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17 points by prismatic 10 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments





Nice essay on the “jet age” aesthetic. If you’re interested in some excellent photographs of this subject and period, check out Garry Winogrand’s Arrivals and Departures and the airport photos in 1964.

Examples:

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/5d/28/fe/5d28feade063b435409a90ddb...

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/93/a5/2e/93a52e3e66703c68f895...

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-N-1Qg0bUCdw/TXgFrbKWjxI/AAAAAAAABS...

https://i.pinimg.com/736x/f1/63/f9/f163f925a99a1f6b73137b3ef...


Show that middle-aged, middle class American woman a modern national flight with people packed like god-trusting sardines who refuse to wear masks and I'm sure she'll be thrilled to fly Pan American.



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