Art within art within art. One of the many reason why we heart New York City. ..Picasso Baby.
Toyo Ito announced as the Pritzker laureate for 2013. He is the 37th recipient, and the 6th Japanese recipient to date. Among other things, Ito has been praised for "infusing his designs with a spiritual dimension, and for the poetics that transcend all of his works."
L(oo)king back, as we look forward, to the great unknowns soon to be discovered by (our) new-found Curiosity (Mars rover). Music is (also) math.
A wildly momentous achievement for all mankind... This solitary moment marks the passage through a threshold to our future. What lies ahead is unknown, and quite unnerving in all it's mysteriousness and anticipation. But, what has taken place is--quite simply--sheer genius. An accomplishment made possible by the joining of so many different minds, backgrounds, races, sexes. Oh yes, ..and a few billion dollars. Though still, it cannot be denied that August 6th was an emotional moment for many--especially for the NASA scientists in this video.
Here's to Curiosity!