Thursday, September 12, 2013

BONERS FOR BOOKS: SPOMENIK #1-26


A surprise afternoon thunderstorm and my neighbor's abandoned apartment provided the perfect backdrop for today's Boner for Book, "Spomenik #1-26", courtesy of an anonymous stranger.  Spomenik is the name for a series of monuments commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 60s and 70s to mark the location of concentration camps and significant battle sites from World War II.  The beautifully eerie, though largely neglected structures are the subject of photographer Jan Kempenaers's book.

For pictures you can actually see, discover more on Kempenaers's website HERE (or simply scroll below).






9 comments:

  1. Beautiful photography, and a beautiful essay by Willem Jan Neutelings.

    As always, Colby, thank you for sharing.

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  2. Thank you Colby for sharing this monumetal pictures, they were simbol of victory over Nazzi Germany and new era after II World War, today in my country Serbia, one of former Yugoslav republic, you can see all of that great statuets but they are neglected like you said. Stupid politicians and stupider people. Spomenik on English means momunet as you maybe deducted from the pictures. Greetings from Serbia...

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  3. If you ever decide to visit this part of planet i'll be you proud and honourd host...

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  4. I do love that I have can have a favourite porn star, without actually watching any porn but, instead,learn about stunning structures from the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: it's such a modern arrangement.

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  5. Hey Colby, So your body is rockin of late in all your naked photos. Curious about your work out routine? Eating habits? Keep up the good work. You're beautiful, delicious, and sexy as ever. :-)

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  6. Hey! This is very interesting, i've never seen it before, I study architecture and this is a helpful post, haha. Thanks i just followed you on twitter (my user is @SeguraSebas) and started to see your blog. Greets from chile!

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  7. Anonymous?! I messaged ya on Facebook to make sure you got it, silly lol *kiss* awesome pics.. and the sculptures are amazing too ;) Thank you for the eye candy, as always. So glad you enjoyed the book.

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  8. hmm as someone from croatia whose family was in a concentration camp (although not pictured here) i find this kind of wtf. what is next, hipster gay porn star does auschwitz?

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  9. I love the Brutalist architecture of the Soviet Era. I can't decide if it's Ugly-Beautiful or Beautiful-Ugly... But it is always stunning.

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