The pictures for this box came from Portrait of Nepal,
a book of photographs by Kevin Bubriski, who spent much of the mid-1980's documenting the people of the region. For
alternate views, click the links below. The sides, which aren't shown,
are flanked with maps of the region.
The pictures for this box came from Josef Koudelka's Gypsies, a
book of black and white photos documenting separated Gypsy settlements
in East Slovakia from 1962-1968. For alternate views, click the links
Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907- 1954) is one of my favorites. She
contracted polio at age 6 and nearly died in a car accident in her
teens. She lived in pain, seen in much of her work. For alternate views,
click the links below.
The Sumerians lived in Mesopotamia
from 3,500 to 2,000 BC. I have a friend who is a big Sumerian buff. The pics on this box came from his website: www.sumerianshakespeare.com. Click the links below for alternate views.