70 Accidental Renaissance Pics That Are Better Than Art History
It’s said that history repeats itself, and these images on Imgur show that. Called “Accidental Renaissance”, the pictures show what a crazy year 2016 was from Hillary’s Heartbreak, to Vladimir Putin looking at the corpse of murdered ambassador, Andrey Karlov.
Steve McCurry has been one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography for more than 30 years, with scores of magazine and book covers, over a dozen books, and countless exhibitions around the world to his name. Here, he captures stilt fishermen in Weligama, Sri Lanka, in 1995.
For more than 2000 years, travelers have walked, ridden, prayed, traded, invaded, escaped, fought, and died along the 1,500 miles of the Grand Trunk Road which stretches from Kolkata to Kabul. This ribbon of humanity stretching northwest from Kolkata, the city of culture and joy, to Kabul, the city of conflict, has been moving merchants, buyers,…