The filing cabinet was critical to the information infrastructure of 20th-century nation states and financial systems. Like most infrastructure, it was usually overlooked or forgotten. Read on Places JournalThe Filing Cabinet — Places Journal
For half a century Hans Haacke has devoted his art practice to unsparing critiques of wealthy and powerful institutions. His work has never been more relevant.
Read on Places Journal …A System Is Not Imagined — Places Journal
J.B. Jackson’s 1976 essay on the evolution of the American garage displays his rare ability to combine deep erudition with eloquent and plainspoken analysis.
Citation: “The Domestication of the Garage,”: Introduction by Jeffrey Kastner. Archival text by J.B. Jackson, “The Domestication of the Garage,” Places Journal, February 2019. Accessed 07 Feb 2019. https://placesjournal.org/article/j-b-jackson-the-domestication-of-the-garage/
Photography is a ship carrying light and space and heading toward the future. Read on Places Journal
Sometimes you see a picture and you can tell that something’s missing, but you don’t know what it is …
Or you could try to fill the emptiness with something you love, as I love Walker Percy’s renderings in The Moviegoer:
The street looks tremendous. People on the far side seem tiny and archaic, dwarfed by the great sky and the windy clouds like pedestrians in old prints.