Frederic Edwin Church’s Beautiful Pantings of Icebergs Between Labrador and Greenland, 1859 – 1861

In the summer of 1859, American landscape painter Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900) took trip aboard a schooner to Newfoundland and Labrador to observe icebergs. Louis Legrand Noble wrote up the excursion in the book After Icebergs with a Painter. In 1861, at the outbreak of the Civil War, Church exhibited Icebergs: The North at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts. Continue reading »

Jan Erik Waider’ Photos Capture The Dark Beauty Of Greenland Icebergs And Northern Landscapes

Street Artist Creates New Pieces Of Art On Icebergs In North America

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Sean Yoro better known as The Hula (previously here and there) is back in action with a series of brand new pieces which just got painted somewhere near a large glacier in North America. Continue reading »

Serene Icebergs

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A serene turquoise glow glimmers from underneath these powerful icebergs. Stood in the middle of Antarctica, the giant icebergs appear to be from an unearthly world. These stunning photographs were captured by American photographer Michael Leggero. “My images show pure nature, as that is how I describe Antarctica, simply pure nature”, says the 43 year old, of Carthage, New York. “It is the only place on our planet that humans have not left a presence behind”. (Photo by Michael Leggero/Hotspotmedia/Visual Press Agency)
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Polar Bear Floats Adrift Surrounded by an Endless Sea of Icebergs

The images of the isolated polar bear were taken by Italian academic researcher Marco Gaiotto, 30, who was aboard a ship touring Svalbard Archipelago, Norway. Spending ten days observing the polar bears in Svalbard Archipelago, Norway, Marco spotted a number of polar bears stranded, waiting for the sea ice to return for the winter.

‘This polar bear was calm in its natural habitat, patrolling the ice in search for seals,’ says Marco, of Genova, Italy. Continue reading »

Bondi Icebergs Pool Converted into Giant Esky

Thirsty visitors to Sydney’s Bondi Beach today aren’t hallucinating: That is an ice-filled, 36-by-15-metre cooler stocked with ‘cans’ of Jim Beam beverages. The brand, with Sydney agency The Works, constructed the giant “Esky” at the Bondi Icebergs pool – normally a landmark swimming pool that overlooks the beach. (“Esky”, a Coleman brand name for coolers, has been adopted into the popular venacular). Cast members of Channel Ten’s drama Bondi Rescue appeared at the installation this morning. The Works is using the giant Esky to film a TVC due out in April. Continue reading »