Patty Carroll • Art Photo Index

Sunday, 4 October 2015

“When the photos were no longer a matter of top-security, they were released for circulation by the media and others and helped to construct an image of the bomb as the nuclear sublime. Eventually, they came to be seen as aesthetic achievements. Every part of the globe has been stamped with the photographic spectacle of the mushroom cloud, which is the dominant icon of the Atomic Age.” John O’Brian as quoted by Jordan G. Teicher • Behold

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