Astronomicum Caesarium. The Astronomicum Caesarium (“The Emperor’s Astronomy,” 1540) by Petrus Apianus is a monumental example of European book arts of the sixteenth centur… Read More
A delightful guide from Pierrick Calvez. Click the screenshot (from a section representing “contrast”) for the five-minute guide. Screen shot from Pierrick Calvez’s Fi… Read More
Orbis sensualium pictus, 1659, by Comenius (Czech, 1592-1670). English translation by Charles Hoole (English, 1610-1667). Sheet from printed book. The Orbis sensualium pictus, often des… Read More
Left: Vatican City, 3 Oct. 2009. Right: Antigua, Guatemala, 4 Jan., 2002 Read More
Living wall at SFMOMA, with detail of Maquette for Trois disques, 1967, by Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), metal and paint, The Doris and Donald Fisher Collection Read More
Another image using the photo-to-line art technique I described in a previous post Read More
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