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Nakedness, Nudity and Sex

In ‘Ways of Seeing’ by John Berger, he argues that there is an inherent difference between nakedness and nudity. Making references to classical paintings, he argues that the unclothed women are not naked, but nude. 1,993 more words

Rants; Rants And More Rants

Put a Bird on It! Part Two

Examining the work of Sri Chinmoy, including his abstract expressionist paintings and bird drawings. Plus, learning what he himself says about art.

Note: Beta version. Please check back for additional edits and resources. 4,676 more words

Sri Chinmoy Disciple Experience

Well, look at that

On Monday, Response to a Request will go online. It is minor, admittedly, but I hope that doesn’t mean it’s anticlimactic. As you can see from the short text on the website, the aim with the publication, or maybe platform, is to publish one new short piece of writing every two weeks. 772 more words

For the Love of Art: Creativity and Technology | Charlie Chaplin, Aaron Koblin

As active documenters and expressive anchors for their respective time periods, artists and creative practitioners all demonstrated engagements to the mechanics and characteristics of their time, which are in turn reflected by how they build upon their works, through utilizing tools and technologies of their time. 1,900 more words


What I'm listening to: Simon & Garfunkel

Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits was originally released in 1972, but I have the 2014 re-release from Columbia Records.

There are fourteen tracks with the high point undoubtedly Bridge Over Troubled Water, one of the great songs. 155 more words


Arts Complicity

The Don As Art

Part of the noose that is knot this week is the Meredith Vieira/Don Trump extravaganza that took place on The Today Show, April 7th 2011. 491 more words