This graphic popped up unaccompanied on my FB news feed this morning. For lot's of information look here
and stay tuned.
You can find an amusing "obituary" for facts here
. It doesn't hurt that the essay works by mocking Florida Congressman Allen West. And even if it is a sad day, it is difficult to feel badly for those left behind: "Facts is survived by two brothers, Rumor and Innuendo, and a sister, Emphatic Assertion."
There is an appreciative essay on Allan Sekula's new work here
at The Guardian.
Really smart and
relentlessly decent are, in my experience, a rare combination in a single person. At Crooked Timber
, this post
contains a link to a series of very touching and insightful comments offered at an Oxford memorial service for the late G.A. Cohen who seems to have been among the rare.
There is a new book
out with the self explanatory title Photographs Not Taken: A Collection of Photographers' Essays.
You can find a review here
at The Guardian
. Many of the contributions are by photographers whose work I very much admire. And, speaking of smart and decent, you can find an excerpt from Nina Berman's contribution here
at The New Yorker
Labels: Allan Sekula, Bullshit, GA Cohen, May Day, Nina Berman, OWS, politics