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  Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For example, it may be a bridge carrying a highway and forbidden for pedestrians and bicycles, or a pedestrian bridge, possibly also for bicycles.
Bridges may be classified by how the four forces of tension, compression, bending and shear are distributed through their structure.
Bridges can also be classified by their lineage, which is shown as the vertical axis on the diagram to the right.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bridge   (1569 words)

 Bridges in art - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Chinese and other East Asian ivory carvings the arch of the tusk with the central portion upward suggests naturally a bridge, and often a bridge is a central cultural element when a large sculpture is formed from a single tusk.
Examples are the 485 carved stone lions of the Marco Polo Bridge in China, which was first constructed in 1192, and the four Centre Street Bridge lions of Calgary, which date to 1917.
Another well-known example of a bridge hosting statues is the Charles Bridge in Prague, which is home to 30 statues and statuaries, mostly baroque, dating to around 1700.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bridges_in_art   (652 words)

 Encyclopedia: Bridge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the time the bridge was built, the aerodynamics Aerodynamics is a branch of fluid dynamics concerned with the study of gas flows, first analysed by George Cayley in the 1800s.
Bridges were not tested in wind tunnels A wind tunnel is a research tool developed to assist with studying the effects of air moving over or around solid objects.
The bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 17, 1977 and on March 24, 1983 the bridge was designated a National Historic Engineering Landmark.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Bridge   (463 words)

 Art Business News: Building bridges between art and community: consultant Joan Warren-Grady lets hoteliers check in to ...
This is why the art consultant should be brought onto the team from the beginning to work in tandem with the architect and designer.
The art for the rooms is always commissioned and reproduced as four-color lithographs or giclees, depending on the budget.
Whether the art goes at the end of a corridor or over a reception desk, the art's placement and scale are key in making the design work.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0HMU/is_5_31/ai_n6042966   (1518 words)

 Building Bridges - Art for Healing
When it became apparent that funding would be available to hire the artist as part of the departmental team and purchase art supplies, she became the Artist in Residence and Coordinator of the ART for Healing Program that currently offers expressive art sessions in the cancer center and the dialysis unit.
Availability of art sessions in your organization may depend on the number of artists available and the units or departments to which they are assigned.
Documentation of an expressive art session is an important way to record an intervention and, informs the medical team that the patient has received a complementary intervention that may help shift an attitude or perception of the patient’s illness or the healing process.
www.harthosp.org /IntMed/manual/art.asp   (1591 words)

 Bridges to Recovery - art therapy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Art Therapy refers to the therapeutic use of art making, within a professional relationship, by people who experience physical or emotional illness, trauma, or challenges to living, and by people who seek personal development.
Through creating art, and reflecting on the art products and processes, individuals may potentially increase their awareness of self and others, resolve emotional issues in a safe way, and enhance their creativity and cognitive abilities.
Art therapists are professionals trained in both art and psychotherapy.
www.bridgestorecovery.com /art_therapy.html   (160 words)

 Bridges to Art
is an educational resource that unites art images with important research materials.
This website provides educators and scholars access to images from the Worcester Art Museum's collection of fifty centuries of art from around the world.
"Bridges to Art is an impressive learning resource, blending the old and the new, the Worcester Art Museum’s timeless collection made accessible through the latest electronic technology.
college.holycross.edu /bridgestoart   (118 words)

 CANOE -- JAM! Movies - Artists - Bridges, Jeff: Art of building Bridges
Bridges is not being a braggart, as cocky as he sounds.
Bridges says his wife, Susan Geston -- whom he met and married in 1975 while filming Rancho Deluxe on the dude ranch where she worked -- took his movie scripts years ago and had them bound in leather.
Bridges' wife, the mother of their three teenaged daughters, is the perfect mate for an actor, he says.
jam.canoe.ca /Movies/Artists/B/Bridges_Jeff/2001/10/23/756843.html   (810 words)

 Appleton Bridges
Bridges donated $410,000 for the construction of the Fine Arts Gallery (now called the San Diego Museum of Art) on the north side of the Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park.
Bridges also donated art treasures to the museum, and funds toward its operating expenses in the early years.
Bridges as a memorial to their daughter, who died in 1907 while she was a student at Pomona College (she was 22).
sandiegohistory.org /bio/bridges/bridges.htm   (419 words)

 Stout bridges art and technology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The project's second goal is to give the art teachers opportunities to further develop their technology skills.
The art education resource room in the Applied Arts Building will have one station equipped with the same hardware and software as the Menomonie schools.
Art education students will also participate in technology units with the district teachers when they do their practicum in upper art education courses.
www.uwstout.edu /ur/np/1999/feaklein.html   (523 words)

