it’s kinda weird when by sheer coincidence yah end up looking like the c.h.u.d. versions of innocent unknowing background people in stupid-bored self-taking pictures. blah!
alejandro jodorowsky’s 1970 feature “el topo” is often considered the first midnight movie. but after a short career in film, including two …
"…i’m going to make another picture, it’s called juan solo, a gangster/mystical picture in mexico.”
Prof. Dr, Max Bruckner, Four Plates from the Book “Vielecke und Vielflache”, (1900)
Regular convex polyhedra, frequently referenced as “Platonic” solids, are featured prominently in the philosophy of Plato, who spoke about them, rather intuitively, in association to the four classical elements (earth, wind, fire, water… plus ether). However, it was Euclid who actually provided a mathematical description of each solid and found the ratio of the diameter of the circumscribed sphere to the length of the edge and argued that there are no further convex polyhedra than those 5: tetrahedron, hexahedron (also known as the cube), octahedron, dodecahedron and icosahedron.
Happy 112th Birthday to influential 20th-century Mexican architect, Luis Barragán.