Sunday Clippings

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We may have passed the first day of spring here in eastern US, but the usual emblems of spring are late this year. This week’s clippings are largely environmental and fashionable – opposite spheres of conservation and consumption! There are a healthy sprinkling of art pieces as well. Spring fever must been causing a font of creativity to emerge as we gradually shift from being indoors to outdoors. Enjoy the diverse selection this weekend!

The Draw of a Mail-Order Art School @ NY Times

A Landscape Designer’s Airy Studio in Madrid @ Architectural Digest

Robert Mapplethorpe and Rodin @ Vogue Hommes International

Crug Farm’s Exotic Plants @ Daily Telegraph

The Uniquely Decorated Shapes and Patterns of Federico Jordan @ Ape on the Moon

Second Art – Italian Hours @ NY Times

Bouquets to Art at De Young Museum @ Architectural Digest

Valentine Amartey, Tied Up @ Interview Magazine

They did what with Prada? Artists unravel $1,300 designer sweaters @ Dailymail

Size isn’t everything – Small Museums @ NY Times

Forests around Chernobyl aren’t decaying properly @ Smithsonian Magazine

Dries Van Noten’s Top 5 Inspirations @ Another Magazine

A Growth Spurt at 1,500 Years Old @ NY Times

Competition may not be the driving force behind species diversity after all @ Wired

The annuals are coming @ The Guardian

Mysterious new made made gases pose threat to ozone layer @ BBC News

How 1.280 artworks stolen by the Nazi were hidden in a Munich apartment until 2012 @ Vanity Fair

Daniel Kovalovszky’s unearthly landscapes @ Phaidon

Jeremy Holden’s Rainforest Diary @ Fauna and Flora International

Artist Shio Kusaka’s Mesmerizing Ceramics @ Architectural Digest

History of Street Trees in the British Isles: Medieval and Monastic Era to Aristocratic Pall Mall @ Deep Root

Spring in Cornwall @ Daily Telegraph

Categories: Life, Scroll, Sunday Clippings

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