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Month: February 2021

‘A Photograph Has to Be Like Music’

Will on Chevy, Nashville, TN. 1971. © John Simmons, ASC “One thing that injustice has done to me is it hasn’t made me bitter but want to create a better picture, you know?” said John Simmons, on a phone call…

The case for … never demolishing another building

The construction industry is wasteful and creates huge CO2 emissions. But what if new buildings had to be adapted and resused or built only with materials already available? Guardian Cities is concluding with ‘The case for …”, a series of…

London family home blends art, craft and bespoke design details

This Victorian house just off busy King’s Road has been given a makeover by interior design Shalini Misra. The London home is a four-storey period residence featuring a mock Tudor frontage and set within a conservation area. And while it may feel like the…

Art

When Artists and Scientists Team Up

Nebula, after Williamina Fleming, 2016, Lia Halloran. From a series tracing overlooked contributions of women in astronomy since antiquity, this work references the contributions of Williamina Patton Stevens Fleming, who is credited with discovering the Horsehead Nebula in 1888. Part…

How to Preserve a Piece of Abolitionist History

Fugitive Slave Law Convention, Cazenovia, New York, 1850, Ezra Greenleaf Weld. Daguerreotype, 2 5/8 × 2 1/8 in. J. Paul Getty Trust, 84.XT.1582.5. Digital image courtesy of Getty’s Open Content Program In late August 1850, Cazenovia, New York—a small town…

“A 1-Year-Old Dog Equals A 31-Year-Old Human”: Vet Shatters The Long-Standing Belief About “Dog Years”

Pets are an endless source of joy and comfort for many. Some find taking care of a small critter fulfilling, others lean towards dogs that they can be active with, and then there are those who like cats and their…