Brooklyn-based photographer KangHee Kim goes about digital manipulation in a completely unique way: instead of covering up the manipulations, she illuminates them. With her ongoing series Street Errands, KangHee asks, “what determines the “reality” of a photograph”?
Remember that right here in this moment is all you are guaranteed, and the fact that you are living is what life is all about. So live your life to the fullest, according to your happiness and the betterment of all.
Fragmentary colossal marble head of a youth Greek, Hellenistic period, 2nd century B.C. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Although this extraordinary head has long been known, its function and importance have only recently been understood. The youth, with long curling locks and a brooding expression, was originally part of a draped bust set into a marble roundel almost four feet in diameter. It is probably among the earliest known sculptures of this type (imagines clipeatae) in marble and over life-size in scale. It would have been one of several that adorned the walls of a particular grand space in the gymnasium of ancient Pergamon. He may represent a young god or possibly Alexander the Great. Even in its damaged condition, the head exemplifies the combination of sensitivity and presence characteristic of the finest Hellenistic Pergamene sculpture.