Sandcastles: Most beautiful thing I’ve seen all year

Because feminism is hard work. Because working for social justice is a slog. Because beautiful and impressive works of art reconnect us with wonder and with our humanity.

For all those reasons, after a hectic news day, we give you this. Sandcastles. They are made by artist Carl Jara, and they are absolutely magical.

Sand sculpture of a woman zipping herself open
Sand sculpture of human figure opening itself up to reveal other figures inside

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