One of the foundational images of motion capture, Etienne Jules Marey, chronophotographs from "The Human Body in Action," Scientific
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Dancers by Shinichi Maruyama: 'I tried to capture the beauty of both the human body’s figure and its motion. The figure in the image,
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Classic Human Anatomy in Motion: The Artist's Guide to the Dynamics of Figure Drawing
Beautiful Splash Art Photography! They could be the latest NASA photographs from the cloud systems of Jupiter, a new species of jellyfish, or microscopic views inside the human body. But in fact these amazing images are a whole new art form. The work of self-styled 'aqua artist' Mark Mawson, they are created simply by dropping paint into water.
In Ancient Egypt, this primal pattern was called the Mer-Ka-Ba. It was actually three words, not one. MER - a kind of light that rotated within itself. KA - spirit, in this case referring to the human spirit. And BA - the human body; or the concept of Reality that spirit holds. So the entire word in ancient Egypt refers to a rotating light that would take the spirit and the body from one world into another.
Lucian Freud - Few artists are able to capture the toll of a life lived, the beauty and grotesqueness of the human form of real people, and do so with such tenderness and respect as Lucian Freud. In this picture, 'A Young Painter', Freud has painted in the subjects face the stress of struggle and in the eyes the glint of inspiration seen in many artists. From just a head against a neutral background one can glean more about this man than most artists are capable in paintings of more detail.
Human heart - Dr David Barlow has won the prestigious Lennart Nilsson award for his spectacular images of the human body. This image, of one of the chambers of the human heart, shows clearly the detailed structure of muscle and valve. The prize, awarded each year, is given for the best visual representation of science, medicine, biology and technology.
Wrist and Hand: X-rays provide a window inside the body, but they are most often static images that don’t depict movement. However, Cameron Drake of San Francisco has created a collection of magnificent images showing joints in motion.
Corn Kerneler--you can easily remove corn kernels from the cob in one quick motion. Just place the Kerneler at the narrow end of the cob
From 'An atlas of anatomy : or, Pictures of the human body in twenty-four quarto coloured plates comprising one hundred separate figures, with descriptive Letterpress' (1879). Author: Miller, Florence Fenwick.
We celebrate the female dance form so often in the non-dancing world. This, to me, is one of the most beautiful examples of the human body in male form.
Chandelier of Bones in a Prague church, supposedly made up from at least one of every bone in the body!
New beginnings by Gina Glover: This is one of six photographs that show images of blossoms contained within the initial stages of human
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Forever 21 Girls - Classics like this one are foundational in her wardrobe (read: she can make use of them all year long). Crafted in super soft, stretchy cotton jersey, this tee is pairable with everything from jeans to pleated skirts. Making this piece a little more unique: the puffed 3/4. £4.00
Infographic: Anatomy of the Human Heart - FREE - Download this informative one-page lesson sheet detailing the anatomy of the human heart, perfect for any science curriculum or human body lesson.
Jeopardy in the Courtroom: A Scientific Analysis of Children's Testimony