A Painterly World Press Photo Winner
A woman hugs a wounded relative inside a mosque used as a hospital during clashes in Sana, Yemen on Oct. 15, 2011
Chieko Matsukawa shows her daughter’s graduation certificate in the debris in Higashi-Matsushima, Japan. April 3, 2011
Maria, a drug addict and sex worker, in between clients in a room she rents in Kryvyi Rig, Ukraine. August 31, 2011
Tahani, in pink, who married her husband Majed when she was 6 and he was 25, with former classmate Ghada, also a child bride, outside their mountain home in Hajjah, Yemen. June 10, 2010
“I’ve memorized all the fish in the sea
I’ve memorized each opportunity strangled
I remember awakening one morning
and finding everything smeared with the color of forgotten love
and I’ve memorized
— Charles Bukowski, “Memory”
• 20 March 2012 • 2 notes
Odd Shadows in a Sunny Land
Demolition derby drivers, Hialeah. 1982.
Funeral industry convention, Miami Beach. 1975
South Beach pier. 1977
South Miami Beach. 1990.
Key West. 1971
• 1 February 2012
Building an Archive From the Rubble
Crack house rules. Brooklyn, 1989-90.
Crack spot. Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn, 1989-90.
Rooftop warning. Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, 1989-90.
Apartment with temporary shoring. Brooklyn, 1989-90.
• 23 January 2012 • 1 note
Hold on Tight
A man, a boy, a hug in Seville, Spain (Via)
"there are worse things than
but it often takes decades
to realize this
and most often
when you do
it’s too late
and there’s nothing worse
— Charles Bukowski, “oh yes”
From war all the time: poems, 1981-1984
• 22 January 2012 • 2 notes