On this day, one hundred years ago, Central Park’s vegetation was suddenly wiped out. In a few days, one of the world’s most cherished landscapes disappeared without a trace. The Gaians were extremely violent in drawing attention to the planetary destruction we were causing. Periods of mourning following brutal attacks areRead More →

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In 1961, the architect Louis I. Kahn was commissioned by the Fine Arts Foundation to design and develop a large arts complex in central Fort Wayne, Indiana. The ambitious Fine Art Center, now known as the Arts United Center, would cater to the community of 180,000 by providing space forRead More →

More than 100 murals are painted in the Lincoln Park and El Segundo districts of El Paso, Texas, depicting the city’s Latino and Native American culture and community pride Continue reading… Source: The street art of El Paso, Texas – in picturesRead More →

The New Yorker is featuring a selection of photos taken by high school senior Colin Combs, mostly of him and his friends in Dayton, Ohio, “sometimes called the heroin capital of the United States”. Minimalism is the necessary ethos of both his concept and his process. Source: Ohio teenager’s rawRead More →

Flashy trashy Las Vegas

What, exactly, is Las Vegas? “A place where millions of suckers flew in every year on their own nickel, and left behind about a billion dollars. But at night, you couldn’t see the desert.” That’s Robert De Niro’s character from the film Casino (1995) talking about the city and theRead More →

TOMS Shoes is expanding their already considerable philanthropic reach (or should we say footprint?) by commissioning murals across the country—part of a national campaign to end gun violence. Every day, new paintings appear on brick walls and storefronts, from TOMS headquarters in Venice, CA. to The Workroom, a store inRead More →

Ansel Adams Born February 20, 1902 Known for Photography Ansel Adams was one of the great photographers of the 20th century. Ansel Adams was born in San Francisco, and he began to take photographs in the High Sierra and Yosemite National Park, with which much of his name is permanentlyRead More →

Horst P. Horst, Dress by Mainbocher, 1936

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Pete Souza, the official photographer for now-Former President Obama, posted a series of photos on his Instagram account showing the Obama’s final departure from The White House. Like the Former President, Souza plans on taking some time off, sleep late and ‘do whatever the wife wants me to do.’ AllRead More →

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This week, our Americans at Work photo essay features photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia’s Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd : “When this project was first described to me as a look into the modern American office I thought of Philadelphia’s municipal officesRead More →