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Mobile Theater | by Gordon Parks

Mobile Theater | by Gordon Parks

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 […]

First, Best Images of Pluto | NASA

First, Best Images of Pluto | NASA

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the first in a series of the sharpest views of Pluto it obtained during its July flyby – and the best close-ups of Pluto that humans may see for decades. Surreal.  It is difficult for my mind to […]

Michelangelo’s disintegrating frescoes

Michelangelo’s disintegrating frescoes

“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 […]

grunge to gorgeous: Paris metro makeovers

grunge to gorgeous: Paris metro makeovers

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

The Torah is given

The Torah is given

This is the week G‑d gives the Torah to the Jewish people. The great revelation on Mt. Sinai when Moses receives the “Ten Commandments” – The Decalogue. It is a story very familiar to us, in detail.  An important event date in a belief system, […]

Icelandic icy waterscapes

Icelandic icy waterscapes

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 […]

Hong Kong skyline

Hong Kong skyline

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.  


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