The Bklymonkey

Musings from an evolving Brooklyn primate
room42:

Currently watching American Masters: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973). One of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Tharpe may not be a household name today, but the flamboyant superstar, with her spectacular playing on the newly electrified guitar, played a pivotal role in the creation of rock ’n’ roll.

room42:

Currently watching American Masters: Sister Rosetta Tharpe

American gospel singer and guitar virtuoso Sister Rosetta Tharpe (March 20, 1915 – October 9, 1973). One of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Tharpe may not be a household name today, but the flamboyant superstar, with her spectacular playing on the newly electrified guitar, played a pivotal role in the creation of rock ’n’ roll.

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explore-blog:

Big data can solve big problems. 

Data artist Jer Thorp on visualizing the world’s Twitter data to reveal hidden patterns in everything from media to how disease spreads. 

(Source: explore-blog)

artchipel:

Tumblr Artist

Desrez Cyprien | on Tumblr (France)

Desrez Cyprien is a young artist studying at the Ecole des Beaux Arts of Caen, France. His personal work revolves around collages and more particularly collage from advertisements and magazine covers. His approach navigates between the multiplication of the image (the media) and aesthetics (what advertising wants to show us). Please follow his Tumblr for more work.

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(Source: artchipel)