Posts Tagged ‘collecting’

Maybe Not.

I saw a book about this place a few weeks ago and     thought it looked interesting. I kept meaning to look   it up and now that I have, I’m not so sure.  I get grossed out by people just talking about weird medical stuff. Not sure  how I’d handle the real thing. Not to fear, though, kids under six get in for free!


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I should for sure have some feminist beef with these. Oh well.


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Strange Maps.

I just love that there are folks who do stuff like this, and then share it with us.

City Maps As A Rorschach Test

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I stumbled across this site this morning, and can’t stop looking at it. People are beautiful.

Mirrors. Photographs from the Arkansas State Prison 1915-1937. #158

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The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations' Millenium General Assembly

The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations’ Millenium General Assembly, James Hampton


I saw this for the first time a few years ago and it just about made my face melt off. I saw it again last week and I got a bit weepy again. James Hampton was a janitor who built this at night, in secret, entirely out of found objects. It took him fourteen years. This website isn’t the cutest, but if you dig deep enough it just might make you all melty too. Then someone write a movie about his life, okay?

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San Isidro, Labrador

San Isidro, Labrador, J. Michael Walker

It seems that J. Michael Walker loves my city as much as I do. He went to all the streets in Los Angeles named after saints, and made art for each one. And pulled it off really, really well. Below are two examples, San Jose Street and St. Alban’s Street. The exhibit was at the Autry, and now is at the cathedral downtown. Go!

San Jose StreetSt. Albans Street






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