New York World’s Fair, 1964. This is one of Winogrand’s most iconic images. There’s a heroic classicism to the way he shot these women, as if they were muses or minor deities—the Goddesses of Gossip, Exhaustion, Flirtation, and so on. Or maybe this is Da Vinci’s last supper, reenacted by teenagers in Flushing Meadows. (x)
FUN WITH LIPIDS
We’ve just published our Insight on Lipids and Disease, with a fun cover by Jasiek Krzysztofiak (of the Nature art team).
It’s a really lovely bit of abstract art. (Fans of anthropomorphism can imagine the lipids at an 80’s dance night. Not that I am endorsing this view!)