Category: visual art

NYC in LEGO blocks

Long-time readers of 7WD will know I’m pretty interested (bordering on obsessed) with LEGO blocks. I’m finally cleaning out my blogreader, so I was pleasantly surprised to see this ancient item I hadn’t posted...

The beauty of work

As we hear report after report of increased job losses, I sometimes think about work — how much the human spirit depends on work for our self-worth and for meaning. It’s easy to take...

Map of the interwebbed world

If, like me, you enjoy both maps and the interwebs, this is for you. At the end of every URL and email address is a top-level domain (TLD). Although .com is the world’s most...

Glowing cities

I like photography. I like travel. I like cities. I like beautiful things. I like clever things. This is all of the above. flickr user ettubrute employed his DSLR to create a video using...

Fun with food

Sorry for the long silence here on 7WD. Things have been a little (OK, a lot) crazy in the parish. It’s a mixture of “good crazy” and “bad crazy” and I hope to write...

The eschaton on flickr

This time of year our lectionary points us toward the end times. Wonder what the end of the world will look like? Maybe it will look like one of these screen grabs from the...

Sarah Palin in a cornfield

I have nothing further to say. From a boston.com series of photos entitled “Palin look-alikes”. You can vote on which one looks most like Sarah. As I write this “Cornfield Sarah” is in second...

Pentecost III

For our third visual art of the day, I was going to use a traditional icon, but I found this variant. Identified as “Mexicon icon of Pentecost” from here. You can find other examples...

Pentecost II

Here’s the second of our little series on visual art for the day. The artist is Alexander Sadoyan (b. 1954), found here.