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Tuesday, 4 December 2012

The Yellow Wall


Nanjing Road, Shanghai: photo by JE_Rudy, 30 October 2005

Yellow must possess a happy, cheerful, mildly stimulating character, for it is the color closest to light. It arises through the slightest toning down of the light. 

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Black-naped Oriole (Oriolus chinensis): photo by Natureatyourbackyard, 2007

Blue points to the dark which works in it. Therefore it gives a feeling of cold just as “it also reminds one of shadows.” 

Andreas Gursky, Pyongyang III, 2007

Pyongyang III
: photo by Andreas Gursky, 2007 (Sprüth Magers, Berlin / London)


Image containing one million pixels, each of a different color: image by Janke, 25 September 2008

Rudolf Steiner: from Goethe's World View: Chapter III: The Phenomena of the World of Colors, 1897


Andreas Gursky Dortmund, 2009a

Dortmund: photo by Andreas Gursky, 2007 (Sprüth Magers, Berlin/London)

Rayons de cire contenant du miel fabriqués par des abeilles noires
(Apis mellifera mellifera): photo by Emmanuel Boutet, 7 May 2005

The Yellow Wall (Die Gelbe Wand) at Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion), Dortmund -- with a capacity of 25,000 Europe's largest free-standing grandstand -- falls silent for the first 12 minutes and 12 seconds of a match against Dusseldorf Fortuna, in protest against planned security proposals: photo by Gary Calton/The Guardian, 2 December 2012

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Pierzga pszczela w komorkach plastra: photo by EdytaT, 7 August 2006

Borussia Dortmund: The Yellow Wall

The Yellow Wall (Die Gelbe Wand) at Signal Iduna Park (Westfalenstadion), Dortmund
, seen after the conclusion of the silent protest: photo by Gary Calton/The Guardian, 2 December 2012

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Honey in honeycomb: photo by George Shuklin, 2009

Andreas Gursky, Chicago Board of Trade I, 1997

Chicago Board of Trade I: photo by Andreas Gursky, 1997 (Sprüth Magers, Berlin / London)

Bees, including the queen bee (at low center of image): photo by Alanna Spence (Alanna Riise), 17 April 2008

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 Chicago Board of Trade II: photo by Andreas Gursky, 1999; image by Hadams6, 18 July 2008 (Matthew Marks Gallery)

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Apoidea (Honeybees), Smithsonian National Zoological Park
: photo by Jarek Tuszynski, 22 August 2009

Andreas Gursky, Cocoon II, 2008

Cocoon II
: photo by Andreas Gursky, 2008 (Sprüth Magers, Berlin / London)

ie gelbe Wand (
south tribune in Dortmund). 
Das Gute daran, nicht auf der Süd zu sein ist, dass man die Süd sieht!: photo by Annabel Preussler, 27 September 2008

Borussia Dortmund ist Deutsches Meister 2012: Die "Gelbe Wand" der Südtribüne, Westphalenstadion, Dortmund
: photo by Rainer, 1 May 2010

Südtribüne. Diese schwarz gelbe Wand ist einfach die geilste!: photo by Manuel Steinbrecher, 25 April 2009

  Manufacturing #18, Cankun Factory, Zhangzhou, Fujian Province: photo by Edward Burtynsky, 2005 (Edward Burtynsky Photographic Works)

Manufacturing #10A and 10B, Xiamen City: photo by Edward Burtynsky, 2005 (Edward Burtynsky Photographic Works)

Südtribüne, Westphalenstadion, Dortmund: photo by the.woelfchen, 14 September 2007

Roman und die Süd: Borussia Dortmund gegen FC Köln: 1:0 -- 80,720 Zuschauer: photo by Fanthomas (2), 4 March 2011

Die Süd: Südtribüne -- 24.454 Fans: Dortmund vs. Stuttgart 1-1: photo by Fanthomas (2), 22 January 2011

Südtribün beim "You'll never walk alone" -- 80, 724 Besucher: Borussia Dortmund vs. Hannover 96 4-1: photo by Fanthomas (2), 1 April 20111

Graue Gelbe Wand: Platz für 24,452 Zuschauer: photo by Fanthomas (2),11 June 2010


Sulphur vat sixty feet high, Freeport Sulphur Co., Hoskins Mound, Texas: photo by John Vachon, May 1943 (Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Collection, Library of Congress)


Susan Kay Anderson said...

I see the sulphur wall
could fall
beside the old tracks

it is hot and dusty
all that noise
came to a standstill
at noon in the heat.

Sandra said...

me encanta el amarillo...!!

Susan Kay Anderson said...

Oh honey yellow
I knew you'd crust over
the work of the bees.

How many! How short the life!
All together, we look like them
even under the neon
when night looks strange
longer, bent stars
their problems
no maintenance
all together
what do we give the hive
except more hum?

Susan Kay Anderson said...

Corine Finally Said How Much She Misses Denise

Is that you? Is that me
wearing yellow
the honey of civilization
the feathers of the bird
I found and then
decorated all over
yellow Ned and Bert
to light up the forest
her hair could be seen
from so far away in a crowd
chick was not an insult
but a truth
of her Denise
still missed most desperately
long thoughts
not replaced
but helped
by panic of a soothed nation
busy busy busy.

Susan Kay Anderson said...

With the others
side by side by side
w e ar e ha pp y
waving things.

Talk to me
right next to you
there is no room
for anything else.

TC said...

Weird scenes inside the beehive (You'll Never Walk Alone in Die Gelbe Wand)