This scene presented itself to me yesterday in the late afternoon. The world seemed to be full of life around; dogs playing and owners mingling, vendors shouting and strollers strolling. The onsetting dusk matched this energy in colors and power, while the mural, “der lange Atem,” created an interesting juxtaposition.

What I discovered tonight was that what I thought was some grotesque advertisement, is quite the contrary, and we live with it every day. That’s the wonder of art. This piece by Gottfried Helnwein.

The photograph was taken in Vienna, Austria, on Linke Wienzeile across from Naschmarkt.