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Post by azriel on Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:34 pm


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Post by azriel on Sat Jan 20, 2018 8:05 pm


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Post by halfwise on Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:45 pm

Can't resist. I've glimpsed the golden toilet in the Guggenheim, but didn't realize one could use it. If I had known it was a temporary exhibit I would have lined up for it.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/guggenheim-offered-trumps-gold-toilet-lieu-van-gogh-232413244.html

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Post by azriel on Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:41 pm

Ugh, ugly & crass. What happened to elegant & genteel ? And what sort of cleaner for it would you use ? Cuz I'm sure Limescale cleaner would not do it any good !

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Post by azriel on Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:06 pm



View of Manhattan 1944 ( apparently )

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Post by azriel on Sun Jan 28, 2018 6:15 pm



Woolworth Building, New York, 1926.

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Post by halfwise on Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:05 pm

Some of those buildings in the first picture are pretty modern looking for 1944, but I'm struggling to recognize the exact location.

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Post by Eldorion on Sun Jan 28, 2018 7:35 pm

That looks like the Rockefeller Center in the top right of the first image, if I'm not mistaken.
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Post by halfwise on Sun Jan 28, 2018 8:14 pm

Never seen it from that angle.  Had to search a bit to find a proper shot, but yes, you are correct!

Somehow I thought it dated from 1950...

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Post by Eldorion on Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:46 am

I also looked up some photos to try to confirm, but it's the line formed by the setbacks of the side portion when seen against the rest of the building that gave it away. Has always stood out to me for some reason. The Daily News Building has something similar but with fewer individual "steps".
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Post by azriel on Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:51 pm


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Post by Amarië on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:02 pm

Oooookey... We have living Barbie dolls, so I assume this is Ken?

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Post by halfwise on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:07 pm

Does he coat his calves with mineral oil or something?

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Post by Mrs Figg on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:30 pm

do his goolies hurt?

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Post by malickfan on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:37 pm

Ouch, that looks rather painful, but his blank stare at the camera is almost as off putting.

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Post by azriel on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:38 pm

By now I don't reckon he has goolies Razz Its waaaay past oil on those bad boys Smile

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Post by azriel on Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:41 pm

Just for you Amarie Smile


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Post by Amarië on Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:56 am

Oh dear... At first glance I through it was someone wanting to be a Hobbit movie elf... that's Tauriel's brother Taurion for sure.

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Post by azriel on Wed Feb 07, 2018 12:23 pm

Laughing Laughing Nod

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Post by azriel on Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:08 pm


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Post by halfwise on Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:21 pm

Those are amazing! I wish they listed the locations.

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Post by azriel on Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:25 pm

Yeah, that was a let down. I spose you could look each one up ? a bit time consuming tho.

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Post by Forest Shepherd on Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:52 pm

Kind of gimmicky though, aren't they? At least presented in that way.

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Post by halfwise on Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:01 pm

Of course they're gimmicky. What other reason to do it? It's performance art. And damn fine work, I must say.

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