Via Mental Floss, the fascinating story of a Jamie Livingston, an artist who took one Polaroid a day of the world around him for eighteen years — and the friends who posted the series on the internet after his untimely death of cancer. More here. It's moving and extraordinary.
Found art from the web. An anonymous metalworker welded this and a number of other fantastic statues. They sit on a riverside, somewhere across the ocean, defying me with their strangeness. A full gallery and a little more information can be found here.
This really is a crazy world we live in. Saturday, we went to the museum and then a movie. My girlfriend wanted to see an Annie Leibowitz exhibit, which I found thoroughly mediocre. It was advertised all over the place, and you had to pay extra to go see it. Meanwhile, tucked in a corner […]
Turns out the answer is complicated. Our esteemed co-blogger David — a talented commentator on things artistic — has a discussion over at his shop. Don't miss it. You'll never stride into the narthex quite the same way again.
More evidence that capitalism is failing the average American: the statue of Martin Luther King destined to stand at a national memorial was outsourced to a Chinese sculptor. And something got lost in translation.