Creative Art in the Community Streets.

Nowadays you don’t have to go to a art gallery to see creative art, in this collection we’ve gathered examples of Street Art, which showcase how important street art is to the community. Imagine turning the ordinary fence, wall or column into something creative by adding in street art. Not only can it brighten up […]

Portrait of a British Sailor.

Wartime Photo by the famed photographer Sir Cecil Beaton. Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton, CBE (14 January 1904 – 18 January 1980) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, diarist, painter, interior designer and an Academy Award-winning stage and costume designer for films and the theatre. He was named to the International Best Dressed […]

“The Smelly Melting Pot.”

This is not me. The bloke pictured here is about nine inches taller than me, handsome and built like a “brick shithouse”. One of my first jobs of a morning when I entered the “dog box” which we called the Comp Room at National Paper Industries. Port Road, was to switch on the Lead melting […]

Artist lights up Image over Barcelona.

French photographer and street artist Philippe Echaroux projects a portrait onto trees above the streets of Barcelona, Spain, on 24 April, 2017. Image Credit: Photograph by Philippe Echaroux / Getty. Source: Photos of the Week: 4/22–4/28 – The Atlantic

“I can see The Old Guv.”

Photo taken by famous photographer Frank Hurley in 1935. The construction on the new Parliament House hasn’t started yet, so you have a clear view of the Government Printing Office (on the left and next to the park). Photo from Keith Conlon’s 5AA …

Wonderful Art by Pranckevicius.

Conceptual artist and illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius posesses an imagination to covet. While most of his digital painting is centered around character design, his larger landscapes seen here are rich in detail, creating impossible but ingenious juxtapositions of water, land, and haphazard architecture. You can see more of his work over on Facebook, and all of […]

Old Guv Machine Room, circa 1910.

Image Capture: Excellent quality photograph of what is believed to be the Machine Room at the Government Printing Office when it was situated in King William Road, Adelaide. Photo taken possibly 1910 or thereabouts. This Photograph was kindly Supplied by Mr Alex Riley, a wealthy resident of one of Adelaide’s more upper class neighbourhoods situated […]

“The Stanhope” First Printing Press in the Colony.

The first Printing Press in the Colony was landed at Holdfast Bay on 8th November, 1836, from the barque “Africaine”. The Press was offloaded on to the Beach just South of the Patawalonga mouth. The Stanhope was a Demy Press invented by Earl Stanhope at the beginning of the 19th Century and superseded the wooden […]

Rainforest destruction threatens Sumatran Tiger.

A Sumatran tiger. New analysis has found that rainforest destruction caused by rampant palm oil plantations damage threatens more than 190 threatened species, including orangutans and tigers like the sumatran tiger. Image Credit: Photograph by Bernard Spragg/IUC Source: The week in wildlife – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia.

Ta Prohm Temple, Cambodia (via Wikimedia) Cambodia is the closest you can get, today, to your own real life Indiana Jones movie. There, the temples of Angkor seem built into the fabric of the forest itself, bats flap their leathery wings in the vaults, and incense drifts down the empty colonnades. The god-kings of Angkor […]