Cakeland x Scott Hove
Rooms and sculptures made of cake, fancy cake! Artist Scott Hove uses heavily frosted cake to make art.
Is it a cake or is it a movie?
The Caketrope of Burton’s Team © Alexandre DUBOSC (screenshot)
Alexandre Dubosc makes wonderful chocolate cakes, spin them around and you’ll see a lovely animation. The spinning of the cakes give a similar effect as 19th century Zoetrope devices.
Irving Penn, Cholesterol’s Revenge, New York, 1984 © 1995 by Irving Penn,
courtesy of Hamiltons Gallery (via/read more photography-now.)
Happy Birthday Ulrike T !
Sakura means cherry blossom in Japanese.
Widely celebrated in Japanese literature, poetry, and art, sakura carry layered meanings. For example, because they bloom briefly, the blossoms are often seen as a metaphor for the ephemeral beauty of living. At the same time, the joyful tradition of hanami (flower viewing) is an old and ongoing tradition. The practice was first associated with plum blossoms before becoming almost exclusively linked with cherry blossoms by the Heian Period (794–1185). With wider exposure to Japanese art and culture in the nineteenth century, audiences in the U.S. and around the world embraced sakura as a particularly Japanese cultural hallmark.(read more http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/cherry-blossoms/cherry-blossoms-in-japanese-cultural-history.html)
How to make Sakura jelly
More sakura/jelly on this blog