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Summit Europe: Art Meets Tech in Glowing Roads and a Smog Eating Machine

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

I Want To Go To There: Van Gogh-Inspired Bike Path Lights Up Dutch Town

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 [...]

Advocating for Glow-in-the-Dark Roads with Vincent van Gogh

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Street Art of the Day: Glow-in-the-Dark Van Gogh Bike Path Opens in Netherlands

last weekOdd : The Daily What

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

Starry Night: Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Path Inspired by Van Gogh

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...

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

New Bicycle Path in the Netherlands Has a Glowing Surface Inspired by Van Gogh’s ‘The Starry Night

2 weeks agoOdd : Laughing Squid

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 […]

The Fluid Dynamics of “The Starry Night”: How Vincent Van Gogh’s Masterpiece Explains the Scientific Mysteries of Movement and Light

2 weeks agoOdd : Brain Pickings

"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

A Mona Lisa Wall Clock That Reconstructs The Masterpiece Over Time

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 »      

A Mona Lisa Wall Clock That Reconstructs the Masterpiece Over Time

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

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...

Starry Night Z T-Shirt

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 […]

Night Shift Barista Becomes Coffee Artist

3 months agoOdd : Neatorama

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

Firefly Starry Night T-Shirt

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : GeekAlerts

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 […]

Things We Saw Today: I Guess Van Gogh Liked Serenity, Too - I'd probably cut my ear off if I had to listen to Mal's mouth all the time.

4 months agoOdd : Geekosystem

Twenty27Designs has re-imagined Van Gogh's Starry Night with a Joss Whedon twist. You can show off your Browncoat loyalty with a Starry Flight t-shirt for 19.95, or check out more geeky designs on Facebook or Tumblr.

Worth a Thousand Words: Starry Night Over the Rhone

Van Gogh, Starry Night over the Rhone, 1888 Naturally after today's poem about the firmament, I had to turn to Van Gogh. But I found a slightly different starry night than we usually see from him.This is via Arts and Everyday LivingShow More Summary

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A study indicates that we rate art more highly when we think fewer people were behind the work: Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh is a monumentally famous painting. It is beloved by people around the world. If tomorrow, it was revealed that Van Gogh had actually worked with two other madly talented painters to create […]

NASA Moon Imaging Channels Van Gogh's "Starry Night"

And they want you to vote on your favorite moon art. For the past five years, we've had a satellite in orbit around our moon, scouting the surface through radiation, infrared, ultraviolet, neutrons, radar, and good old-fashioned sunlight. It's all in service of a map: NASA is mapping out the most compelling scientific possibilities to explore further. Read Full Story

Martyn details third LP The Air Between Words, with copeland and Four Tet joining the unique fight against awkward silences

You may be surprised to know this, but it’s not exactly common for artists of any field to be endowed with the innate ability to create masterpieces from the day they were born. Van Gogh’s Starry Night, for instance, wasn’t a rendition...Show More Summary

Bernard Pras Recreates Artistic Masterpieces Entirely from Recycled Materials

From afar, each of Pras’ pieces appear like seamless paintings. Hokusai’s classic “The Wave” crests with white caps, and Van Gogh’s infamous “Starry Night” swirls in hues of blue and yellow. But look closer and we see that Pras doesn’t use

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