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art, thoughts, ideas, and revelations:
Portland, OR

Be like the fox
who makes more tracks than necessary,
some in the wrong direction.
Practice resurrection.

—Wendell Berry (via growing-orbits)

7.7.14

7.7.14

June 25: Day 25

June 25: Day 25

todaysdocument:

The Real Monuments Men

American GIs hand-carry paintings down the steps of the Neuschwanstein castle under the supervision of Capt. James Rorimer. NARA photo: 239-RC-14-5

The major motion picture, The Monuments Men, is set to debut in theaters nationwide. The movie tells the story of the men and women from the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFA&A) Section of the Allied Expeditionary Forces. Made up of art historians, museum curators, archivists, and architects, these “Monuments Men,” as they came to be called, were assigned to protect Europe’s cultural heritage. As World War II engulfed the continent, that task became exceedingly difficult…  
Read more via Media Matters » The Real Monuments Men

todaysdocument:

The Real Monuments Men

American GIs hand-carry paintings down the steps of the Neuschwanstein castle under the supervision of Capt. James Rorimer. NARA photo: 239-RC-14-5

The major motion picture, The Monuments Men, is set to debut in theaters nationwide. The movie tells the story of the men and women from the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives (MFA&A) Section of the Allied Expeditionary Forces. Made up of art historians, museum curators, archivists, and architects, these “Monuments Men,” as they came to be called, were assigned to protect Europe’s cultural heritage. As World War II engulfed the continent, that task became exceedingly difficult…  

Read more via Media Matters » The Real Monuments Men

naturepunk:

Adventures with Brother, Yellowtulipfinch, and his lovely lady in the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest of Oregon. Images by NaturePunk.