Still from the New York Times.
- Tony Schwarz, creator of the masterful “Daisy Ad” that helped LBJ defeat Barry Goldwater and also changed the course of American political campaigning, died Saturday, the NYT reports.
- The world of online photography criticism recently got a whole lot richer with the addition of a new online magazine, 1000 Words, and a great new West coast photography crit blog, That’s A Negative. Check them out–as far as I’m concerned, they’re already required reading.
- Never one to be outdone by the Catholic church, the London Natural History Museum is considering Darwin-inspired proposals for a permanent art installation within its walls. See the slideshow here.
- Forget Austin Powers: Alastair Gordon has produced a new book that shows how the ’60s aesthetic, now the brunt of so many jokes, actually represented a revolutionary break from traditional domestic values.
- The glistening and painful-looking miracle of human ovulation, captured for the first time in photographs and on video.