Pictures of some brains from the Texas State Mental Hospital. (Not for the squemish.)
"I walked into a storage closet filled with approximately one-hundred human brains, none of them normal, taken from patients at the Texas State Mental Hospital. The brains sat in large jars of fluid, each labeled with a date of death or autopsy, a brief description in Latin, and a case number."
“Honestly, some of it came from watching the closing of the remake of ‘Starsky & Hutch,’ ” Mr. Porter said on a recent afternoon in his studio.
[NYTimes link] “They do one of those jumps over the crest of a hill, and it froze, and the lens flared over the hood. And I thought, that’s the picture I’d like to make
[NYTimes Slideshow], but I don’t have the budget or the resources to actually stage it.” More photos
without Flash. His gallery page
A Flickr set of real and imagined warning signs.
Wellcome Image Awards 2012
"Wellcome Images is the world's leading source of images of medicine and its history, from ancient civilisation and social history to contemporary healthcare, biomedical science and clinical medicine. More than 180 000 images ranging from manuscripts, rare books, archives and paintings to X-rays, clinical photography and scanning electron micrographs are available on the Wellcome Images website." (Previously
) [cortex, is that you
Photographs by Thomas Jackson of strange moments in the life of a robot. [more inside]
Je suis Winnie l'Ourson (I am Winnie the Pooh).
Pictures of superheroes and icons living their other lives.
Portrait with Catfish.
Pictures of people and their large catfish. [more inside]
Hedging the Apocalypse:
Dornith Doherty’s documentary images of seed-saving facilities.
Photographs of some of William Burroughs things by Peter Ross.
A short interview
with Ross about photographing the stuff. (The other picture collections on Ross's site, are worth looking at, too. (Eg., brains
Photographs of flocking birds by Richard Barnes.Boids.
A program by Craig Reynolds modeling emergent behavior. Swarm.
A platform and wiki for agent-based modelers.
Magnum photos of previous Tours de France.
A Flash (Friday) evocative photo essay of Tours gone by. With soothing accordian music and light narration to help you forget your doping woes.
The 10th day? A day of rest. Thank goodness for Caroline Yang's TdF photos.
Ever wondered why McEwan rides so hard to stay in Green
? What Ukrainian joy
looks like? When you can wear socks with sandals
? She's also got some decent shots of speed skating
(oh, and real blood sports, like weddings
Dick Waterman takes photographs of musicians. Choose a genre from the menu at the top of the page.
, Waterman captured Baez crying because Dylan was ignoring her. In this photo of Rev. Gary Davis
, Waterman shows Davis sleeping with his guitar held vertically on his lap. And check out young John Fahey with Son House
.This gallery of Seven Guitars
was connected to Angus Wilson's play of the same name. My favorite is Elizabeth Cotten
. Here's an NPR interview with Waterman
Faces of Science, a collection of portraits of scientists is on display
at the New York Academy of Sciences
through Oct. 14. (Click the 'View Gallery' link underneath the bookcover). Mariana Cook
, who took the portraits, has also had them displayed in The Guardian
, and at the BioAgenda Institute
(where they scroll by to the left of the screen). [Also be sure to check out the previous webgalleries
at the NYAS. The Art of Science Fiction
, and Hothouse Contemporary Floras
are both good examples of their cool shows, as is One of a Kind