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Thursday, January 20, 2011

North Brother Island, New York


Elizabeth Campbell said...

I love ruins!

Have a look at these:

Also, there was an amazing exhibition on Ellis Island, NY, of the immigration processing centre before it was museumised in the 90s.

Mark Granier said...

I think it was Brodsky (in some interview or other) who referred to ruins as the most persistent form of architecture (or words to that effect).

Ruins and art (photography/painting) were made for each other. I've often stopped the car to check out an abandoned house, such as the following:

Anonymous said...

I have that picture of the William Livingstone House on my fridge. It was in the Observer the other day. Marvellous!