November 21, 2012

Sticks and wheels: Henri Cartier-Bresson, Miguel Ángel Vargas

The late dad of P shot this. When she posted it on FB, I recalled a similar pic by Cartier-Bresson.

Why do kids play with sticks and wheels? I never did that. Maybe the answer is in that awesome Slate piece: Why boys like sticks? Have to read it again.

And Wikipedia offers a large article on this called Hoop Rolling, a game as old as humankind. I missed it!

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Palermo, Sicily (1971)

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