Interesting Artistic Points of View
can often tell us much more than a 1,000 words; art can also share societal philosophy, ideas, constructs… and food for thoughtful conversations.
Looking through the eyes of the photographers and the stories behind the images below inspired new ways to add an interesting dichotomy to every day life.
Home Sweet Home
Dichotomy of Terrains for Home Sweet Home: It can be easy to overlook a diamond in the rough. The beauty of the desert is often subtle.
Edward Burtynsky, Navajo Reservation, Suburb, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, 2011
Dichotomy of Home: Never Over Develop to be the most expensive house in your neighborhood. This is the advice realtors give us. For home investments, buying the poorest home in the neighborhood allows for more equity.
Make your surroundings beautiful. Macau China origination on Flickr; artist Unknown. If you are the artist, please email us; we would love to give you attribution.
Being Interested in Others makes you Interesting
Not just another Catty Story
Dichotomy of Friendships: Take time to be friends with those who seem very different.
Friends-Lion-and-the-Lamb by Veronica Romm is a Creative Commons image licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Dichotomy to your Daily Walks: take a path you normally wouldn’t take. Breathe in the view and get to know a new neighbor.
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Dichotomy of Unexpected Places: explore tucked away gems. A Quiet Get-Away Villa in Paris, Berlin under the Autobahn.
Copyright Dr Sue Barr who holds a PhD from the Royal College of Art and is Head of Photography at the Architectural Association. She also works and exhibits internationally. Her book ‘The Architecture of Transit by Dr. Sue Barr’ was published April 2019.
To Your Health
Dichotomy of Water: Always take plenty of water with you. If you forget to bring water you may be able to find sources not expected.
Attribution and story: Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 file photo, a Los Angeles firefighter looks under a fire truck stuck in a sinkhole in the Valley Village neighborhood of Los Angeles. Four firefighters escaped injury early Tuesday after their vehicle sunk into the hole caused by a burst water main in the San Fernando Valley, authorities said. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Dichotomy of Meals: Try new foods, sometimes you may be surprised at finding a new treat. Take every opportunity to refuel in peaceful or interesting surroundings.
Image of tree engulfing bridge first found on May 9, 2017 according to Tineye at instagramator, cannot find photographer for attribution.
Dichotomy of the Nap: It is said to sleep in a direction you normally don’t sleep in; it will give you different dreams and new perspectives. Nap time is usually easy on something moving; find a very comfortable spot, surprise yourself.
According to Tineye this image was first published on the Internet by the Alibaba Farm in Turkey.
Think Out of the Box
Whiskey while You Work! Office Whiskey Machines
Dichotomy of Trying New Things: While they never became widespread in offices around the U.S., people were seriously shopping this whiskey dispenser machine around at exhibitions in the 1950s and 1960s.Think out of the box.
This photo was taken in February 1960 at the Second Automatic Vending Exhibition in London, England. LIFE/Pinterest
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