Stormy Captivation

Hurricanes have been catching our attention and popping up in art
Implications - People have been becoming more environmentally conscious, and the media has been shedding light on damage of global warming for a while, but the recent hurricane devastations have people suddenly much more aware. The art and designs these storms have inspired are reflections of their increasing presence in our society’s mind.
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Flickr Documentaries - Hurricane Gustav
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Flickr Documentaries
Hurricane Gustav
With the National Hurricane Center declaring Hurricane Gustav a category 4 storm, people have turned to flickr to document their experiences. A few groups have been created where members can post images… [More]
Extreme Hurricane Street Tubing - Tropical Storm Fay Mishap
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Extreme Hurricane Street Tubing
Tropical Storm Fay Mishap
Hurricane Gustav has the web abuzz today, but hopefully the people in Haiti aren't inspired by the extreme hurricane tubing in this video. When life handed these guys Tropical Storm Fay, they hooked up… [More]
Storm Chasing Bloggers - 10 Killer Storm Photos
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Storm Chasing Bloggers
10 Killer Storm Photos
With three killer storms about to hit the southeast coast, Hurricane Hannah, Hurricane Ike, and Josefina, we are all reminded that times (and weather patterns) have changed.  These remarkable photos were… [More]
Storm Photography from Space - NASA Hurricane Imagery
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V. Hot 25,202 Clicks Pub: Sep 9, 08
Storm Photography from Space
NASA Hurricane Imagery
Inspired by beautiful images of Hurricane Ike and Hurricane Gustav, the photographs in this gallery are all from recent years. Perched way up in orbit, NASA literally has the best seat in the house from… [More]
Disaster Inspired Fashions - Lorick Collection Influenced by Hurricane Ike or Hurricane Hannah?
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Hot 22,759 Clicks Pub: Sep 5, 08
Disaster Inspired Fashion
Lorick Collection Influenced by Hurricane Ike or Hurricane Hannah?
With the National Hurricane Center naming an onslaught of natural dangers, from Hurricane Ike to Hurricane Hannah to Hurricane Gustav, disaster is starting to prove an unusual source of inspiration to… [More]
Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Street Art - Banksy Paints New Orleans
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Hot 35,924 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 08
Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Street Art
Banksy Paints New Orleans
As Hurricane Gustav and Hurricane Hanna raise concern, stencil-happy street artist Banksy commemorated the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by producing some of his painted social commentary… [More]