 Worcester Art Museum - Library
The Worcester Art Museum Library, founded in 1909 as a non-circulating bibliographic resource dedicated to the history of art, reflects the collection strengths of the Worcester Art Museum.
The slide collection reflects the art collection of the Worcester Art Museum and also has a broad range of images covering all civilizations from prehistory to the present.
Bridges to Art is a privately-funded, collaborative project between the College of the Holy Cross and the Worcester Art Museum.
www.worcesterart.org /Collection/library.html   (431 words)

 College of the Holy Cross | Holy Cross Magazine
Recently, Holy Cross teamed with the Worcester Art Museum, the area's foremost cultural institution, to create "Bridges to Art," an online program that offers an innovative approach to the ways in which the arts and humanities can be taught, studied, learned and appreciated.
"We knew that the word 'art' had to be in there somewhere." Taking note of the prevalence of bridges in artwork from French Impressionist paintings to modern art, the groups decided to employ that image for the project.
An advisory committee comprising Hogan, Joanna E. Ziegler, associate professor in Holy Cross' visual arts department, David Brigham, the museum's head curator, Debby Aframe, head librarian at the museum and James Welu, museum director, is scheduled to meet in the near future.
www.holycross.edu /departments/publicaffairs/hcm/winter02/features/bridges.html   (1097 words)

Bridges are found in art for many reasons, often reflecting the ideas of an age.
In spite of strangeness of the picture, the bridge and the other objects are given a realistic treatment that actually contributes to the effect.
These bridges were truly a part of huge works of art, which were sometimes designed to include aspects of the distant landscape (shakkei).
www.brantacan.co.uk /bridgeupdates.htm   (1960 words)

 Floridian: Art that bridges
So, she says, she considered which part of the bridge could be an artistic experience for large numbers of people and decided to focus on the space under it.
His proposal multiplies the dolphins, scattering several dozen of them in random patterns and staining the tops the bright green of lily pads to create a context for the soaring arch that links its concrete and steel with the nature surrounding it.
Researching the bridge, she found it was designed to be "virtually indestructible.
www.sptimes.com /2005/02/24/news_pf/Floridian/Art_that_bridges.shtml   (367 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Mass. / Group bridges art, business worlds
As it starts its third year, the Society for the Enhancement of the Arts (SEArts) is pushing to bring artists, cultural organizations, the city, and the business community closer together.
One of the most obvious ways that art and culture drives the local economy is in tourism.
Organizations like SEArts or Artsnorth, a marketing alliance of 30 arts groups from Lynn to the New Hampshire line, and as far west as North Andover, create an identity for the region as a cultural destination for visitors and tourists, as well as for residents.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2004/01/25/group_bridges_art_business_worlds   (755 words)

 Tacoma Narrows Bridge: Art of the Bridges Continues
This structure is as much an engineering marvel as it as a work of art.
Bridges are truly ubiquitous - a part of everyday life.
The third Narrows Bridge - yet to be named - is scheduled for completion in early 2007.
www.wsdot.wa.gov /tnbhistory/Art/art4.htm   (218 words)

 Plains Art Museum: Exhibitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The art of Adam Chodzko documents his excursions into the public arena, where he begins by casting a question or artifact into society and lets participants discover and interpret it on their own.
According to Cuban Arts Specialist, Jany Ametller Frometa, "This exhibition of Santiago artists is imbued with the breath of life beating from the heart of the individual to the visual world of painting.
American art pottery of the late 19th and early 20th centuries was headquartered primarily in New York State and Ohio.
www.plainsart.org /exhibits/archive.shtml   (2829 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Bridgescape: Art of Designing Bridges: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This innovative approach challenges the reader to design and build bridges that are both functional and pleasing to the eye.
The aesthetics of bridges is far from an exact science and is subject to opinion.
Having said that, each element of a bridge is clearly and concisely dealt with over 150 pages, where guidelines are given and points to be aware of highlighted.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0471292966   (842 words)

 Structures Resources on the Web
Many of Portland's bridges were built in the first decades of the twentieth century, and they are not only of historic value but a few of them are also very beautiful.
Something from the nineteenth century, a little archaic and strange to nineteen-nineties eyes, picturesque and sentimental, "kissing bridges" recall a time when life was simpler and closer to the land—if only in our dreams.
Art & Ecology is both a set of resources for teachers and an online exhibition of contemporary ecological art.
sln.fi.edu /structures/list.html   (1003 words)

 Artful Bridges - CM Art Show 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The pictures in the frames are the same as those on the website called BadBridges.html except for the largest one which is an actual rubbing from the kind of bridge on which Kathy Schubert's 1/1/02 accident occurred.
It is the most lethal design of bridge we cyclists have to deal with.
The red backing is actually some old carpet and is suggestive of the carpet often used to cover the bridges so that Marathon runners do not risk their safety when crossing them.
www.kangarooconnection.com /ArtfulBridges.html   (133 words)

