April, 2017: Giraffe's Site of the Month

The venerable New York Times flexes its young muscles and brings us "25 Songs that tell us where music is going". This is a treasure-chest of current musical offerings.

And as an additional treat, don't miss this spectacular music video called "Sick Lullaby", output by the Vinyl Factory and created by UNKLE and Keaton Henson.

Previous Winners of GIRAFFE'S SITE OF THE MONTH:
Richard Greaves, chaotic architecture
Greaves. (March, 2017)
Lucas Zimmerman
Zimmerman (February, 2017)
Yinka Shonibare
Shonibare. (January, 2017)
"Poignant Art of the Posthumous Portrait"
Museum. (January, 2017)
Rushad Eggleston
Eggleston (December, 2016)
Magnetic (November, 2016)
Marvin Lipovsky
Lipovsky (October, 2016)
Morten Lauridsen
Lauridsen (September, 2016)
Niki de Saint Phalle
Phalle.(August, 2016)
Digital Video by Method Design
animation (July, 2016)
"The Sound of Ikebana: Four Seasons"
Seasons (July, 2016)
Seymour Chwast
book (June, 2016)
Richard Falk on Daniel Berrigan
Berrigan (June, 2016)
No More War
War (June, 2016)
Conscious Sleep
Sleep, 2016". (May, 2016)
Woman transformed into 3D printed mesh
mesh (March and April, 2016)
Aequora, Vincent Callebaut Architectures
Aequora (February, 2016)
"The Hunting Ground", Lady Gaga
Gaga,(February, 2016)
Satellite images of Planet Earth
images (February, 2016)
"The Trauma of Painting", Alberto Burri
Burri (January, 2016)
Kouhei Nakama, Changing the Human
video (January, 2016)
Amniosya Architects
firm (December, 2015)
Uruguayan Sculptor Pablo Atchugarry
atchugarry (November, 2015)
Keiichi Tanaami
tanaami (November, 2015)
Picasso's sculpture
sculpture. (October, 2015)
Tara Donovan
Donovan(October, 2015)
Three Scientists on 3D Printing
TED (September, 2015)
Justin Bieber and the Making of a Song
Tube (September, 2015)
Nicholas Kristof
Kristof (August, 2015)
Tony Cragg's Sculpture
Cragg (July, 2015)
Sculptor Doris Salcedo
Salcedo (July, 2015)
Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas
Himalayas (June, 2015)
European Space Agency space photos
Agency (May, 2015)
Monad Studio's Sonic Environments
Monad (April, 2015)
Sarah Lucas
Lucas (April, 2015)
Lincoln Center Glass installation
Center (March, 2015)
Schiele and Savile at the Kunsthaus
Museum (February, 2015)
Euromold Conference
Conference. (January, 2015)
Page the Magazine
page (December, 2014)
Basketry: "Uncontained Excitement"
basketry(November, 2014)
strandebeests (October, 2014)
Throwing the Wave
Wave (September, 2014)
Watching Ceramics being Made
form (September, 2014)
Avital Sheffer
Cocky Eek
eek (June, 2014)
"Nowness: Mine All Mine"
nowness (May, 2014)
Sarah Lucas
Lucas (April, 2014)
Joseph Wright of Derby
Wright (March, 2014)
The Poetry of Pascale Petit
Petit (February, 2014)
Cosmic Spider
Spider (February, 2014)
"Sensory Stimulation", Ryoichi Kurokawa
Korokawa(January, 2014)
Letters from Prison
Tolokonnikova (December, 2013)
Ten Tough Women Artists
News(December, 2013)
Ann Weber sculpture
Weber (November, 2013)
Morten Lobner Espersen
Espersen (October, 2013)
"Windswept", kinetic facade
windswept (August/September, 2013)
Peter Reiss photography
Reiss(July, 2013)
Oscillate Vimeo (June, 2013)
Artists' self-portraits (May, 2013)
Web portraits
Whitaker's Self Portrait, tongue in cheek (May, 2013)
Ron Mueck's hyper-realistic sculptures (April, 2013)
Patricia Piccinini's superreal sculptures (April, 2013)
Panemoticon (March, 2013)
What is Missing? (February, 2013)
Earth as Art
eBook (January, 2013)
Tommy Ingberg
Ingberg (December, 2012)
Sarah Sze
Sze (November, 2012)
Jacob Hashimoto's installations
Hashimoto (August, 2012)
Anthony Howe's kinetic sculptures
Howe (July, 2012)
Teppei Kaneuji
Kaneuji (June, 2012)
Wayne Thibaud
Thibaud (May, 2012)
Beth Cavener Stichter
Stichter (April, 2012)
Paul Friedlander
Friedlander (March, 2012)
Katy Makkai
katymakkai (February, 2012)
Academic Earth
academicearth (January, 2012)
Jim Campbell, LED Imagery
engineer (December, 2011)
Alexander McQueen's Runway Shows
metmuseum (November, 2011)
Elizabeth Turk's Marble Sculptures
Turk's (October, 2011)
Google's Art Project
Project (September, 2011)
Bali Reef Divers
Divers (August, 2011)
Master Drawings in London
Drawings (July, 2011)
Janet Echelman's Ted Talk
Echelman (July, 2011)
Alexander McQueen at the Met
McQueen (June, 2011)
NanoArt (May, 2011)
William Latham
Latham (April, 2011)
Yad Vashem
YadVashem (February, 2011)
Benjamin Badock
badock (January, 2011)
"It Gets Better - Love, Pixar"
Pixar" (December, 2010)
http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/exhibitions/unileverseries2010/room1.shtm (November, 2010)
Murakami at Versailles
http://www.chateauversailles.fr/news-/events/expositions/murakami-versailles-en (October, 2010)
Elene Usdin
Usdin (September, 2010)
David Altmejd
altmejd. (August, 2010).
