GPX riding is a general term for using a GPS device to track and record location while riding a bicycle [previously on MetaFilter
]. Combining this technology with a planned effort to create art is the premise behind Wallygpx
. Think of the images
as being akin to a giant etch-a-sketch.
3 young Baltimore figurative painters
(a saner, calmer Darger)
(bleak figures in a bleak world)
[via New American Paintings]
Half-Life meets Matisse
in a virtual reconstruction of the apartment of Etta and Claribel Cone
. During the first three decades of the twentieth century, the sisters amassed one of America's foremost collections of modern art. Today, many of the pieces can be viewed in the Cone Collection
at the Baltimore Museum of Art. As part of the 50th
anniversary celebration of the museum's acquisition of the collection, the Imaging Research Center
at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County designed a digital walkthrough
of their apartment so that visitors could see the art in its original context.