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Is this what its come to, the world economic disaster and the problem of the have’s vs. have-nots so unsolvable our last chance is divine intervention?
(photo: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images caption: A man walks past graffiti displayed on a building on December 6, 2011 in Athens, Greece. Graffiti artists throughout the city are expressing the effects of austerity measures that have plagued the community as Greece continues to struggle in debt while lawmakers today are set to pass next year’s budget.)
Via Charlotte Observer.
This is just too weird.
Twenty-six foot “Forever Marilyn” — the erotic asphyxiation edition?
”Forever Marilyn” is a sculpture by Seward Johnson that was unveiled on Friday July 15, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The stainless steel and aluminum sculpture which stands 26 feet tall and weighs 34,000 pound will remain on display in Chicago through the spring of 2012.
Bag’s Take-Away:The Economist News of the World cover is particularly evocative. Did you think “gutter” or “down the gutter” even before you read this sentence?
Bag’s Take-Away:I want to move to Portland. Not because I like vegetables so much, but I just want to live somewhere where this kind of stuff goes mostly unnoticed.
(art direction: Justin Morrison)
Bag’s Take-Away:Sure, you can go a thousand ways with this. Perhaps one thing it captures, though, in this manic/”ADD” culture of ours, is an obsession with the future and the past, as if — short of a mashup — it’s impossible to be in “the now.”
Unless this guy finds a ladder, suggests Japan (up north) might never be whole again.
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