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No joke!

Imagine, looking at a painting through a microscope and … a dead monster pops up! No: no joke! It happened to a curator while poring over olive trees, painted by Vincent van Gogh. 62 more words


Lynch Family

“Joseph Hirsch painted Lynch Family as a response to racial disturbances in the South in 1946. That year the number of lynchings rose from an all-time low in January to a fevered pitch by August. 90 more words


The Chariot ~

“All the sculptures of today, like those of the past, will end one day in pieces... So it is important to fashion ones work carefully in its smallest recess and charge every particle of matter with life.” 
— Alberto Giacometti

Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet

Back in December I sang three times at the Nelson-Atkins Museum here in Kansas City, MO as part of their a capella open call:

A cappella… 650 more words