The very fact that we’re being observed by spies dramatically limits the trajectories we can take. [...]
It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection. These are the times when maps fade, old landmarks crumble and direction is lost. Forwards is backwards now, so we glance sideways at the strange lands through which we are all passing, knowing for certain only that our destination has disappeared. We are unready to meet these times, but we proceed nonetheless, adapting as we wander, reshaping the Earth with every tread. Behind us we have left the old times, the standard times, the high times. Welcome to the irregular times.
This piece of conceptual art is conceptually stunted, going only a short distance beyond the statement of a person who buys Reader’s Digest condensed editions to place on their shelves to add a sense of refinement to their knick knacks. [...]
Just as Sherlock Holmes needs Dr. Watson to function, perhaps Maria Konnikova could use a dash of Robert Rauschenberg to temper her mental discipline. [...]
Here, next to the rosy colored church Good Shepherd is an ancient depiction of the Greek god Hermes, in a motif known as Hermes Kriophoros – referred to by the ancient Greeks, before Christianity, as the good shepherd. [...]
The Three Angels Broadcasting Network is creating a Ten Commandments Weekend event, but the Ten Commandments Weekend itself violates one of the Ten Commandments. [...]
A congressional resolution written by Louis Gohmert celebrates an attempt to ban almost all artwork. [...]
A couple years ago, I noted the development of a web site called Dreamlines. The site makes new, dynamic, changing visual art using keywords to search out graphics online.
Today, as a refresher about how the results work, I offer you the following visual impression of the campaign of Christine O’Donnell for U.S. Senate.
Watching Michael D’Antuono’s explanations for his creation of the painting and for its subsequent withdrawal, it occurs to me that the artist didn’t actually stop to think very long about the significance his own painting. [...]
A few sources focus on cephalopods in art. [...]
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