Let’s try something different
Lazurite on Marble with small crystals of Pyrite
Natural Casts of Four Plants, 1540-50. Silver cast. Nuremberg. German National Museum
Art approaching and emulating Nature becomes strikingly evident when the artist does not use a self-sculpted model for the metal casting, but rather real animals and plants. The Nuremberg goldsmith Wenzel Jamnitzer was famous for this procedure. GNM
Invasive Species | Dillon Marsh
In 1996 a palm tree appeared almost overnight in a suburb of Cape Town.This was the world’s first ever disguised cell phone tower. Since then these trees have spread across the city, South Africa and the rest of the world.
Invasive Species explores the relationship between the environment and the disguised towers of Cape Town and its surrounds.
Book sale find, laminated pages
Seventy years ago, on June 6, 1944, two American servicemen—preparing for the D-Day landing—attached a miniature life vest to a puppy. This Kodachrome footage was, I believe, captured by Hollywood director George Stevens or by a member of his U.S. Army Signal Corps film unit. [x]
We have no way of knowing if these men—or their puppy—made it home or even survived the day.
Dillon Marsh photographs disguised cell towers in Cape Town and its surrounds: Invasive Species.
(via Studio 360)