When it comes to feeling proud of an educational facility, campus buildings worldwide play an essential role. Some campus buildings are quite ancient and are easily recognized by taking a quick look at a photograph, while others are relatively unknown to most people. One can encounter true architectural beauty or discover unusual technological innovation on campuses located in a mountainous, picturesque area. Continue reading 10 Most Amazing College Campus Buildings in the World
Philip Perlstein (b. 1924), an artist renowned for his decades -long practice of painting the nude – male and female, solo or in company – has rarely depicted the landscape of the city he calls home. In Entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, Night-Time (1992), he captures the nighttime vista from the window of his New York studio in the West 30s, near the approach to the Lincoln Tunnel. In his typically inventive way, the artist calls attention to the construction of his composition – the red mullian of his window reminds us that we are looking through a deliberately framed view — just as the Mickey Mouse figurine at bottom right is a humorous reminder of the props of an artist’s practice.
Photographed in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.
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On This Date, March 22nd in 1975: Led Zeppelin’s double album Physical Graffiti reached the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the first of six weeks, giving the group its fourth number one album. The album was released one month earlier,on February 24th. The apartment building photographed for the albums’ iconic cover still stands at 96-98 St. Marks Place (East 8th Street) in NYC’s East Village.
Houses of the Holy: 96-98 St. Marks Place (Photographed By Me on July 30th, 2017)