Paper Art
paper. (July, 2010).
The Oil Disaster in Photos
disaster and oil. (June, 2010)
Picasso's Guernica in 3D
guernica(shut down by the Picasso estate).(May, 2010)
Art that was Once Alive
Alive. (May, 2010)
Atelier Van Lieshout
Lieshout (April 2010)
"Get Out"
http://www.getout-lefilm.com/extrait.html (March, 2010)
Biotech Art
http://www.slate.com/id/2168469/fr/rss/ (February, 2010)
Luke Jerram's Viral Scuptures
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/picture-galleries/6151478/Artist-Luke-Jerrams-viral-sculptures-trap-bacteria-and-viruses-like-Swine-Flu-HIV-and-E-coli-in-glass.html?image=1 (January, 2010)
Maharaja: The Splendour of India's Royal Courts
http://www.vam.ac.uk/microsites/maharaja/the-exhibition (December,2009)
"Infernal Landscapes" of Lu Guang
http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/14/showcase-65/?ref=global-home (November, 2009)
Brian Dettmer's Old Books and Obsolete Maps
http://www.ktfineart.com/artists/brian_dettmer/?project_id=181 (October, 2009)
Obscura Digital
http://obscuradigital.com/work/demoreels/#/showreel (September, 2009)
Julie Heffernan
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/dynamic/artist.asp?ArtistID=41&Count=0" (August, 2009)
Jason Hackenweth balloons
http://www.jasonhackenwerth.com/ (July, 2009)
Robert Buelteman
http://www.buelteman.com/home.html (June, 2009)
Erik Parker
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2009/03/22/arts/20090322-KINO_index.htm (May, 2009)
Roman Verostko
http://www.verostko.com/archive/rocktown.html (April, 2009)
"Librophiliac Love Letter: A Compendium of Beautiful Libraries"
Libraries (March, 2009)
Hendrik Kerstens photographs his daughter
http://lightmylife.blogsome.com/2008/04/18/hendrik-kerstens/(February, 2009)
Tara Donovan
http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,1860690,00.html" (January, 2009)
Mounir Fatmi
http://www.mounirfatmi.com/2installation/babelhouse.html (December, 2008)
U-Ram Choe's kinetic traces of evolution
http://www.bitforms.com/u-ram-choe-gallery.html (November, 2008)
Santiago Calatrava, "Sculpture into Architecture"
http://www.calatrava.com/main.htm (October, 2008)
Jeremy Mayer's Typewriter Sculptures
http://jeremymayer.com/Artist.asp?ArtistID=18688&Akey=23SVCF6T (September, 2008).
