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ART/ARCHITECTURE – Johannes Vermeer

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Johannes Vermeer

The wrong things in our world are glamorous: fast cars, tomato throwing contests, actors – instead of the right things: going to bed early, long walks observing the sky at dusk, kindness… It’s not that nothing at all is glamorous, it’s just that we need to direct our admiration and excitement more wisely; we need

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Edward Hopper

ART/ARCHITECTURE – Edward Hopper

Edward Hopper is a painter of gloomy paintings that don’t make us feel gloomy. Instead, they help us to recognize the loneliness that so often lies, at the heart of sadness. In his Automat women sits alone drinking a cup of coffee It’s dark outside, and judging by her hat and coat, it’s cold. The

My Life As an Adventure Photographer | Nat Geo Live

My Life As an Adventure Photographer | Nat Geo Live

– Hello everyone, thank you so much for coming, my name is Becca Skinner, and I’m a National Geographic Young Explorer, and an adventure photographer. Before I get started and tell you why, in this photo, I’m carrying 110 liters of camera gear, across the coast of Canada, I just wanted to give you a

Creativity or Reality? Narrating Someone’s Life

Creativity or Reality?  Narrating Someone’s Life

– My name is Christopher Merril. and as the director of the International Writing Program, it’s my great pleasure to welcome you to Creative Matters, which is sponsored by the office of Vice President for Research. And so I wish to begin by singling out for special thanks, Dan Reed, whose supports for the arts

Saving Animals Through Photography | Nat Geo Live

Saving Animals Through Photography | Nat Geo Live

( intro music ) We’re about 5,000 species into a 12,000 species quest.Let’s just get people to look these animals in the eyeon black and white backgrounds,We’re not trying to get everythingon the face of the Earth, there’s millions.We’re trying to get everything in captivity.Instead of thislet’s do this.Instead of this animal just going to

Jordan Peterson on Monetizing Creativity

Jordan Peterson on Monetizing Creativity

And so creativity is strange in that manner too because it’s a high-risk high-return game you’re a lot safer in your life to find a functioning entity and to operate as a cog within it as long as the entity keeps functioning because if you’re creative and you go off on tangents all the time