In advance of Fat Tuesday! Here’s a combination of Venice and New Orleans. This is Gabriela Coutinho’s Venice Carnavale 2008. The costumes are wonderful:
And from Irishaikidoka on YouTube: Hermes Wrestling for Pollens Float 18, just this past Friday night:
I’ll have to ask my brother it this was his float.
Here’s an interesting story behind a commissioned Sri Lankan Mask.
And something we use everyday — not a cover up but maybe a hidden art — of creating typography. There is an interesting lecture tonight at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, called “The Designing Type: The Work of Matthew Carter. He is a founder of the fonts: Verdana, Georgia, Tahoma and Postoni — ones we may use everyday. Personally, I’m a fan of Verdana.