Rick Smolan tells us the Story of a Little Girl
http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/rick_smolan_tells_the_story_of_a_girl.html (August, 2008)
"The Danish Poet"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTef0HWbW_M(July, 2008)
"One Nation, Under God and Overlooked: The State of Being Atheist"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fdVucvo-kDU&feature=related(June, 2008)
"The Lost Generation"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=42E2fAWM6rA(May, 2008)
"My Stroke of Insight"
http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/229(April, 2008)
"Hollywood for Ugly People"
http://tinkin.com/washugly.html(March, 2008)
"Nothing To Do", by Ann Jones
http://blog.theirc.org/2008/01/21/nothing-to-do-ann-jones-in-liberia/(February 2008)
"The Age of Rembrandt"
http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2007/09/16/arts/20070918_REMBRANDT_SLIDESHOW_index.html (February 2008)
Haute Couture in Paris
http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/video/2008/jan/18/paris.haute.couture.2008(February 2008)
The work of David Altmejd
http://www.lifeinthefastlane.ca/david-altmejd-sculptor-and-artist-extraordinaire/art. Interview with him:http://www.akrylic.com/articles/17/1/David-Altmejd-21st-Century-Werewolf-Aesthetics/C-International-Contemporary-Art-No-82-Summer-2004.html (January, 2008)
Life Inside the Cell
http://www.flixxy.com/biology-nano-visualization-cell-life.htm (December, 2007)
http://labs.live.com/photosynth/default.html (December, 2007)
Dove Onslaught
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JaH4y6ZjSfE (November, 2007)
Dr. Randy Pausch
http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07262/818671-85.stm (October, 2007)
Purple Hearts
http://www.jenbekman.com/artists/nina_berman (September, 2007)
"Hand Jobs the Arts"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eCxwvu1rP0 (September, 2007)
Animator vs. Animation
http://fc01.deviantart.com/fs13/f/2007/077/2/e/Animator_vs__Animation_by_alanbecker.swf (July/August, 2007)
CNet design innovations:
http://news.com.com/2300-1008_3-6177995.html?tag=ne.gall.rbcs (June, 2007)
http://news.com.com/2300-1042_3-6178425.html?tag=ne.gall.rbcs (June, 2007)
http://newscri.be/link/236698 (June, 2007)
Barbara Weissberger
http://barbaraweissberger.net/collagedrawings.html (May, 2007)
http://www.lisboa20.pt/lx20/proj/neurozapping/.(April, 2007)
Tom Chambers
http://www.tomrchambers.com/dapjs.html (April, 2007)
Ernest Neto
http://www.designboom.com/contemporary/neto.html (March, 2007)
Susan Ressler: "At Owner's Risk"
http://www.rushcreekgallery.com/susan-ressler/index.html (February, 2007)
Stephen Wilson
http://www.stephenwiltshire.co.uk/rome_documentary1.aspx"(January, 2007)
Deborah Barrett
http://www.jackfischergallery.com/deborah_barrett/(December, 2006)
Rendering Jellyfish
http://graphics.stanford.edu/~kayvonf/cs348b/jellies/(December, 2006)
Joseph Nechvatal, the american jesus tOrture series
http://www.eyewithwings.net/nechvatal/jesus/JesusTortureSeries.htm(November, 2006)
The Art of DeTouch
http://detouch.org/de-touch/med.php(October, 2006)
Information Aesthetics
http://infosthetics.com/archives/2005/08/email_mountain.html(October, 2006)
The Videogame Art of Kathleen Ruiz
http://arts.rpi.edu/reiz/stunt/The%20CHAMBERS.htm(September, 2006)
The Mars Patent
http://www.mars-patent.org/ (September, 2006)
Dana Schutz
http://www.saatchi-gallery.com.uk/artists/artpages/schutz_Face_Eater.htm (August, 2006)
10 Ways, from Getty Images
http://interact10ways.com/usa/less_rain.asp" (July, 2006)
El Circo
http://vispo.com/uribe/2000/circo/index.html"(June, 2006)
Andy Dick's Screening Circle
http://artcontext.org/act/05/screeningCircle(May, 2006)
Zoe Zimmerman - Elements of Containment
http://www.photoeye.com/Gallery/forms/index.cfm?image=1&id=37510&imagePosition=1&Door=1&Portfolio=Portfolio2&Gallery=1&Page=(April, 2006)
Cara Bearer - The Book Project: or Words, Paper, and Shapes
http://www.photoeye.com/Gallery/forms/index.cfm?image=1&id=190091&imagePosition=1&Door=2&Portfolio=Portfolio1&Gallery=2(April, 2006)
Magdalena Taber - The Muses
http://www.transartmt.biz/muses.htm(April, 2006)
Ingres at the Louvre
http://mini-site.louvre.fr/ingres/flash_en.html(April, 2006)
Experimental Superstrings
http://www.lorrainewalsh.com(March, 2006)
Anna Ulrich's Photography
http://www.annaulrich.com/PORTFOLIO(March, 2006)
Amanita: Samorost
http://www.samorost2.net/samorost1(February, 2006)
Ben Fry: Distellamap
http://benfry.com/distellamap/(February, 2006)
The ASCII Unreal
http://www.unrealart.co.uk(February, 2006)
Art After Science - Op for Pop
http://www.artafterscience.com/op_for_pop/index.htm"(January, 2006)
Art After Science - Gears for Sound
http://www.artafterscience.com/gears_for_sound/index.htm"(January, 2006)
Art After Science - Minimal Interaction
http://www.artafterscience.com/minimal_interaction/index.htm"(January, 2006)
The Bot Shop
http://www.space.com/php/stf/botshop.html (December, 2005)
The Shape of Whale Songs
http://www.asci.org/artikel732.html (November, 2005)
Be Your Own Designer
http://www.leoburnett.ca (November, 2005)
Aaron as Screensaver
http://www.kurzweilcyberart.com (October, 2005)
Take Me Back to the Fifties
http://oldbluewebdesigns.com/TakeMeBackToTheFifties.htm (September, 2005)
Remembering Netscape: The Birth of the Web
http://www.fortune.com/fortune/technology/articles/0,15114,1081456-1,00.html (August, 2005) (Unfortunately this excellent article is no longer available online.)
