Everything related to art, in a very broad sense of the term. This category will include works and reflexions about design, photography, literature, movies, music, dance, architecture, comic, illustration, installations, and so on.
☛ artnet: Jean-Luc Godard photographed by Philippe R. Doumic, circa 1960. Gelatin silver print, 18 x 13 cm. (7.1 x 5.1 in.). Large format retrieved from falter.at. © Unifrance Films. The photo was likely taken during or just after the production of À bout de souffle, which was released in France on March 17, 1960. […]
☛ Water Towers: “11. Neunkirchen, Saarland, D 1979” by Bernd Becher and Hilla Becher, Cambridge: MIT Press, 1988. German photographer Hilla Becher died on Saturday, October 10, in Düsseldorf. Her husband, Bernd Becher, died in 2007. They are renowned for the systematic documentation of industrial architecture they produced together since the late 1950s. This systematic […]
☛ LIFE: “William S. Burroughs in Paris, 1959 — the year his novel Naked Lunch was published”. © Loomis Dean—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images. • • • Last year marked the 100 anniversary of William S. Burroughs’s birthday: he was born on February 5, 1914. Many events marked the occasion throughout the year. Some of […]
☛ Robert Anderson Gallery: American poet Allen Ginsberg at a marijuana rally with a sign that reads “Pot Is Fun”. Photo by Benedict J. Fernandez. 1963, 1964 or 1965. Large format retrieved from Beatnikhiway. The book Reefer Madness: The History of Marijuana in America by Larry Sloman, which was first published in 1979, provides additional […]