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Birds of a Feather Strum Together

tags: comedy, humor, funny, fucking hilarious, birds, streaming video This particular exhibit is a living art piece made up of 40 zebra finches jamming on electric guitars and cymbals at the Barbican, in London. The artist, Boursier-Mougenot creates a walk-though aviary for a flock of zebra finches, furnished with electric guitars and other musical instruments.…

Painting the Riparian Rashomon

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Riparian Rashomon, Agami Heron, Agamia agami, Brilliant Forest Frog, Lithobates warszewitschii, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video of the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Riparian Rashomon. This is a diptych (two-panel) piece, vertically oriented. The upper panel is painted…

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Eastern Painted Turtle, Chrysemu picta, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting of an Eastern Painted Turtle, Chrysemu picta, a common and widespread American reptile. In my opinion, Carel Brest van Kempen is the finest wildlife…

Painting the Lanjak Dawn

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Lanjak Dawn, Crowned Flying Lizard, Orang-utan, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is yet another fascinating stop-motion video of the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Lanjak Dawn. This is his first major painting to receive the time-lapse treatment. In this piece, a male Crowned…

Painting the Golden Pheasant

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Painting the Golden Pheasant, Golden Pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus, birds, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is yet another fascinating stop-motion video of the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Golden Pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus. Contrary to popular belief, Golden Pheasants do not naturally occur in pens…

Painting the Brown Anole Portrait

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Brown Anole Portrait, Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video documenting the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Brown Anole Portrait. Probably Florida’s most common reptile, the Brown Anole, Anolis sagrei, was introduced from Cuba.

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Wilson’s Bird of Paradise, Cicinnurus respublica, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is a fascinating stop-motion video of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting of a Wilson’s Bird of Paradise, Cicinnurus respublica. Wilson’s Bird of Paradise is a small forest species endemic to Waigeo and Batanta, two…

Painting the Call of the Flood

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Call of the Flood, Poison Rock Frog, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is another fascinating stop-motion video documenting the creation of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s painting, Call of the Flood. Here, a male Poison Rock Frog, a common Southeast Asian species, calls from a flooded…

Painting the Spectacled Owl

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Spectacled Owl, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is yet another fascinating stop-motion video depicting the creation of another of artist Carel Brest van Kempen’s paintings. This time, it’s a Spectacled Owl, a widespread bird of the American tropics that favors heavy woods near water and feeds…

tags: art, wildlife art, stop-motion painting, Northern Casque-headed Treefrog, entertainment, Carel Brest van Kempen, streaming video This is another fascinating stop-motion video by artist Carel Brest van Kempen. This video documents the creation of an acrylic painting of an unusual Panamanian frog, the Northern Casque-headed Treefrog.