10 interesting links from around the Web #039

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from the New York Art Scene, to Álvaro Siza, to the Venice Biennale.

  1. Charles Darwin’s Personal Library of 13,000 Books Revealed for the First Time
    The 300-page catalogue, published by Darwin Online, lists volumes spanning subjects from art to zoology.
  2. These 5 Artists Are Redefining New York’s Art Scene
    From Sable Elyse Smith to Jamian Juliano-Villani, these artists are shaping the cultural future of New York.
  3. London’s V&A Museum Seeks a Taylor Swift Superfan for an Advisory Role
    The museum is also on the hunt for fans of tufting, emojis, and Crocs.
  4. Koons Landing! The Artist’s Mini-Sculptures Have Made It to the Moon
    The artworks also exist down here on earth in the form of NFTs.
  5. TikTokers are terrorising the guy who owns the Saltburn mansion
    The country manor in Northamptonshire, once an obscure hidden gem, is being plagued by people dancing to Sophie Ellis-Bextor
  6. Albrecht Dürer, a Humanist Messiah
    He believed, and demonstrated, that individuals could ascend to divine realms of knowledge.
  7. Álvaro Siza expands his Serralves Museum in Porto with angular gallery
    Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza has expanded the Serralves Museum in Porto, which he completed in 1999, with an angular extension housing some of his archival works.
  8. Israel will not be excluded from Venice Biennale, says Italian culture minister
    More than 14,500 people have signed a letter demanding country is banned from this year’s Biennale
  9. Can we recreate the voice of a 3,000-year-old mummy?
    Drawing on his work reconstructing the vocal tract of an ancient Egyptian priest, speech scientist David M. Howard shares three evolutionary wonders of human speech — and the importance of nurturing your own voice in an increasingly noisy world.
  10. The winners of the Ocean Photographer of the Year 2023 have been revealed
    Today, the winners of the Ocean Photographer of the Year 2023 were revealed. Jialing Cai has won the overall title with her stunning blackwater shot of a paper nautilus sitting on a floating stick.

Photo: Jialing Cai, Philippines (winner of the Ocean Photographer of the Year 2023)

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll have a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make it into the next list.

By | 2024-02-28T19:30:33+01:00 February 28th, 2024|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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