Erwin Kneihsl - Untitled (Sea), 2010
Anne Carson, Economy of the Unlost (via invisiblestories)
…Among the ways to express this in other tongues are Swedish svartsjuka, literally “black-sick,” from phrase bara svarta strumpor ”wear black stockings,” also “be jealous.” Danish skinsyg ”jealous,” literally “skin-sick,” is from skind “hide, skin” said to be explained by Swedish dialectal expression fa skinn ”receive a refusal in courtship.”
While the most famous images to come out of the Great Depression, such as Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” photographs, seem to have been focused on the people upon whom the Depression came crashing down, the prominent images of our tough times seem to focus on the buildings hardest hit. Whereas those Depression-era images force us to see the human struggle, some have argued the images of today, ubiquitously known as “ruin porn,” allow the viewer to disconnect the human consequences from these dilapidated and abandoned buildings. Keep reading.
from an amazing series of Decayed Daguerreotypes from The Public Domain Review