I have several ant beds in my yard. I'm sure you do also as we have no shortage of ants in Southwest Louisiana. Until I watched this video I simply thought of them as a nuisance. After watching this video ... I see the each ant bed as a very unique piece of art.
My wife and I were on vacation visiting my parents in Albany, Georgia. We decided to go downtown to the iconic Jimmy's Hot Dogs. We ate our hotdogs at a riverside park next to the Flint River. When we were driving away the Art Park got our attention.
Balloon art is usually something that's confined to a) clowns or b) those guys on the side of the street who make those really embarrassing hats that are like, five feet tall. As it turns out though, there's a whole lot more to the art than standard balloon animals or pop-able accessories. In fact, a lot of 'em are actually impressive.
Crabs are always a treat to any real Cajun. To be able to eat crabs prepared in a variety of ways by 15 different lake area restaurants has got to be close to heaven. That's exactly what is happening in Lake Charles this Saturday.
I am a terrible artist. Any animal I try to draw looks like a fat cat with stumpy legs. My flowers look like they've been squashed by stampeding elephants. My bowls of fruit look more like a still life of play-doh. This is probably why I'm so fascinated by amazing works like these...
Vallaruis, France. 1949. A documentary film was made of Picasso at his home painting. This film used the footage of Picasso painting on glass while the camera films from the other side. This is a great way to watch the artist at work...
Every now and then, a lost work of art from one of history's greatest artists turns up in a garage sale or secondhand store. Some lucky buyer pays just mere pennies for something that's potentially worth thousands or more. This time, the store itself is the one profiting off a famous painting.