Pantheon, Rome - commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during reign of Augustus 27 BC-14 CE; rebuilt by Hadrian c125-128. Classic Romanized Greek portico introduces, but also disguises, cylindro-spherical interior. Dedicated to deities of the known planets, building posits statement on the physical and philosophic nature of the universe.
Nudes on sand and Ansel Adams: the pictures that changed photography – part three
Sempervivum Percarneum, 1922, by Albert Renger-Patzsch The German modernist photographer was at the centre of the New Objectivity (Neue Sachlichkeit) movement. This plant study was published in his landmark book, Die Welt Ist Schön (The World is Beautiful) in 1928
Adelaide, Australia Ryan Napoleon competes in the men’s 100-meter butterfly on 1 May, day six of the Australian Swimming Championships, at the South Australia Aquatic and Leisure Centre. The championships doubled as trials for the World Aquatics Championships.