Henri Matisse, Pansies on a Table, c. 1903
less of a musician, more of a casual listener.
sounds of my early morning routine. cicadas, a dark, cool breeze, hairbrush percussionist and cat (for good measure).
mix & match panels
I am deeply angered by the fact that Emma Sulkowicz (who no longer has the privilege of anonymity) would be punished by Columbia University for publicly disclosing her rapist’s name more severely than her rapist was punished for actually raping her.
We should all know his name. Not hers. Still, I am genuinely impressed with her performance piece, and I sincerely hope it proves effective.
Eberhard Havekost - Geist 3, BO6 (2006)
A son went into a rarely-used bedroom in his mother’s home and discovered thousands of wasps had made a giant nest in a bed. An estimated 5,000 wasps had created a nest by chewing through bedding, including a blanket and pillow. Pest-control expert John Birkett was called to tackle with the mound of wasps inside the mattress at the five-bedroom home in Winchester, Hampshire.
drake in the anaconda video and van gogh’s ‘at eternity’s gate’
Jim Hodges - Give More Than You Take (2014)
Josh Kline presents Skittles, an industrial refrigerator containing smoothies produced by the artist using unconventional and poetic combinations of ingredients including kale chips, squid ink, sneakers, phone bills, and pepper spray.
Each smoothie stands as a portrait of a different contemporary lifestyle. When grouped together, they evoke a landscape of aspiration, taste, and – at times – deprivation in a metropolis like New York City.
Gustave Moreau - Study for Lady Macbeth (1851)
Brian De Palma - Carrie (1976)
4 x 6