 Pastor builds bridges over art controversy
LAST MONTH, when a work of art merging Christian images with a sales pitch for Estee Lauder cosmetics raised the ire of some Christians living in Richmond, people lined up quickly on both sides of the debate.
The letter called on Christians in the area to sign a petition against a small piece of art in the city's gallery.
The artwork in question was part of 'redTEXTfl', an exhibit of 81 text-based images projected in a continuous loop, for 21 seconds each, in a darkened room at the gallery.
www.canadianchristianity.com /cgi-bin/na.cgi?nationalupdates/020326pastor   (555 words)

 Los Angeles Center For Digital Art
All these artists are veterans of the seminal Los Angeles digital art community who gathered around EZTV, whose CyberSpace Gallery was clearly among the world’s first to dedicate itself to the advocacy and exhibition of computer-based art.
At a time when most of the Los Angeles art world ignored the significance of the digital imaging revolution, these particular artists advanced a variety of ideas and aesthetic strategies that have since become prevalent.
Bridging the gap: Art, Artists, Technology and the Art establishment.
www.lacda.com /exhibits/synapse.html   (496 words)

 Freedom Center: Art and bridges
The lead commission of public art at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center seems destined to capture imaginations and distill the essence of the center's emotional experience.
The piece is one of seven commissions announced last week by the freedom center, which is set to open next summer on the riverfront.
It is fitting that a center so near the great Roebling Suspension Bridge, which for many has come to symbolize the historic journey to freedom, is making the connection with art.
www.enquirer.com /editions/2003/08/04/editorial_freedom.html   (412 words)

 Art | Bern’s bridges   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was Filliou’s contention that art, like science, if it’s worth doing, is invented as you go — lack of knowledge, in the hands of an artful pursuer of life’s mysteries, is not an obstacle but a lubricant.
Kick in the wall and let the stuff stand alone." It was nothing less than this opening of art and life into one another that concerned him.
His practice pioneered the kinds of experimental encounters between individuals and groups, disciplines and forms, ideas and media that now constitute the field of contemporary artistic practice.
www.portlandphoenix.com /art/top/documents/03401384.asp   (624 words)

 Art--Home-School Bridges
Have some art supplies accessible for children to reach so they can create at anytime.
Log onto Early Childhood for a wide selection of Arts and Crafts ideas, each conveniently grouped by subject.
A good way to make Art Museums more fun for young children is to play an I SPY game.
info.med.yale.edu /chldstdy/parentsfirst/home_schoolbridges/activities/Art.htm   (645 words)

 Wiley::Bridgescape: The Art of Designing Bridges, 2nd Edition
This highly visual guide to understanding and using aesthetics in the design of bridges is now available in a second edition.
New case studies of bridges currently underway provide real-world coverage, with an emphasis on the relationship between design problems, planning, and solutions, along with structural and cost challenges.
Twelve new case studies of bridges, with an emphasis on the relationship between design problems and planning their solutions.
eu.wiley.com /WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0471267732.html   (219 words)

 bridges - about bridges
Bridges and Tunnels of Allegheny County and Pittsb
A comprehensive listing of bridge and tunnel structures in Allegheny County and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Shawn Kingston Bridges is a visual artist who specializes in portraits and florals.
artmam.net /bridges.htm   (586 words)

 4 Bridges Arts Festival Attracts Thousands, Boosts Local Economy - The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce - ...
Mark your calendars for May 8 and 9 for the 4 Bridges Arts Festival, a bright and refreshing weekend event that puts regional and national artists in touch with buyers interested in original art.
A Kid’s Art Creation area with rotating art activities, great food, the Chattanooga Market vendors and music both days make for a great family destination place for Mothers Day Weekend.
AVA is an Allied Arts member and also receives financial support from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
www.chattanoogachamber.com /newsandvideo/fourbridgeapril05_04.asp   (241 words)

 Barbara Bridges' Art
Click on image to see a larger version.
The artwork “Onion” is a hybrid style of art, which incorporates Postmodern, and Conceptual style characteristics.
Postmodern art re-purposes what came before and creates a new thought.
www.bridgescreate.com /brb/barbart.html   (338 words)

 CUENTOS Foundation .... Art Building Bridges.
Our storefront studio at 6321 North Clark is a think-tank and center for the community-organized programs conceived with residents of the ethnically rich neighborhoods around us, whom we serve.
We are both interdisciplinary, mixing dance, music, poetry, theatre, visual arts, and the humanities, and cross-cultural, bringing together Latinos, Asians, Middle Easterners, Europeans, Africans, and African-Americans.
Strong personal and cultural identity and the ability to positively engage and communicate are the keys to empowering youth, families, and communities with the capacity for participating in positive social transformation.
www.cuentosfoundation.org   (225 words)

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