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West African power associations are responsible for an array of arts, including masks, sculptures, and performances. The arts of kómó and kónó , two predominantly male institutions, have captured the attention of museum audiences in Europe and the United States. Communities across western West Africa support the two organizations and many others, including several belonging to women.
The New York City Municipal Archives just released a database of over 870,000 photos from its collection of more than 2.2 million images of New York throughout the 20th century. Their subjects include daily life, construction, crime, city business, aerial photographs, and more. I spent hours lost in these amazing photos, and gathered this group together to give you just a glimpse of what's been made available from this remarkable collection. [ Update - 50 additional photos added: More from NYC . ] [ Update II - Image sizes reduced by request of the NYC Archive. ] [ 53 photos ] Use j/k keys or ←/→ to navigate Choose:
The TED Prize is awarded to an extraordinary individual with a creative and bold vision to spark global change. By leveraging the TED community’s resources and investing $1 million dollars into a powerful idea, the TED Prize supports one wish to inspire the world. Previous Latest News Announcing: 2014 TED Prize Nominations are Open! Our TED Prize winner will have an ambitious wish -- and the vision, pragmatism and leadership to turn it into reality. Make a wish and nominate yourself or someone else. Nominations close on May 31, 2013 at 11:59pm ET.