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Meaning Of Abandoned

from Mail Online

The most desolate city on Earth: Take a tour of the ghostly Battleship Island crumbling into the sea off the coast of Japan

Gunkanjima is a deserted island of concrete that is slowly crumbling away on Japan's west coast.

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from zenkon.wordpress.com

Ciudad Abandonada, japon

La isla de Hashima ubicada en Japón. La isla estuvo poblada entre 1887 y 1974 como una mina de carbón.

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from Wow Inspiration

25 Breathtaking And Incredible Photos of Abandoned Places

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since 1997, sitting at the corner of 6th st. and howard st. in san francisco, CA has been a sculptural mural. known as ‘defenestration’ (a word meaning to throw out of a window) the sculpture’s various pieces are all fastened to the abandoned building to create the illusion of falling. The pieces was conceived of by local artist brian noggin http://www.metaphorm.org

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I chose this piece not because I felt like is showed proportion, but because it showed disproportion. The building looks as if it is upside down because the top is broader than the base which is uncommon in almost all structures. Despite this appearance of disproportion, the building appears to be old meaning it was functional and able to withstand time. The lines of the windows and levels though, create proportion in the structure of the building.

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Anton Chekhov, a playwright, was also a trained physician who began writing in medical school. What would have happened if he had listened to the doubts of others, believing that his writing was a waste of time. We would be at a loss. The Seagull and The Cherry Orchard would have never breathed within the theatre. In his artistry, he moved culture in a particular direction, and opened a particular vein. What, then, does it mean when something tugs at our hearts, towards the direction of a…

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