Oooh, this is gonna make some folks cringe. If the point of spending all that transportation money is to create jobs then maybe we’re not doing the right thing? Bike paths for the win.
Is this the modern interpretation of the cafe racer? A striped down, almost purpose‐built bike with outsider street cred? No. It is a street fighter — the bike class that has replaced the cafe racer as the mad man’s built to suit machine. I have to agree with the commenters on this one though. The Scoop maybe very pretty but it is not as advertised on the package.
Yes, I have a serious case of idol worship when it comes to Shiny Kimura. Anything I can find that offers an insight into his artistic mind is catnip. Today’s dose, an interview and photo set from Paul at Vintagent.
Throughout history the sudden appearance and disappearance of features and figures in the night sky have been taken as portents and omens. I can’t wait to see what happens when Betelgeuse goes super nova. The sky will suddenly seem to have a second sun in it. Could be as early as, well, like today. Okay 640 years ago but interstellar telegraph system being what it is we won’t know until this evening at the earliest. Or it could be another million years or so. Still something to look forward to, no?
Art, Images, and Design
It’s Monday, I’m in the mood to gut something and leave steaming piles of entrails about the place to frighten and confuse the interns…
The first time you see one of these words folded into, or is that out of, a book, you think wow, that’s so cool. About the fifth image you yawn. But still, everyone should get to have the first — oh wow.
Seven Irving Penn portraits. I never tire of Penn’s work. No matter how many times I have seen an image it always says something more to me the next time. This Selvedge Yard piece is a nice introduction to Penn’s work that ends with the artist’s words. “In portrait photography there is something more profound we seek inside a person, while being painfully aware that a limitation of our medium is that the inside is recordable only so far as it is apparent on the outside.’