Posts Tagged "Art"

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Just when you thought Linsanity couldn’t get more Linsane — The Jeremy Lin photostitch machine embroidery design.

Free Speech vs. Infringement in Suit on Alabama Artwork

In the specialized field of sports art, Daniel Moore is well known for his paintings of the University of Alabama football team in action. But he soon may become similarly recognizable in legal circles as his fight against the university’s charge of copyright infringement heads to the Alabama Appeals Court.

Read —> NYTimes

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New York Yankees fans will appreciate this commemorative baseball stadium artwork on a baseball. Rumor has it Derek Jeter has a whole sock drawer of these puppies.

The Phillies and VisitPhilly.com have teamed up with an artist to create this awesome new piece of sidewalk art at Citizens Bank Park. It will be displayed for the rest of the season and you’ll be able to get your photo taken with it by a professional photographer.

From the Uwishunu.com website:

Visit Philly has teamed up with the Phillies and Wasabi 3D to bring a cool new piece of 3-D Art to Citizens Bank Park that fans will be able to take their photo with inside the ballpark for the remainder of the season. 

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Smithsonian Unveils Painting Of Pitching Great Pedro Martinez
Pedro Martinez says that while painter Susan Miller-Havens worked on his  portrait, she focused on his hands. She saw his long fingers and told  him that he “used them to do art with my fingers.”
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Today, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery added a 57 inch by  21 inch oil and beeswax painting of the pitcher to its collection.  During a short speech at the unveiling in Washington, D.C., Martinez  said while he has been in some pretty tough games, he had never “felt  this much emotion.”
After the ceremony, he spoke to NPR’s Robert Siegel for tonight’s edition of All Things Considered.  Martinez talked about how his double jointed fingers helped his  pitching, but he also talked about how he used his body and his gaze to  reflect his intentions in the game:
Continue reading and listen here - NPR

Smithsonian Unveils Painting Of Pitching Great Pedro Martinez

Pedro Martinez says that while painter Susan Miller-Havens worked on his portrait, she focused on his hands. She saw his long fingers and told him that he “used them to do art with my fingers.”

(…)

Today, the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery added a 57 inch by 21 inch oil and beeswax painting of the pitcher to its collection. During a short speech at the unveiling in Washington, D.C., Martinez said while he has been in some pretty tough games, he had never “felt this much emotion.”

After the ceremony, he spoke to NPR’s Robert Siegel for tonight’s edition of All Things Considered. Martinez talked about how his double jointed fingers helped his pitching, but he also talked about how he used his body and his gaze to reflect his intentions in the game:

Continue reading and listen here - NPR

Check out this video as this artist combines Shea Stadium and Citi Field into one painting.

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