Western United States In The 1960s: Colorful Life In The American West 50 Years Ago Through Amazing Found Photos

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These amazing found slides captured colorful life in the American West during the 1960s. Continue reading »

The Surreal Desert Landscapes Of The United States Of America

The barren landscapes of the south-western US provided inspiration for photographer David Clapp. He visited Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona as part of his project on other-worldy locations, with surreal results.

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A yucca plant at moonrise in the sand of White Sand National Monument in Alamogordo, New Mexico. (Photo by David Clapp/Barcroft Images) Continue reading »

It’s The United States Of Air-Merica

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Pilot Jassen Todorov from San Francisco spent three weeks flying across eight states in a 1976 Piper Warrior plane to capture the this shots – from deep craters in Arizona’s red desert and the swamps and wetlands in Florida and Louisiana, that look like they could be on alien planets, to freeways and stretches of suburban Texas. Continue reading »

John & Wolf: A Dude And His Husky Bumbling Around The United States

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They are known as man’s best friend and to John Stortz, his dog is also the ultimate travel companion. Continue reading »

United States Map Made from Thousands of Wood Matches by Claire Fontaine

U.S.A. (burnt/unburnt) is a 2011 installation by Paris-based artist Claire Fontaine constructed from thousands of green matches that were inserted into a wall at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art as part art of “Evidence of Bricks” at the 2011 Time-Based Art Festival. Fontaine has made somewhat of a name for herself with her match installations and flaming geography, most recently completing a similar U.S.A. map at Queens Nails Gallery in San Francisco. Unlike the installation in Portland above, the Queens Nails artwork was actually set on fire, and while it may not have gone exactly as intended, the final post-flame artwork is impressive nonetheless. Photographs for PICA by Dan Kvitka. Continue reading »

Giant Model of the United States Capitol

Johannes Dengis prepares a model of the United States Capitol on display in a park in Lichtenstein, Germany. The cultural park has about 100 miniature buildings. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press)