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Sunbeams had lanced the darkness, and the flying foxes were returning to the tree to roost.
Fat, orange sunbeams peeking through Brooklyn treetops, recorded with the gorgeous grain of actual 16mm film.
Then came an eruption of colors: vivid patterns of palm trees and sunbeams printed on stiffened, corrugated fabrics that Mr. Green said were inspired by the thought of venturing toward paradise.
The supernova campaign serves as a reminder, whether comforting or terrifying, that humanity exists on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam, as Carl Sagan once wrote.
Kirchheimer films the face of these cities with an ardor for details, a fervent love of beauty, of line, form, color—and of the bewitching random wonders of reflections and shadows, the passage of pedestrians and the glint of sunbeams.
Hin Lad Nai, ThailandIn the dark, unfurnished room where Chaiprasert Phokha sits, in a house on stilts, a sunbeam falls through the pane-less window and fills a glass jar with amber light.
Then, as Mr Moscato leaves, a sunbeam suddenly lights up her apartment.
In one canvas, a columnar sunbeam floats against a white wall; in another, cars are faintly reflected in glass.
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First Known Use of sunbeam
before 12th century
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