Category: visual art

Food landscapes

Just what it sounds like. I couldn’t think of a clever connection with Monday in Holy Week (perhaps the eighth verse of the appointed psalm?). Bonus points if you can make the tie-in. Check...

The Annunciation

Last spring I went to Italy. While exploring churches, I happened across artist’s models for new doors a church was getting. This one is called The Annunciation, and I saw it at Santa Maria...

Painting and reality

I love things which shift our perspective. Metafilter has brought my attention to a strangely wonderful example of this. We think of painters trying to make people look real. But what about people being...

Bureaucrats and their offices

Jan Banning has taken a fascinating set of photos, “Bureaucrats and their offices.” It’s just what it says it is. Except for the clean desk, this is not unlike my office. Does that mean...

This too shall pass

I have nothing clever to add in view of this stunningly clever video. A wave of the pen to Dave Walker for posting this on his so-called “The Cartoon Blog”. Clearly, he needs to...

Dreaming

This is fantastic. Make sure you give it 30 seconds or so. Toss of the pillow to Lesley’s Blog, which you should visit regularly.

The Olympics in photos

I haven’t been watching the Olympics on teevee. Our TiVo is broken, so I’d be stuck watching the heart-warming vignettes, which make me want to yurp. If there were an all-sports live channel, I’d...

Alleluia

A musical and visual treat for the Last Sunday after the Epiphany. Sing alleluia!

Blog a dog

As an homage to the MadPriest, I am hereby posting my first ever “blog a dog” here on 7WD. Check out the Big Picture blog’s lovely collection of photos of dogs and sleds. If...