January 4, 2014
No Single Point of View
I found this newswire photo particularly refreshing given how sure people tend to seem these days.
• Everyone admires a virtuoso performance. Shades of Escher or Turrell, it’s one sweet example of positive/negative space.
• To the extent cities oppress, a portal’s a little thrilling, a little soothing.
• It’s got that sci-fi twist also. The day the starship came to town.
• And then, top, bottom or side, it’s a window.
Via Phil Bicker’s always interesting Pictures of the Week gallery at Lightbox.
(photo: Alex Ogle—AFP/Getty Images. caption: Jan. 2, 2014. Apartment blocks form a symmetrical pattern in Hong Kong.)