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Wild Animals Invade the Supermarket

Saturday 01.12.2013 , Posted by

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If human life disappeared from our planet, like in Alan Weisman’s The World Without Us, wild animals would be welcome to peruse our grocery stores. This hilarious collection of photographs by Indonesian photographer Agan Harahap shows wild animals out of their natural or pseudo-natural zoo environments in a human territory where we never expect to see them. Harahap says, “Garden Fresh series investigates the shifting boundaries between humans and animals in today‚Äôs environment and the complex relationship between art and nature.” [Read more…]


Visual Bits #347 > A Love For Vintage

Monday 12.31.2012 , Posted by

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It’s History! Superheroes in Old War Photos

Sunday 05.06.2012 , Posted by

History really could use more superheroes. In the crazy times we’ve witnessed in the last century, from revolutions galore, to the World Wars and nations wielding nuclear power, the thought of having someone super powered standing guard is a welcome thought. These photos bring that reality to life, placing superheroes in iconic vintage photographs alongside famous figures from history — Heinrich Himmler getting a lecture from Captain America, Superman protecting art treasures from looters and Batman looking over the shoulder of Fidel Castro. It’s not all perfect though… it seems you get your super villains along with your heros. Darth Vader hangs out at the meeting of Yalta with Stalin, FDR and Winston Churchill and the Joker messes with the SS. [Read more…]