Images Topic: Virtues and Vices
Powerful photo of the silhouette of a figure with a knife raised to kill his adversary set against a golden sky at dusk. The statue sits atop the entrance gates to Prague Castle.
A table depicting scenes representing the seven deadly sins. The four smaller images are "the last four things" (deathbed, final judgement, heaven, and hell).
The painting Icarus and Daedalus by Charles Paul Landon in 1799. According to the famous Greek myth, Icarus flew too close to the sun, thereby melting the wax that held his wings together.
A photograph of a sign for a pornography shop in Pigalle, the "red light district" of Paris.
A monument to the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster at Mitino cemetery outside Moscow, where some of the firefighters that battled the flames during the 26 April 1986 disaster and later died of radiation exposure are buried. Photo taken in 1995.