Iconic on Flickr.
I remember walking past this wall and seeing the side of a decaying building. Now it’s an impressive work of art. A group of large murals have been popping up along the High Line in recent weeks and they’re all very well done. This one is the most colourful that I’ve seen so far. It’s a much more pleasant image to look at rather than another billboard with an advertisement for something I have no interest in.
Cross-Section Tissue of Marram Grass Leaf
… reveals cellular happy smiling faces …
Kevin. Kevin, up here. I need to talk to you.
WHO’S CALLING MY- NO. NO, YOU’RE DEAD! YOU’RE DEAD! I KILLED YOU!
Hello again, Kevin. We have unfinished business you and I.
A red-eyed tree frog
Photograph: Megan Lorenz / Rex Features/Rex Features
Zweistromland / Land of Two Rivers
installation, mixed media, 1985-1989
[…] Throughout his career Kiefer was a maker of books, one-of-a-kind works like medieval manuscripts. His most monumental expression of this interest is “The High Priestess/Zweistromland/Land of Two Rivers”. This sculpture consists of two bookcases (labeled after the rivers Tigris and Euphrates) containing about two hundred lead books, all on a superhuman scale. Some of the books were blank; others contained such things as obscure photographs of clouds or dried peas. It was a many layered work dealing with the artifacts of knowledge. […] *