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NASA headline: 7.11.2005 "For the first time since the 1970s, a NASA spacecraft will get clear pictures of Apollo relics on the Moon. July 11, 2005: Inside the lunar lander Challenger, a radio loudspeaker crackled. Houston: "We’ve got you on television now. We have a good picture." Gene Cernan, Apollo 17 commander: "Glad to see [...]
This article in the Guardian references JG Ballard in the following fashion: "The future, JG Ballard reckons, is a cocktail of those elements: the ennui of edge-land architecture, airport roads the same everywhere, and highly-visible tanks patrolling the perimeter fence. If an English cricket team ventures to Pakistan it will be accorded, so the relevant [...]
NBC News Link "CHICAGO — Bond was denied Friday for a 23-year-old woman accused of intentionally ramming her car into another vehicle at a Skokie intersection in a suicide attempt, killing three men from Chicago and injuring three others. Jeanette Sliwinski was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of aggravated battery [...]
by William Burroughs (1970) The Atrocity Exhibition is a profound and disquieting book. The nonsexual roots of sexuality are explored with a surgeon’s precision. An auto-crash can be more more sexually stimulating than a pornographic picture. (Surveys indicate that wet dreams in many cases have no overt sexual content, whereas dreams with an overt sexual content [...]
By the mid-1960s, critics and artists heralded the arrival of Minimalism, an idea-based sensibility that seemed more in keeping with Americas embrace of its burgeoning space program and new technologies than the Abstract Expressionists mining or the subjective and the Pop artists adoption of...
Introducing Kara Walker: posted over 8 years ago
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Ballardian: posted over 10 years ago
The only good thing I can say about Volta and Scope is that hopefully, with the continued collapse of the economy, we no longer have to trudge to the periphery in order to “see” everything. I am making a final decision for Miami this year: I am only coming for the main fair and NADA [...]
Moshi Moshi, Medici! Completely Biased Adventures in Contemporary Art Collecting...: posted over 43 years ago