inspired light installations include a glow-in-the-dark bike path reminiscent of Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night and a vibrant...Show More Summary
Vincent Van Gogh, most known for "Starry Night" and losing his left ear, may have left one final secret up his sleeve. His iconic painting "Cafe Terrace at Night" depicts a group of anonymous patrons enjoying an evening in Arles, France. Show More Summary
Van Gogh likely based his famed Starry Night on the scientific illustration below of the Whirlpool Galaxy by one William Parsons that appeared in a 19th century popular astronomy tome, according to Michael Benson's new book Cosmigraphics, a history of our efforts to illustrate the universe. Read the rest
(Photo: Amaury Sablon/Alligator) Van Truong, 19, is a sophomore anthropology student at the University of Florida. Last December, while studying for a final exam in biology, she thought of a new way to organize her notes. Using a whiteboard at a campus library, she recreated Vincent Van Gogh's famous painting Starry Night. Show More Summary
Yarin Gal used an "inpainting" algorithm to extend the canvases of notable paintings. Like van Gogh's Starry Night or Hokusai's The Great Wave off Kanagawa: There's a post on the Wolfram Alpha blog about how you can achieve similar effects using the Wolfram Language. Tags: art Hokusai Vincent van Gogh Yarin Gal
Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Starry Night – Vincent van Gogh This has always been one of my favorite paintings. Show More Summary
There’s a stretch of Dutch highway that glows like Tron; a path of radiant tiles swirling like Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”; a lotus dome of a hundred unfurling smart flowers;... read more
Artist Daan Roosegaarde paid the ultimate tribute to Vincent Van Gogh by installing a glowing bike path inspired by his “Starry Night” painting. The path sits in the Dutch town of Eindhoven, near Van Gogh’s former home. The area’s scenery served as inspiration for many Van Gogh’s works, and in turn, Roosegaarde’s creation will inspire its [...]
A glow-in-the-dark bike route inspired by Vincent van Gogh's "Starry Night" debuted this week in the Netherlands. It's part of a larger vision to illuminate infrastructure with solar energy captured during the day.
The Netherlands has just unveiled its second coolest bike path, a glow-in-the-dark stretch of road that displays illuminated patterns based on Vincent van Gogh's famous painting "Starry Night." The kilometer-long path, designed by Daan...Show More Summary
Opening last night in Nuenen, Holland, this illuminated cycling surface is free to the public, storing sunlight during the day to create stellar patterns to...
Imagine traveling through the Netherlands, birthplace of post-impressionist painter Vincent van Gogh. Over your head is the dazzling sky that inspired him to paint The Starry Night and… what’s this? Beneath your feet there lies an illuminated path inspired by that very same painting. Show More Summary
The newly-opened Van Gogh Bicycle Path in the Dutch town of Nuenen is lit at night by glowing patterns in the path surface that are inspired by The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh. A solar panel next to the path provides energy to illuminate a special paint covering the path’s surface. The.6-mile-long bike […]