Tag: wind

Aug 9, 2013

Picture of the Day: Windmills in the Netherlands

Picture of the Day: Windmills in the Netherlands

WINDMILLS IN THE NETHERLANDS Photograph by Jose Antonio Lopez Bajo In this serene capture by Jose Antonio Lopez Bajo, we see the beautiful Dutch countryside complete with cyclist and windmills. The Netherlands is a geographically low-lying country, with about 20% of its area and 21% of its population located below sea level,…

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Jun 20, 2013

Kinetic Wind-Powered Sculptures by Anthony Howe

Kinetic Wind-Powered Sculptures by Anthony Howe

Anthony Howe is an American artist that has been making suspended and freestanding kinetic sculptures for the last 17 years. Howe’s artwork is designed to respond to the exterior natural environment of wind and light. In his artist statement, Howe explains: “I attempt, with an economy of means, to construct objects whose visual references…

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Apr 3, 2013

Picture of the Day: Artistic Snowdrift

Picture of the Day: Artistic Snowdrift

ARTISTIC SNOWDRIFT Photograph by Greien218 on Reddit In this beautiful photograph by Greien218 on Reddit, we see snowdrift against his fence taking on an artistic form, reminiscent of Gaudi’s organic architecture. This was what his fence looked like in the morning after a snowy night in Terschelling, the Netherlands. For a larger…

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