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POST BY���PADDY JOHNSON Tim Burton, Untitled (True Love), 1981-83, pen and ink, watercolor wash, and colored pencil on paper, 12×14 inches, Private collection. Image via: MoMA.org It’s great MoMA doesn’t make museum members wait to get into the Tim Burton exhibition with the rest of us unwashed...
Art Fag City: posted over 4 years ago
Hello and welcome to Nothing is New via Art21. During my stint as guest blogger, you will see posts are very image-heavy with a brief, excited description explaining each set of pictures. The images are discovered while roaming around digital Internet archives of museums and libraries. Nothing is...
Art21 Blog: posted over 4 years ago
DECEMBER 7 — ANTONIO MACEO “The Bronze Titan.” Cuban revolutionist, anti-imperialist. DECEMBER 7, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS FESTIVAL OF PRIMORDIAL BEINGS. ALSO ON DECEMBER 7 IN HISTORY… 1872 — “Ludentologist” Johan Huizinga born, Groningen, Holland. 1896 — Cuban revolutionist, military hero...
Arthur Magazine: posted over 4 years ago
Somers Town (2008) Direction: Shane Meadows Screenplay: Shane Meadows, Paul Fraser Cast: Thomas Turgoose, Piotr Jagiello, Elisa Lasowski, Kate Dickie, Ireneusz Czop, Perry Benson � Thomas Turgoose, Piotr Jagiello in Somers Town � The happenstance friendship central to Shane Meadows’ Somers Town buds within a small black-and-white world, an environment populated with aesthetic lines, distinct or unseen, that stretch retrograde towards an urban horizon. Convergence is not merely suggested through contrast and forms, but is realized as ubiquitous in the neighborhood around the film’s young men. A district of London in the shadows of St. Pancras railway station, Somers Town is at a point of...
Alternative Film Guide: posted over 4 years ago
The best book you are not reading because it's been widely ignored is Matthew Specktor's That Summertime Sound. How does a book this intimate and honest and real get overlooked? It's depressing to think about. The book's about obsession and...
The Elegant Variation: posted over 4 years ago
Two years on from his last record, Calika refines his sound processing and delivers two quite radically different EPs on Audiobulb and Highpoint Lowlife.
themilkfactory: posted over 4 years ago
by Ryland Walker Knight —Don't look back.
VINYL IS HEAVY: posted over 4 years ago
In the December 14, 2009���issue of THE NEW YORKER,���the book review is���given over to Terry Teachout’s Louis Armstrong biography, POPS, which has received unprecedented media coverage.��� The review is titled “THE ENTERTAINER,” which gave me pause.��� Its author is���John McWhorter, “a Senior Fellow of Public Policy at the Manhattan Institute and a lecturer at Columbia University.”��� [...]
Jazz Lives: posted over 4 years ago
Illustration Friday: posted over 4 years ago