Hikers pause along the Lost Coast Trail to take in the beauty of the Bureau of Land Management’s King Range National Conservation Area in northern California. Learn more about this unit of BLM’s Conservation System here.
Photo: Bob Wick - Bureau of Land Management
Sometimes considered “three parks in one,” Big Bend National Park in West Texas includes mountain, desert, and river environments. An hour’s drive can take you from the banks of the Rio Grande to a mountain basin nearly a mile high. Here, you can explore one of the last remaining wild corners of the United States, and experience unmatched sights, sounds, and solitude.
Photo: National Park Service
Shirin Neshat, Bahram from the series “Villains,” 2012.
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Iranian-American artist Shirin Neshat, who joins me to discuss the art she’s made in response to Iran’s Green Revolution and to the Arab Spring. An exhibition of that new work, titled “The Book of Kings,” is on view at New York’s Barbara Gladstone Gallery through February 11.
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As morning dawns on a quiet suburb, a fleet of slugs prepares to attack. The spoils of war are in the soil, most notably a delicious flower guarded by a gardener intent on keeping her plants safe from pests.
Slug Invasion is the first of six thesis films to be released by our friends at The Animation Workshop in Denmark. We’ve teamed up with this phenomenal school and will feature five more films from the class of 2012 in the coming weeks. Keep your eyes peeled for more animated adventures!
Meet Mr. Toilet | Jessica Yu by Focus Forward Films
For those without access to a simple toilet, poop can be poison. Businessman-turned-sanitation-superhero Jack Sim fights this oft-neglected crisis affecting 2.6 billion people.