Monthly Archives: August 2011

Vast Empires and Discrete Objects (and good installations)

Top left: Jon Rafman; top right: Michael Wolf; bottom left: Michael Wolf; bottom right: Jon Rafman. I had noticed that several of Jon Rafman and Michael Wolf’s images used the same Google Street View source and was happy to find … Continue reading

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Hipstamatic War

Left: Amindi, a refugee from Kandahar province, walks through the Charahi Qambar refugee camp on Feb. 27. Right: A U.S. Marine guards Combat Outpost 7171 in Helmand province on Oct. 28, 2010. When I saw these war photographs taken by Balazs … Continue reading

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The Meatball and The Worm: NASA logos

Okay, not photography, but a fun little history on the making and drama of NASA’s logos. Excerpt: Danne describes the streamlined new design as “clean, progressive, could be read from a mile away, and was easy to use in all … Continue reading

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Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels

I knew that Nancy Holt’s Sun Tunnels (1976) had to do with orienting one’s self to the surroundings, but I’d always thought more about them (in the abstract – through photos) in terms of how they related to the patterns … Continue reading

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