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.
☛ Metropolitan Museum of Art: “New Year’s Eve Foxfires at the Changing Tree, Ōji”, Utagawa Hiroshige, ca. 1857. Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper, 12 13/16 × 8 5/8 in. (32.5 × 21.9 cm). Rogers Fund, 1925. Accession Number: JP1470. In his book Beyond the Great Wave: The Japanese Landscape Print, 1727-1960, James […]
☛ Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) by Akira Kurosawa, Japan, 1954. Intermission card from 01:46:45 to 01:51:46, Criterion Edition. This intermission card arrives 107 minutes in Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 film Seven Samurai. It lasts approximately 5 minutes and is accompanied by a music score by Hayasaka Fumio. At the time of writing, it can be […]
☛ Radical Presence: David Hammons performing Bliz-aard Ball Sale, 1983, Cooper Square, New York. Photo by Dawoud Bey, courtesy of Tilton Gallery, New York. In the winter of 1983, American photograph Dawood Bey took a series of 20 portraits of David Hammons selling snow balls of various size on the corner of a New York […]
[UPDATE] Oct. 30, 2017–The photography was removed at the request of Philip Heying. ☛ Burroughs 100: “William Burroughs with a Jack-O-Lantern he carved with a hatchet, October 31, 1996” Photo © Philip Heying. All Rights reserved. Photographer Philip Heying took this photo on October 31st, 1996. Heying, who knew Burroughs since the 1980s, was interviewed […]