Tag: Travel

Quick Hits – Travel Sketch

In the wake of news there is yet another ice storm coming, this sketch of the tropical coast of New Zealand’s north island was just the thing.  Artist Murray Dewhurst posted it on UrbanSketchers, a site you should browse if you aren’t already.

Move: It’s Joy on Film

This 60 seconds of joy from filmmaker Rick Mereki covers “3 guys, 44 days, 11 countries, 18 flights, 38 thousand miles, an exploding volcano, 2 cameras and almost a terabyte of footage.”  Perfect for a bucket list.

Sao Paulo: Walking Batman’s Alley

A family member who just returned from Sao Paulo tipped me to this constantly changing street gallery called Batman’s Alley.  Brash colors, stark angles and superb art work, Rua Gonçalo Afonso is an authentic open-air graffiti museum.(Above and below: from the Flickr site of traveller Stephanie Sykora – […]

Documentary: The Art of Travel

This short documentary by The Perennial Plate exemplifies the gift of making art out of travel.  It collapses three weeks of filming, traveling and eating in India into one beautifully executed day – with an emphasis on food that makes the mouth water.  I watched three times before […]

The Underwater Art of Jason DeCaires Taylor

The Museum of Underwater Modern Art is doing an important  job: helping to generate coral to convert the life-size sculptures of  British artist Jason deCaires Taylor into new artificial reefs.  The figures are slowly changing in appearance as marine life develops. The 400  forms, anchored 25 feet below […]