Tuesday, August 11, 2009

BS! (BOGUS SCIENCE!)



As most know, Last Thursday, August 6 marked the day the Atomic Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in 1945. And last Sunday, the 9th, the day Nagasaki was bombed.

Here's an Einstein-Mushroom-Cloud-Morph that I spent some time drawing between the days of August 6th-8th in 1995— the 50th year after the bombings (click image for enlarged detail):




In 2004, at a used bookstore, I found a book of art and writings by Hiroshima/Nagasaki bombing survivors that retold their memories of the aftermath. Here's a few pages of that book (click for enlargements/easier read):



Below is a sequence of frame grabs (they also enlarge with click) from the surf film BS!:

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5 comments:

warm jet said...

welcome back

R.T. said...

gracias

Dr. Robert said...

beautiful.
I had forgotten..
as usual you are trying to wake up the sleeping.
a noble path.
keep going.

R.T. said...

thanks for the cheer Dr. Robert. lord knows there's plenty i sleep on too. seems we're all here to remind/help/stoke each other.

Mr. Black said...

nice one ryan!