http://www.eviltree.de/zoomquilt/zoom.htm (August, 2005)
Kenneth Huff's Organic Constructions
http://www.kennethahuff.com/Works" (July, 2005)
Archimedes at the Walters Art Museum
http://www.thewalters.org/archimedes/frame.html (July, 2005)
Michael Takeo McGruder
http://www.takeo.org (June, 2005)
http://www.nervepool.net (May, 2005)
Shirin Neshat
http://www.iranian.com/Arts/Dec97/Neshat (April, 2005)
Ashes and Snow
http://www.ashesandsnow.com (March, 2005)
Walker Art Center Billboards
http://calendar.walkerart.org/canopy.wac?id=1070 (March, 2005)
Museum of Computer Art
http://moca.virtual.museum/donnie2005/gallery/galleryindex.htm (February, 2005)
Matthew Ritchie
http://www.newplace.projects.sfmoma.org/mockUp1204 (January, 2005)
Imagination Cubed
http://www.imaginationcubed.com (December, 2004)
http://www.pentagram.com (December, 2004)
Create a silkscreen online
http://www.warhol.org (November, 2004)
Nechvatal's robotic assisted acrylics
http://www.nechvatal.net (November, 2004)
Inconvenient Evidence: Iraqui Prison Photographs from Abu Ghraib
http://www.icp.org/exhibitions/abu_ghraib/index.html (October, 2004)
Touch and Temperature: Art in the Age of Cybernetic Totality
http://www.bitforms.com/summer (September, 2004)
Gear That Gives
http://www.gearthatgives.com (August, 2004)
Scorecard - check your neighborhood air, water, and soil quality
http://www.scorecard.org (July, 2004)
Explore Mars

http://www.nasa.gov/home/hqnews/2004/mar/HQ_04097_mars_web.html (June, 2004)

Make prints at MOMA
http://www.moma.org/whatisaprint/ (May, 2004)
Giver of Names
http://www.artinteractive.org/shows (May, 2004
An audio-visual tour of the Brooklyn Museum
http://www.nytimes.com/packages/heml/arts/20040416_MUSEUM-AUDIOSS/index.html (May, 2004)
Visual Composer
http://www.typorganism.com/visualcomposer/visualcomposer.html(April, 2004)
http://www.moca.org/museum/digital_gallery/pmiller/opener.html(April, 2004)
http://class.sva.edu/~eric/phonemes/phoneme.html(April, 2004)
"Pool" (Experimenta Media Arts)
http://www.experimenta.org/gallery/pool/pool_experimenta.html" (March, 2004)
Meet the Composer
http://www.meetthecomposer.org" (March, 2004)
The Decline of Fashion Photography
http://slate.msn.com/features/010510_fashion-slide-show/01.htm(February, 2004)
http://www.eyetap.org(February, 2004)
http://www.graham.gs/news/index2_start.html(January, 2004)
Donor's Choice
http://www.donorschoose.org/(December, 2003)
British Libray - Turning the page on the Web
http://www.bl.uk/collections/treasures/digitisation.html(December, 2003)
Poetry as Animated Typography
http://vispo.com/uribe/index.html(November, 2003)
Egyptian Galleries
http://www.museum.upenn.edu/new/exhibits/galleries/egyptian.html(October, 2003)
Interviews with New York's Graffitti Artists
http://nielsenhayden.com/makinglight/archives/003638.html(October, 2003)
Au Fond du Fleuve
http://www.turbulence.org/Works/lefevre/index.htm(September, 2003)
Contemporary Foibles as seen by Banksy
http://www.banksy.co.uk(August, 2003)
Clown Generator (no longer online)
http://www.scottsmind.com/evil_clown.php(August, 2003)
http://www.amorphoscapes.com(July, 2003)
Complex City (no longer online)
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/geog/gessler/167-2001/complexcity.htm"(June, 2003)
Lots of Robots
http://www.lotsofrobots.com(May, 2003)
"Paper Sky"
http://www.moai.it/centro/gab.html(April, 2003)
The NEAT Comet"> (March, 2003)
The Digital Photography of Karin Kuhlmann
http://www.internationaldigitalart.com/guests/Art40/art40.html (March, 2003)
VanGogh and Gaugin
http://www.vangoghgauguin.com (February, 2003)
Eric Myer's Photography (no longer online)
http://www.ericmyer.com/stereotypes (January, 2003)
NASA's Astronomy Photo of the Day
