I’m so torn between wanting to read shit on nosleep rn and knowing that if I do I literally won’t sleep at all…
I BOUGHT 3 DISPOSABLES FOR MY TRIP TO MEXICO I’M SO EXCITED
Just in time for the World Cup, the UK-based artist has transformed this waste into an eye-catching photo series, called Penalty, which aims to raise awareness about marine plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Arranged against black, the colorful, sea-gnarled balls resemble galaxies of waste. Viewed abstractly, the images are simply beautiful. But they take on a more sinister aspect when you realize they represent just a tiny fraction of the pollution clogging our oceans.
HAHAHAHA SOMETIMES MY MOTHER IS THE WORST
Happy birthday to Christo! Hope you get some impeccably wrapped gifts today.
Above are samples of fabric used by Christo and Jeanne-Claude to create some of their most famous projects (including wrapping the Reichstag and Pont Neuf). These pieces were found by our AV archivist, Megan while processing the papers of Christo and Jeanne-Claude biographer, Burt Chernow.
Burt Chernow papers, [ca. 1930-1997], Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.