|17 May 2017|
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foregrounding their stagecraft the creators of the space remained true
to John Ruskin's dictum that missing historical elements should not be
replaced by modern simulations, whose aim is to fool the
unsuspecting into thinking everything they see is the real, historical
thing itself--as is the case of the extensively reconstructed facade of
the Basilica of San Marco, for example, and in most other famous sites of Venice as well. But in this case they did so with a sense of
whimsy (not really discernible in these photos) that Ruskin would never
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|24 April 2017|
I remember being interested in the interpersonal dynamics of the above image when I took it, and originally posted it, but somewhere along the way of the last 5 years I'd forgotten all about it.
The above is a newly re-cropped and slightly reprocessed image, and the below is a tight crop that I haven't posted before.
Whatever, if anything, is to be made of the image I happily leave entirely to the viewer.