One of the great ironies of human existence is that, as we increase our knowledge of the world around us, we’re also discovering that — uh — we don’t actually know dick — about… 332 more words
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April 21: Do photographs provoke conscience?
Recently the media have conveyed the evidence of new atrocities in Syria. As veteran Iconic Photos blogger Alec Selwyn-Holmes reports, the chemical weapon attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a rebel-held town in Syria was vividly represented on the front page of… 1,261 more words
My heart is heavy as I write this. Several days ago a young man, let’s call him Frank, with tons of pure talent died in a motorcycle accident running from the police making a routine traffic stop, and his girlfriend lies in a coma fighting for life. 1,066 more words
April 14: Structuralism in both architecture and photography represents space as a social construct.
As always, today’s post is built on a temporal coincidence. In this case a portrait was taken of Mien Ruys this day in 1990 by Dutch architectural photographer 1,406 more words