Tag Archives: Creativity

Frieda reaches out to Georgia

  When Alfred Stieglitz found out that his protégé Georgia O’Keeffe had accepted a commission to paint the women’s powder room at Radio City Music Hall without his approval he was furious. Having met Diego Rivera and his wife Frieda … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Culture, History, Women | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“I Hate Love!” by Stanley Kubrick, 1950

  Kubrick’s 1950 still of a young woman, with her back to the camera, holding a lipstick with which she has written “I HATE LOVE” on a white fence. If captured on the wing, would it be more of a … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Culture, movies, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

For Sale: Thai Temple Oil Lantern

I bought this beautiful oil lantern in Thailand many years ago and have never used it. I believe it is designed for outside use (inside it would create soot and CO). I’ve used a flickering LED pumpkin light in it … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beauty, For Sale | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hood Downtown Features Iranian Painter’s Works of Psychogeography

In late 2013, Bahar Behbahani began a series of paintings inspired by her contemplation of identity. She first came to the United States from Iran in 2003. For a while, she moved between Tehran and the United States, then relocated … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Everybody Wants to Kill Bruce Willis

Does everyone want to kill Bruce Willis? It sure seems like it. Pierre-Alexandre Chauvat hilariously edited together 53 different movies to make it seem like various characters from movies like Duel, The Bourne Ultimatum, Pulp Fiction, Hot Fuzz, Mad Max: Fury Road and many more are out … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Marvel Comics, movies, Satire, Video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The One Moment by OK Go

Another spectacular video presentation by the group OK Go. This time sponsored by Morton Salt to direct attention to 5 noble charities they have have chosen to support under their Walk Her Walk #walkherwalk program. I can’t improve on her description … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beauty, movies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The honeymoon ends when the last bangle breaks

This colorful photo was the Wikipedia Image of the Day a few days ago and I loved the ritual described in the caption: Photograph: Muhammad Mahdi Karim Bangles on display in Bangalore, India. These rigid bracelets are usually made from metal, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Romance | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

House Hunting like a Russian Billionaire 

I can’t believe I never googled Russian real estate before! We all know our friends from the former Soviet Union have a special kind of taste when it comes to interior design, but with a limitless decorating budget, it just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Amazing Art of Perfectionist Adam Hillman

Visual artist Adam Hillman is completely obsessed with arrangements and aesthetics. He spends hours putting items in the perfect positions so he can take incredible photographs of mundane things. His His ideas are simple, but they’re also extremely satisfying. Source: … Continue reading

Posted in Art | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Discovered : The Oldest…

The opening months of 2016 have been filled with numerous discoveries that pushed back further into the shadows of the past our understanding of our ancestors and their technology. In August I posted here about the 50,000 year-old Denisovan needle. The Denisovans … Continue reading

Posted in History, Science | Tagged , , | 1 Comment