Mangroves: The Forests of the Tide
A new art exhibition in Yangon, Myanmar, shows the strange beauty of mangrove forests and the important role they play in the wider ecosystem.
Sand art “Beautiful Morocco,” by Kseniya Simonov
A sand animation film, by Kseniya Simonov.
100 years ago: Gorgeous colours on the pebble beach
A child is the pure artist in collection. He needs no apology. The mere contemplating of his hoards, laying them out in array, counting and sorting, is amply enough joy for him. But we grown-ups are compelled to seek a plea of use, and, having found it, we may indulge our childishness.
Stunning Plastic Bag Landscapes Will Make You Think Twice About Tossing Your Trash
Photographer Vilde Rolfsen thinks political art is more important than ever. Vilde Rolfsen’s photos ― which resemble aerial shots of mountain ranges ― aren’t showing nature at all. Just the opposite: Her series “Plastic Bag Landscapes” catalogs waste that she found in the street.
Sand Sculptures Seem Like a Bad Metaphor to Have at Your Wedding
In terms of necessary accoutrements one needs at a wedding, there are certain definitive staples: nice flowers, good food, a DJ with a hairstyle from the late ’80s. “But what about the sand sculpture?” you might ask.
This Amazing Beach Art Will Give You a Moment of Zen
Artist Andres Amador seeks to highlight the power of the impermanent.
In honor of Earth Day: National Geographic photos sharing on Instagram
After 46 years, people around the world are still honoring Earth Day with a different theme every year. This year’s theme is Trees for the Earth. Earth Day Network is calling people to action by encouraging them to plant trees through organized events around the world. Celebrate Earth Day with National Geographic by sharing your best pictures that illustrate the mysteries and magic of our planet.
Modern art is rubbish: strange and beautiful photos of beach detritis
Stuart Haygarth photographed objects he found during an epic hike along Britain’s coast. The results are strange and beautiful.
Can art help? Museums joining the conversation about sea-level rise and climate change
Topics like climate change and sea-level rise are not only reserved for government and university research. The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and local museums, are joining the conversation.