Tags » Francis Bacon

Puzzle Solutions

Yesterday our friend Carrie sent over some photos of her puzzles inside her puzzle room.

A couple of observations:

  1. She has a puzzle room.
  2. She has lots of cool puzzles.
  3. 258 more words
The Boat

100 Years of Drift: Part 1

Fifty years ago, we finally figured out why the Earth has mountains. But one hundred years ago, Alfred Wegener had already offered an explanation – it took those extra 50 years for his grand idea to catch on. 868 more words

History

The First English Essayist Cornwallyes NOT Bacon

815F      Sir William Cornwallis d. 1631

Essayes, by Sr William Cornwallyes, the younger, knight. Newlie corrected.

London: Printed by Thomas Harper for I. M., 1632           $3,500… 363 more words

Rare Books

Song Yige | Review

Published in Art Asia Pacific on Feb 3, 2016

Currently on show at Marlborough Fine Art in London is Beijing-based artist Song Yige’s first exhibition outside of Asia. 924 more words

Asian Art

Exhibition review: Tate Britain

All painting is an accident. But it’s also not an accident, because one must select what part of the accident one chooses to preserve.

– Francis Bacon…

262 more words
Fine Art

Sabotaging Tradition in the Art of Nicola Samorì

Born in 1977 in Forlì, Italy, Nicola Samorì is one of the most expressive figurative painters of our time. Fusing historical influences with postmodern theories of deconstruction, his work simultaneously acknowledges and sabotages the artistic heritage of Western Europe. 1,096 more words

Fine Art

Dinner for kids

Upstairs, in the bedroom, after work:

Beast: You know what I was thinking about today?

Foodie: What’s that?

Beast: How we’ll never have gender equality as long as it’s impossible for men to feel comfortable wearing  long, chunky sweaters synched at the waist by a nice belt. 551 more words

At Home