A Strangelove of Pi

Anton Bruehl (1900-1982), [Pie Crust], ca. 1940s (817.2000)

Weegee (1899-1968), [Baker with baked goods in City Services Building restaurant, New York], 1945 (14894.1993)

The Building.
The sun pushes its way through the dark canyons of Wall Street to alight on this magnificent mountain of stone and steel…. This is the Sixty Wall Street Tower, third largest skyscraper in the world… owned by the Cities Service Company….
The building has its own restaurant…”
Weegee, Weegee’s People, New York: Essential Books, 1946, ch. 10

John Pfahl, Moonrise over Pie Pan, Capitol Reef National Park, UT, 1977 (433.1984)

Happy Pi Day!
Today is the 14th of March, alternatively March 14 or even 3/14. Not unnaturally, today is also Pi Day. Celebrated by mathematicians all over the world in honor of the number Pi (or π), the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, Pi Day was born at the San Francisco Exploratorium in 1988. Just like the number itself, the ways to celebrate Pi are endless… Happy Pi Day! from Fansinaflashbulb

Weegee (1899-1968), [Cream pie fight in the War Room, on the set of the Stanley Kubrick film “Dr. Strangelove, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb” (1964)], 1963

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1 Response to A Strangelove of Pi

  1. Ann Badger says:

    Cool post!

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