Tuesday, January 13, 2009

"Everything is Ready Now"

Étienne-Léopold Trouvelot, Direct electric spark obtained with a Ruhmkorff coil or
Wimshurst machine, also known as "Trouvelot Figure"
19th-century photograph; © Musée des arts et métiers,
Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, Paris

from the exhibit Brought to Light: Photography and the Invisible

Eye opening piece by David Brooks in the NY times on the subject of death.
Brooks refers to an amazing essay Born Toward Dying by Richard John Neuhaus

Very moving.

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