The following is a trio of images that caught my imagination for their quality and content. Coincidentally they also happen to be from my native land.
On June 15, 2016, in the wake of a mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, Senator Chris Murphy, Democrat of Connecticut, launched a filibuster in the United States Senate, promising to hold the floor “for as long as I can” or until Congress acts on gun control legislation.
Murphy formally yielded the floor, ending the filibuster, at 2:11 a.m. EDT the following day, after 14 hours and 50 minutes. The entire 14-hour and 50-minute filibuster, was broadcast by C-SPAN.
One year ago, what has changed?
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LONDON — A new exhibition of Joel Meyerowitz’s groundbreaking street photography traces his fascinating evolution from black and white (‘back there’) to colour (‘obvious’). Of the examples given here is my selection.
Photograph: all photographs © Joel Meyerowitz courtesy Beetles + Huxle.
Joel Meyerowitz spent his early days shooting in black and white on the streets of New York alongside Garry Winogrand and Tony Ray-Jones. Joel Meyerowitz: Towards Colour 1962-1978 is at Beetles+Huxley, London, until 24th June.
LONDON (June 11, 2017) — Hundreds stripped off as the World Naked Bike Ride hit London this weekend, aimed at encouraging a ‘vision of a cleaner, safer, body-positive world’.
I can’t imagine Americans ever doing anything like this. I miss England.