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« Reply #4660 on: April 23, 2018, 10:22:49 AM »
Great street art in Rome.  I dont think I need to say who is on the picture

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« Reply #4661 on: April 25, 2018, 09:38:35 AM »
The photojournalist Abbas from Magnum passed away.  This is a photo he took in 1978 in South Africa at the time of the apparteid.  Amazing.  There are things that have improved in this world.

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« Reply #4663 on: April 30, 2018, 03:25:50 AM »
Nice ! Looks so...parisian. Very fitting that the book she’s holding has Amour in its title !  ;D

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« Reply #4664 on: April 30, 2018, 04:16:49 AM »
Nice ! Looks so...parisian. Very fitting that the book she’s holding has Amour in its title !  ;D

It's Francoise Hardy, so definitely Parisian.  8) I was trying to figure out what is the book; it's by Andre Breton and has amour in the title but it doesn't seem to be L'Amour Fou ...

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« Reply #4665 on: April 30, 2018, 10:28:02 AM »
It's Francoise Hardy, so definitely Parisian.  8) I was trying to figure out what is the book; it's by Andre Breton and has amour in the title but it doesn't seem to be L'Amour Fou ...


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« Reply #4666 on: April 30, 2018, 10:46:15 AM »
Great find ! Not the same lady on the cover, though  :D

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« Reply #4667 on: April 30, 2018, 01:21:49 PM »
hmm...looks like it was a multi-volume work:




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« Reply #4668 on: April 30, 2018, 02:17:58 PM »
Here.



Is that the most inefficient CD storage unit you've ever seen? Iran must be in tough shape, if sanctions prevented them from ordering a CD cabinet from IKEA and that is the best they could come up with. :)
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« Reply #4669 on: April 30, 2018, 06:16:07 PM »
A collage I made of some of my favorite American composers
“I really would like to go to Marmorkirken. It was there that I heard music for the first time, and that experience is like a heavenly vision for me.” - Rued Langgaard

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« Reply #4670 on: May 01, 2018, 01:26:08 AM »


So there was the catch, my brain went straight for Andre when I read Breton. Thanks!

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« Reply #4671 on: May 01, 2018, 11:20:35 PM »


Yeah, nice shot. And she's holding what appears to be a Minolta 16 or similar.
(Note: to experience the image quality produced by that camera, push tri-x to about 25600, dump in r09 at 1:1, agitate by kicking it around every five minutes, fix for a week or so in kosher salt, dry off using 40 to 60 grit sandpaper, and then finally, glue the resulting negative directly to your eyeballs)

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I like this photo because that child doesn't give a damn about the environment it is in (yet) and also, it could have been me.




The photo is by Nick Hedges. There are other examples of that aspect of his work here - http://www.shelterscotland.org/lifeworthliving

His own site is http://www.nickhedgesphotography.co.uk

I was thinking of putting this in the photography thread, but I believe it deserves a wider audience.
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« Reply #4672 on: May 02, 2018, 04:34:32 AM »
Samuel Barber photographed by Yousuf Karsh:

“I really would like to go to Marmorkirken. It was there that I heard music for the first time, and that experience is like a heavenly vision for me.” - Rued Langgaard

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« Reply #4673 on: May 02, 2018, 04:53:28 AM »
Samuel Barber photographed by Yousuf Karsh:



That's a good shot. :) I hadn't seen it before.
When I think of Karsh it's usually the iconic (in the UK anyway) portrait of Churchill. Or the one of Hemingway wearing the turtleneck with what looks like half a dozen lights on him. ;D
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« Reply #4674 on: May 02, 2018, 05:02:41 AM »
There was a Karsh exhibit at the MFA in Boston during my tenure at the Gift Shop;  it was a constant pleasure.
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« Reply #4675 on: May 02, 2018, 05:08:35 AM »
Samuel Barber photographed by Yousuf Karsh:



He looks a bit like Sean Connery in that photo...
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« Reply #4676 on: May 02, 2018, 05:13:56 AM »
There was a Karsh exhibit at the MFA in Boston during my tenure at the Gift Shop;  it was a constant pleasure.

I bet it was. :)
And a coincidence with you mentioning the Boston MFA, because on my desk right now -

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« Reply #4677 on: May 02, 2018, 06:21:46 AM »
He looks a bit like Sean Connery in that photo...

The name's Barber. Samuel Barber.
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« Reply #4678 on: May 07, 2018, 05:42:19 PM »
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“I really would like to go to Marmorkirken. It was there that I heard music for the first time, and that experience is like a heavenly vision for me.” - Rued Langgaard

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By Maurice Grosser
Give a man a fire and he is warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he is warm for life.