This Tumblr site shows the aftermath of fatalities, from a woman seemingly sleeping in the folds of a car roof after throwing herself off the the top of the Empire State Building, to the slumped body of gangster Bugsy Seagal shot through the eye, to the bloody back seat of the limousine JFK took his last ride in. Because they are nearly all black and white and far away in time, they are not as gory as you might first think.
An epic video for an epic track. Kanye West lays down the beats and the remarkable Marco Brambilla turns asymmetry into symmetry. The video is as populated as the Sistine Chapel ceiling, so much so that you can not take it in all in in one viewing or even two, but you need to see […]
This was the first site dedicated to the one of the masters of fashion photography, Guy Bourdin, who worked French Vogue for almost 30 years. Before it, there was literally only three of his pictures on the internet and it looked as if he had been totally forgotten. Now it seems he is more famous than when he was alive. My favourite photos have always been the shoe campaigns he shot over many years for Charles Jourdan.
This is exactly as described: a wonderful ambiguity. In cityscapes with oblique lighting and long shadows, almost lit like a film noire set, strangers are caught going about their business but in such a mysterious way that the pictures throw up curious narratives. They are nearly all black and white, and some are by the masters of reportage. But there are also many great photographs by people you would never have heard of.
At first sight I thought these trees were a Photoshop confection, but nature is often more ingenious than the human imagination. What looks like dirty candy floss is actually spider webs, where they climbed trees to escape the recent Pakistan floods.
All the trash of modern pop culture heaped in one place, Flash Glam Trash shows stuff like stills from long forgotten cult films, memes like people emulating the David Bowie lightening flash, Micky Mouse ears, or the documentary pictures of a man who photographs prostitutes. Sign up and add your contribution to the mire.