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod (December, 2002)
Archive of Free Online University Courses
http://www.dspace.org(December, 2002)
MIT's course offerings, free
http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html (November, 2002)
Scientific Photography at RIT
http://www.rit.edu/~photo/iis.html (November, 2002)
http://www.nadin.ws/archives/978 (October, 2002)
Message on a Satellite
http://www.keo.org(October, 2002)
Columnist Mark Fiore
http://www.sfgate.com/columnists/fiore/archive (September, 2002)
Natural Car Alarms (no longer online)
http://www.sculpture-center.org/pe_ce_des1.html (August, 2002)
Meadowsweet Dairy
http://www.meadowsweet-dairy.com(July, 2002)
http://www.bitforms.com(June, 2002)
Andy Fould's Portfolio (no longer online)
http://www.foulds2000.freeserve.com/uk(May, 2002)
The Photography of Karl Grimes
http://www.karlgrimes.net (April, 2002)
International Space Station
http://www.turbulence.org/Works/iss (March, 2002)
The Miniature Earth (no longer online)
http://www.luccaco.com/terra/terra.htm (March, 2002)(No longer online)
Scrap Pile
http://www.scrap-pile.org (February, 2002)
http://www.levitated.net (January, 2002)
Body Art
http://www.amonline.net.au/bodyart (December, 2001)
The Ink Spots
http://www.group-harmony.com/ink_lbls.htm (November, 2001)
http://www.sodaplay.com (October,2001)
E Pluribus Unum
http://www.ylem.org/artists/jpallas/EPU/EPU.HTM (September,2001)
http://www.avotaynu.com/postcards (August,2001)
http://www.thunderbaby.com (July,2001)
Virtual Fish Tank
http://www.virtualfishtank.com (June, 2001)
http://www.superbad.com (May, 2001)
Bitstreams, at the Whitney Museum
http://www.whitney.org/bitstreams (April, 2001)
Roman Verostko's Epigenetic Art
http://verostko.com(March, 2001)
Is Anyone There? (Steve Wilson)
http://userwww.sfsu.edu/~swilson/art/isany/isany.des.html (February, 2001)
The Total Museum of Contemporary Art: Web Project 8
http://www.totalmuseum.org/webproject8.html(January, 2001)
Paradise Now (no longer online)
http://www.geneart.org/pn-home.htm (December, 2000)
Lissajous Figures
http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/!history/Java/index.html (November, 2000)
"Sperm: The New Digital Art"
http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,38454.00.html (October, 2000)
Turbulence, espcially "Empty Velocity" by Eng and "Here and Now" by Crawford
http://www.turbulence.org (September, 2000)
Amy Young's Interactive Installations
http://www.ylem.org/artists/ayoungs/index.html (August, 2000)
The Jewish Museum
http://www.jewishmuseum.org (July, 2000)
Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles
http://www.lauswd.k12.ca.us/janm/main.htm (June, 2000)
Walker Art Center
http://www.walkerart.org(May, 2000)
Noise (no longer online)
http://www.kettlesyard.com.uk/noise/ (April, 2000)
Eye4U Active Media
http://www.eye4u.com/home/index.html(March, 2000)
Judy Garfin Gallery (no longer online)
http://www.judygarfin.com/gallery.html(February, 2000)
The Font Foundry
http://www.fontfoundry.com (January, 2000)
Snarg Web Fun
http://www.snarg.net(December, 1999)
The Hunger Site
http://www.thehungersite.com(November, 1999)
eToy (October, 1999 - no longer on line)
French k.i.s.s.
http://www.afrenchkiss.com(September, 1999)
1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (August, 1999)
International Sculpture Center (July, 1999)
from Spain: the art of German Bandera(June, 1999)
Digital Landfill (May, 1999)
Russian Art(April, 1999)
Hitachi NanoExplorations (March,1999) No longer online
A Healthy Heart: Women's Fitness and Sports (February, 1999)
American Treasures in the Library of Congress(January, 1999)
Web Museum(December, 1998)
Hubble Heritage Project (November, 1998)

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