The photograph was taken 2 years after the historic Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling segregation is unconstitutional. Gordon Parks was an outstanding, prolific, African American, photographer who captured the dark side of American society in technically brilliant photos in an essay for […]
A convergence of inspiration
“Without having seen the Sistine Chapel one can form no appreciable idea of what one man is capable of achieving.” —Johann Wolfgang Goethe, 23 August 1787, The article, and title of this post, is below The Restoration of 1984-94 segment. It is about the […]
Architectural sketches of proposed repureposing of Paris’ long abandoned metro stations. 75 years long. The project comes from mayoral candidate, Natalie Koziuscot-Morizet. So Parisian. Read more at: http://www.messynessychic.com/2014/02/04/metro-makeovers-for-the-abandoned-stations-of-paris/ Edited with BlogPad Pro
Iceland is more magical than I had imagined. I plan to visit someday, a leftover childhood dream. I had to examine these closely to see if they were paintings, photoshop or photographs. And wish that I could post them original sized, full framed. The pieces […]
An interesting perspective of a unique space. Absolutely dense and luminous, like a stellar body. I love the landscape in the foreground. Together with the vertical composition, the photo is reminiscent of ancient Chinese art with craggy, vertical landscapes and script.