Thanksgiving Can beauty save us? Yesterday I looked at the river and a sliver of moon and knew the answer; today I fell asleep in a spot of sun behind a Vermont barn, woke to darkness, a thin whistle of wind and the answer changed. Inside the barn the boys build bongs out of copper piping, electrical tape, and jars. All of the children here have leaky brown eyes, and a certain precision of...
6 Degrees of Representation →
hydeordie: Confused about how artist representation works? This is a great break-down of the “system”. know your shit!
Gay men’s “obsession” with sex, far from being denied, should be celebrated—not...– - Leo Bersani, from Is The Rectum a Grave? I’m not quite sure how to contextualize this quote in what some would argue is a post-AIDS-crisis era of western culture. Also, this quote is taken out of context, and is really only referring to a specific kind of sexual self-positioning… but still. wtf.
Sandy Denny - Who Knows Where The Time Goes (BBC...
'Jesuit priest' forger has fooled US museums for... →
hydeordie: A picture is emerging of one of the most bizarre cases of deception in art history. Unlike other forgers, the “priest” does not ask for payment of any kind for his Picassos, Signacs and Daumiers which have been described as “masterful”. It seems the alleged fraudster simply enjoys fooling museum experts who have not only accepted his fakes as cherished gifts but invited him to...