eagle: Earthrise, photographed from Apollo 11, July 1969.
23 Hasselblad photographs taken from lunar orbit, sometime 19th-22nd July.
Image credit: NASA/JSC, c/o LPI. Animation: AgeOfDestruction.
Round and round they go…
The real life inspirations for the most famous pinup pictures by Gil Elvgren we all love so much!
At Monty Python Reunion Show, The Circus Makes One Last Flight via Rich Preston
For three weeks, the five surviving members of the Pythons have been performing a series of shows in London, called Monty Python Live (Mostly). Thousands of fans have seized the opportunity to see the Pythons reunite and perform familiar routines. Sunday was its final performance.
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He transformed the pain of his tormented life into ecstatic beauty. Pain is easy to portray but to use your passion and your pain to portray the ecstasy and joy and the magnificence of our world, no one had ever done it before. Perhaps no one ever will again.
Imprisonment is erasure. The state locks a person in a cage—without context, without community, without love. He becomes not human but a widget passing through a system of absolute control. The CMU enacts a double erasure: it represents the ultimate scission of the prisoner from his non-prison self. You are in a box. You are no one. You belong to us.
- “The United States Wants the World to Forget These Prisoners”. Creative Time Reports. by Molly Crabapple