Friday, August 31, 2012

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Robert Lee Dean, American Embassy, Grosvenor Square, London
Statue of Dwight D. Eisenhower by Robert Lee Dean, 1989
Outside the American Embassy, Grosvenor Square
London, October 2009

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Colonnade

Classical colonnade amd pond, Parc Monceau, Paris
Classical colonnade and pond, Parc Monceau
17e arrondissement
Paris, July 2011

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Capitoline Venus

Venere capitolina, Capitoline Venus, Palazzo Nuovo, Capitoline Museums, Rome
“Venere capitolina” (Capitoline Venus)
Palazzo Nuovo, Capitoline Museums
Rome, May 2011

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Bertolt Brecht

Statue of Bertolt Brecht by Fritz Cremer, Berliner Ensemble, Bertolt-Brecht-Platz, Berlin
Statue of Bertolt Brecht by Fritz Cremer, outside the Berliner Ensemble
Bertolt-Brecht-Platz
Berlin, September 2011

Monday, August 27, 2012

Wards Island Bridge

Wards Island Bridge, 103rd Street Footbridge, Harlem River, Wards Island, New York
Wards Island Bridge (103rd Street Footbridge)
Across the Harlem River to Wards Island
New York, September 2007

Sunday, August 26, 2012

France of the Renaissance

From right to left: “La France à la Renaissance” by Jules Coutan, Pont Alexandre III
“L'Harmonie triomphant de la Discorde” (Harmony triumphing over Discord)
Quadriga by Georges Récipon, Grand Palais
“Renommée des Sciences” (Fame of the Sciences) by Emmanuel Frémiet, Pont Alexandre III
Paris, July 2012

See also: France of Louis XIV - L'Harmonie triomphant - Fame of the Sciences

Saturday, August 25, 2012

In hoc signo vinces

In hoc signo vinces, church of St. Joachim, Prati, Rome
In hoc signo vinces” (In this sign you will conquer)
Chiesa di San Gioacchino in Prati (Church of St. Joachim, Prati)
Via Pompeo Magno
Rome, May 2011

Friday, August 24, 2012

Berlin Potsdamer Platz

Bahnhof Berlin Potsdamer Platz, Berlin Potsdamer Platz station, Berlin
Bahnhof Berlin Potsdamer Platz (Berlin Potsdamer Platz station)
Berlin, September 2011

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Red Church

Red Church” by Eleonora Aguiari, Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London
“Red Church” by Eleonora Aguiari (A red silhouette of the nearby Christ Church)
Bishops Square, Spitalfields
London, October 2009

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Cupidon armé et coeur rouge

Cupidon armé et coeur rouge, armed Cupid and red heart, Ceux qui s'éveillent sont le cauchemard de ceux qui dorment encore, graffiti, Paris
Cupidon armé et coeur rouge (Armed Cupid and red heart)
“Ceux qui s'éveillent sont le cauchemard de ceux qui dorment encore”
(Those who get awake are the nightmare of those still sleeping)
Rue Gozlin, off Boulevard Saint-Germain, 6e arrondissement
Paris, July 2012

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Adriatic Sea

Detail of the fountain of the Adriatic Sea by Ettore Ferrari, Altare della Patria, Altar of the Fatherland, Rome
Detail of the fountain of the Adriatic Sea by Ettore Ferrari
Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland)
Rome, May 2012

Monday, August 20, 2012

Martin Luther

Statue of Martin Luther by Paul Otto, Marienkirche, Berlin
Statue of Martin Luther by Paul Otto, 1893
Marienkirche (St. Mary's Church)
Berlin, September 2011

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Wallenberg Memorial

Hope, memorial to Raoul Wallenberg by Gustav Kraitz, New York
“Hope”, memorial to Raoul Wallenberg by Gustav Kraitz, 1998
First Avenue / 47th Street
New York, September 2008

See also: Raoul Wallenberg (London)

Saturday, August 18, 2012

La Brigitte

La Brigitte” eyewear, rue du Bac, Paris,
“La Brigitte” eyewear, rue du Bac
7e arrondissement
Paris, July 2012

Friday, August 17, 2012

Santa Maria in Trivio

Scenes from the Life of the Virgin by Antonio Gherardi
“Scenes from the Life of the Virgin” by Antonio Gherardi, 1670
Santa Maria in Trivio
Piazza dei Crociferi, rione Trevi
Rome, May 2012

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Panoramapunkt

Panoramapunkt, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
Panoramapunkt, Potsdamer Platz
Berlin, September 2011

