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The Places We'll Go - Mandy Rudge Monday 21/7/2014

Oh the places you’ll go by Dr Seuss;

Congratulations!
Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!

You have brains in your head. 311 more words

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Branding and Identity – Anthony Chiappin Monday 21/7/2014

Dinner parties….

If you could choose any six people alive or dead to be guests at your dinner party, who would they be??

Maybe..

Pablo Picasso… 560 more words

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Behind the Picture: Intermission at the Folies by Louis Legrand

This painting, currently on display at Josef Glimer Gallery, is originally from the collection of Louis Legrand’s loyal friend and publisher Gustave Pellet.

An important predecessor of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Legrand has largely fallen into public obscurity. 353 more words

Chicago

the empty cafe(s)

The lovesick man

although looking inward

is watching modern warplanes roar past.

Perhaps aiming for the cities and civilians

of Gaza,

Guernica,

Wounded Knee,

Nagasaki… 116 more words

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Mistitled Masterpieces

While doing research for my visual arts lists, I occasionally came across works of art whose titles were misleading, inaccurate or just plain wrong, but for various reasons are still used to refer to the painting or sculpture they imperfectly describe.   1,285 more words

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Whitney Museum's Jeff Koons retrospective is a worthwhile provocation

By Alex Greenberger

“Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” demands a lot from its audience — titillation, frustration, satisfaction, dissatisfaction, all in equal measure. But that’s what makes the Whitney Museum of American Art’s largest-ever retrospective devoted to a single artist so fascinating. 1,368 more words

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I Said to a Cab Driver...

First a bit of background: I’ve been wearing a cast on my leg and foot for over 40 days. Xrays tomorrow. I’ll find out how well the 7 screws (and my body’s healing processes) have done their job. 383 more words

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