Geoffrey Johnson’s human figures fade into almost transparent urban scapes. His paintings successfully capture the alluring space between abstraction and realism.
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In the last 80 days, a small army of miniature 3-D printed Karlie Kloss dolls have traveled the world over, clocking up enough air miles and sporting enough head-turning fashion to leave Phileas Fogg and his hot-air balloon in the dust.
A hétköznapi dolgok bája – a National Geographic archívumából. // The charm of ordinary things – from the archives of National Geographic.
Frozen walleye pike kiss the snow in Mille Lacs, Minnesota, 1959.
A balloon vendor runs across a road with a trailing mass of balloons in Buenos Aires, November 1921.
Mexicans moving a home along the river highway in Texas.
Loggers and the giant Mark Twain redwood cut down in California, 1892.
A boy between two mounted lobsters caught off the New Jersey coast, February 1915.
A man and his dog on the Overhanging Rock in Yosemite National Park, May 1924.
A welder works on cowls for liberty ships in California, 1942.
Sundown silhouettes a sugar harvester descending a toddy palm tree in Cambodia, October 1964.
A wrecked Zeppelin sits ashore in Mison, France, 1918.
Smiling young woman holds chick above chicken-filled incubator drawer in Arkansas, July 1944.
Women pose in front of their surfboards on Waikiki beach in Honolulu, November 1938.
Free calisthenics lessons are given daily for beach visitors in Long Island, New York, 1939.
Women pose with huge rubber tires made to use in Antarctica, February 1940.
Chinese cyclists ride their bicycles through a square in Chengdu, July 1981.
Two girls sit in front of an apple display in the shape of a turkey in West Virginia, 1939.
North Korean school girls practice playing accordions, August 1974.
Women bask in the sun beside oil pumps, Padre Island, Texas. April 1980.
A women’s water ski team lifts skis while being towed at 23 mph on Darts Lake in New York, 1956.
Women enjoy the benefits of a heated whirlpool in Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1973.
Children circle around an ultraviolet lamp to get a dose of vitamin D in Murmansk, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, August 1977
Sons of lumberjacks try to upset one another on rolling log in Hayward, Wisconsin, Feburary 1957.
Two girls dressed as lobsters participate in the Lobster Festival in Rockland, Maine, September 1952.
A boy sells lemonade from his front yard stand on Main Street in Aspen, Colorado, 1973.
A woman stands in front of her flower stand on the Rambla in Barcelona, Spain, March 1929.
A little boy is dwarfed by a supersized cabbage in Matanuska Valley, Alaska, July 1959.
Men soak in mineral-laden hot waters of the Rudas Baths in Budapest, Hungary, April 1971.
A married Swiss Guard and his family enjoy a patio pool at their compound in Vatican City, 1985.
Vacationers plummet down a water slide enclosed in plastic in En Gev Kibbutz, Israel, July 1985.
Women sit in a modern chic boutique in Casablanca, 1971.
A lighthouse keeper warns vessels of Margaret Brock Reef in Australia, April 1970.
An amateur orchid grower works in the window of his greenhouse in Silver Spring, Maryland, April 1971.
Skiers relax by a fire at a Stowe dormitory in Vermont, August 1967.
A man sells goldfish in baggies tied to a tree branch in Beirut, Lebanon, February 1983.
Novice nuns play ball at the Santa Catalina Monestary in Arequipa, Peru, 1998.
Girls eat large swirls of cotton candy in Copenhagen, Denmark, January 1963.
A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979.
High school friends enjoy a thermal spring near Gardiner, Montana, April 1997.