Windows create the frames for the dramatic silhouettes of private interior moments.
Silhouette of a Woman / A Maiden at Prayer, about 1899, Gertrude Kasebier. J. Paul Getty Museum. #NowonView At The Window
Eleanor Powell c. 1930s.
Berlin Street Scene by Lesser Ury, 1921
One of the most moving documents to emerge from the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination is a radio broadcast. It’s WGBH’s audio of what was supposed to be just another Friday afternoon concert given by the Boston Symphony Orchestra — which turned into an eloquent elegy for JFK.
I heard this for the first time at work the other day. They have a clip of the performance in a film that’s part of a special exhibit for the anniversary which is tomorrow. It’s really heart wrenching.