In the winter of 1989, photographer Michael Galinsky drove across the country recording the seismic change in America’s malls: their transformation from the shiny retail palaces of the ’80s into something weirder. Then 20 years old, Galinsky began with the Smith Haven Mall in Long Island, and drove west: through Michigan, Illinois, South Dakota, Washington State. His photographs—collected in the book Malls Across America, published this month by Steidl—document a nation that had yet to turn against the mall, and saw its culture play out in the atriums of indoor retail palaces.
Illustration done by Karla Mialynne.
How do you want to be remembered when you die?
As someone who, in any small way, made people’s lives just a little bit more entertaining, or special, or enchanting.
Twiggy Ramirez, Courtney Love, Marilyn Manson and Michael Stipe attending Radiohead concert in 1997.
did it hurt when u fell from heaven bc it hurt when i did
- Unknown (to me)
:: great great quote ::
"it’s what’s inside that makes you beautiful"
*the demon possessing my body blushes*