These sad images are of a Berlin zoo taken by photographer Elias Hassos. These depressed and downright lifeless animals are clearly in emotional distress living in small cages. – And this is Berlin zoo – one of the worlds most highly commended. Many zoo’s around the world are trying to adopt recommended practices to make the life of their animals much more enjoyable but it just doesn’t seem to be enough.
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A man walks in front of a detail of the giant painting ‘Berlin Red’ created between 1969-1970 by Sam Francis, and a woman looks to the artwork Untitled (Venice) created in 1967 by Lee Mullican, during a press preview of the exhibition ‘Pacific Standard Time’ in Berlin. The exhibition offers viewers a primer on three decades of Los Angeles’ art scene and stems from a decade of research. (Markus Schreiber/Associated Press) Continue reading »