I was very struck by these very different photographs of faces. They are from In Focus in the Atlantic.
They connect to each other aesthetically and in immediacy of life and art in this moment.
French photographer and street artist Philippe Echaroux projects a portrait on trees above Barcelona, Spain, on April 24, 2017
The face of an owl is drawn on the muddy back of a truck by artist Nikita Golubev in Moscow, Russia, on April 22, 2017. The grimy trucks traversing the polluted and dusty streets of Moscow have inspired Golubev to use them as his canvas to create this ephemeral street art, signing his drawings ‘Pro Boy Nick’. Pavel Golovkin / AP
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny poses for a photo after unknown attackers doused him with green antiseptic outside a conference venue in Moscow, Russia, on April 27, 2017. Navalny, who authored a documentary about the Russian prime minister’s alleged corrupt wealth that was viewed more than 20 million times online, was the key force behind nationwide anti-government rallies in March, Russia’s largest and most widespread in years. # Evgeny Feldman / Pool Photo via AP
A Nepalese activist stands wrapped in a plastic sheet with a rope tied around her neck as a mark of protest against air pollution on Earth Day in Kathmandu, Nepal, on April 22, 2017. Kathmandu is considered one of the most polluted cities in the world. Niranjan Shrestha / AP