At Palais de Tokyo, selections from nearly two centuries of enclosed models cater to our eagerness to be voyeurs.
Anyone who’s witnessed a massive flock of starlings soar through the sky has likely been struck by the surprising geometric shapes formed by the crush of wings. New York–based photographer Richard Barnes spent time observing some of the largest starling flocks in the world over a Rome suburb, and the images are currently on display at Foley Gallery on the Lower East Side.
In the summer of 2012, University of Michigan anthropologist Jason De León and a group of his students were doing fieldwork in the Sonoran Desert in Arizona when they came across the body of a 41-year-old woman. Her name was Marisol, and she was dead. She had been for four days.