Robert Doisneau: Venus Grabbed by the Throat, 1964
Is there any photographer with a more humorous eye than Doisneau? :)
Oxford Dictionaries recently announced that the 2013 word of the year is “selfie.”
And to celebrate this momentous event, we present to you the world’s first selfie! In 1839, Robert Cornelius went to his backyard and captured the first ever self portrait using the Daguerreotype.
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Actually, it’s campers on the face of El Capitan…Half Dome is the background on the right in that last photo. Nevertheless, the photos are awesome.
Michael Senise, “Google as God” (2013), inkjet print on canvas
René Maltête, The Seven Deadly Sins, 1960.
One memorable moment came when my colleague Emilie and I spoke with a family of Quakers who frequented contemporary-art exhibitions. For them, Turrell’s work truly fulfills their religious tenet of “being with the light.” Just as it was for Catholics in the Baroque period, contemporary art was a way for this Quaker family to enrich their religious practice.
James Turrell, Raemar Pink White, 1969, Shallow Space, collection of Art & Research, Las Vegas, © James Turrell, photo by Robert Wedemeyer, courtesy Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles
Skatiestan (Afghan) kid playing around with his skateboard.
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