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New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

I once spoke to someone who visited New York in the cold of January. She complained on and on about how freezing and miserable the city was. 535 more words


'Last year I went fishing with Salvador Dali. He was using a dotted line. He caught every other fish.' Steven Wright.

Stories from my Sketchbook  . . . 

Apparently there are no longer any fish to be caught in the Camden Haven River—at least, according to every fisherman I have spoken to over the past week . 25 more words

'Surrealism wasn't just a style or artistic inclination': How European power and authority fuelled modern art

Absurdity and satire came bursting into modern art a century ago, in 1916, at the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. In retrospect it’s often been treated as a whimsical gesture but in truth it was fuelled by the anger of artists who rejected every aspect of European power and authority. 846 more words


The Helical Staircase and Avante Gardens of The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida 

In a recent revisit to The Dalí Museum in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, I was reminded of my nostalgia for a place I was once very close to. 534 more words

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Some Thoughts on the Common Toad - George Orwell

Some Thoughts on the Common Toad is a collection of short essays by the well-known novelist George Orwell. The particular edition which I read was published in 2010, but the 8 essays contained within the volume were published between the years of 1940 and 1947. 790 more words

Salvador Dali Moustache

Clyde didn’t speak a word on the way to the hospital, because along with a broken femur and a fractured skull his jaw was dislocated. Evidently, the old lady who hit him had been doing more than the 15 km/hr parking lot speed limit. 195 more words

(Art)Books we love | Les dîners de Gala

Les dîners de Gala is uniquely devoted to the pleasures of taste … If you are a disciple of one of those calorie-counters who turn the joys of eating into a form of punishment, close this book at once; it is too lively, too aggressive, and far too impertinent for you.”

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