It was Eyal Weizman’s collaboration with fellow architects and geopolitical theorists Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti that first caught my attention years ago and incited my enduring admiration.
Bradford Morrow discusses his novel, Trinity Fields, growing up in the post-atomic era, and the themes of life and death in Los Alamos.
The week before the atom bomb dropped by accident on Mars Bluff, we’d made Plaster of Paris atoms in science class; with neutrons, protons, and electrons, that circled around on different color mobile strings tied to the overhead fluorescent lights.
James Rosenquist, one of the key American Pop Artists, has been making and showing his paintings for several decades. His early ’60s work, like that of Warhol and Lichtenstein, provides a seductive but critical mirror image of the mass media.
Photograph, titled Site of the First Self-sustaining Controlled Nuclear Chain Reaction December 2, 1942; Chicago, Illinois, by James Welling.