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Raoul Wallenberg

Memorial to Raoul Wallenberg by Philip Jackson, Great Cumberland Place, London
Memorial to Raoul Wallenberg by Philip Jackson, 1997
Great Cumberland Place, City of Westminster
London, October 2009

See also: Wallenberg Memorial (New York)

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Giuseppe Garibaldi

Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi by Vincenzo Cochi, Square Garibaldi, Paris
Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi by Vincenzo Cochi, 1907
Square Garibaldi, 15e arrondissement
Paris, July 2012

See also: Garibaldi in Rome - Garibaldi - Garibaldi in Venice

Monday, August 13, 2012

Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Monument to Gian Lorenzo Bernini by Ettore Ferrari, Via delle Mercede, Rome
Monument to Gian Lorenzo Bernini by Ettore Ferrari
Via delle Mercede
Rome, May 2012
Qui
visse e morì
Gianlorenzo Bernini
sovrano dell'arte
al quale si chinarono
riverenti
papi, principi, popoli
(Here
lived and died
Gianlorenzo Bernini,
sovereign of art
before whom
popes, princes, and peoples
reverently bowed)

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Klio

Klio (Clio) by Albert Wolff, Nikolaikirchplatz, Nikolaiviertel, Berlin
“Klio” (Clio, the muse of history) by Albert Wolff
Nikolaikirchplatz, Nikolaiviertel
Berlin, September 2011

Saturday, August 11, 2012

David Blaine

Dive of Death, David Blaine, Central Park, New York
David Blaine in “Dive of Death
Wollman Rink, Central Park
New York, September 2008

See also: Dive of Death - Above the Below

Friday, August 10, 2012

Bees Hotel

Hôtel à Abeilles, Bees Hotel, Jardin des Plantes, Paris
Hôtel à Abeilles (Bees Hotel), Jardin des Plantes
5e arrondissement
Paris, July 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Apotheosis of Saint Louis

Apotheosis of Saint Louis, ceiling fresco by Charles-Joseph Natoire, San Luigi dei Francesi, church of St. Louis of the French, Rome
“Apotheosis of Saint Louis”, ceiling fresco by Charles-Joseph Natoire
San Luigi dei Francesi (Church of St. Louis of the French)
Rome, May 2012

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

DZ Bank Building

DZ Bank, Behrenstraße, Berlin
Residential apartments, DZ Bank Building by Frank Gehry
Behrenstraße
Berlin, September 2011

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Halloween in Coventry Street

Halloween in Coventry Street, London
Early Halloween in Coventry Street, City of Westminster
London, October 2009

Monday, August 6, 2012

Les autres

L'enfer, c'est les autres, Hell is other people, graffiti, avenue de Verdun, passage Com K10, Paris
L'enfer, c'est les autres (Hell is other people)
Graffiti quoting “Huis Clos” (No Exit) by Jean-Paul Sartre
Avenue de Verdun / Passage Com K10
10e arrondissement, Paris, July 2012

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Nicolas Poussin

Monument to Nicolas Poussin, donated by Chateaubriand
Bust by Paul Lemoyne, relief by Louis Desprez
San Lorenzo in Lucina (St Lawrence's at Lucina)
Rome, May 2012

Saturday, August 4, 2012

Der Rufer

Der Rufer, The Caller or The Crier by Gerhard Marcks, Straße des 17. Juni, Berlin
“Der Rufer” (The Caller or The Crier) by Gerhard Marcks, 1966
Straße des 17. Juni
Berlin, September 2011

Ich gehe durch die Welt, und rufe “Friede, Friede, Friede”
(I wander through the world, and cry: peace, peace, peace)
I’ vo gridando: pace, pace, pace

Francesco Petrarca
1304-1374

External links: Stentor - Italia mia

Friday, August 3, 2012

Bronze Eagle

Monumental bronze eagle by Albino Manca, East Coast Memorial, Battery Park, New York
Monumental bronze eagle by Albino Manca
East Coast Memorial, Battery Park
New York, September 2007

Thursday, August 2, 2012

Fers

“Fers” (Irons), homage to Général Alexandre Dumas by Driss Sans-Arcidet (Musée Khômbol), 2009
Place du Général-Catroux (Place des Trois Dumas), 17e arrondissement
Paris, July 2011

See also: D'Artagnan - Alexandre Dumas, fils

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Arch of Constantine

Arch of Constantine, Arco di Costantino, Rome
The Arch of Constantine, seen from the Via Triumphalis
Rome, May 2011