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
Beautiful and efficient.
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 […]
"In a period of intense suffering, Van Gogh was somehow able to perceive and represent one of the most supremely difficult concepts nature has ever brought before mankind." Brain Pickings takes 450+ hours a month to curate and edit across the different platforms, and remains banner-free. Show More Summary
There’s a good chance that more people would ‘get’ and maybe even learn to appreciate art if it did something more practical for them. Van Gogh’s Starry Night could serve as a nightlight, for example, and Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon could double as an air freshener, just like DaVinci’s Mona Lisa is now a functional wall clock. More »
There's a good chance that more people would 'get' and maybe even learn to appreciate art if it did something more practical for them. Van Gogh's Starry Night could serve as a nightlight, for example, and Seurat's A Sunday Afternoon could double as an air freshener, just like DaVinci's Mona Lisa is now a functional wall clock. Read more...
Zombies and art collide with the Starry Night Z T-Shirt, which is the only way you’ll want to check out the night sky when the undead are wandering around. Van Gogh’s Starry Night has invaded plenty of fandoms, including Firefly, Batman, and Doctor Who, so it was really only a matter of time before zombies […]
Van Gogh's Starry NightNight shift barista Michael Breach became a self-taught "coffee artist" in his abundance of spare time on the job. Breach estimates that he's done more than 400 different designs, some of which he bestowed with clever names. Show More Summary
Van Gogh continues to show love for all things geeky with the Firefly Starry Night T-Shirt. I always suspected he had a ‘brown coat’ hanging in his closet. What is it about the famous artist that has caused fans of various geekdoms to mix his work with popular franchises like Batman and Doctor Who? We’ve […]