By allowing other people to ridicule any wine you like or criticize the way you...– Will Wine Snobs Turn to Gary Vaynerchuk? — Grub Street New York Swap in “art” where it says “wine” and you get something close to how I think someone should approach art collecting.
You fight your superficiality, your shallowness, so as to try to come at people...– Personism » Blog Archive » When Wrong Is Right A quote from Philip Roth’s American Pastoral, which I originally posted over on Personism almost exactly 4 years ago.
Police say Ivana Trump has been escorted off a plane in Florida after she became...– Police - Ivana Trump Becomes Angry, Taken Off Plane - NYTimes.com Seems more like Page Six material, or maybe The Onion? And yet: NYT, via The AP, in the arts section no less!
Seeing two cups of bourbon provides the simultaneous frisson of being a teenager...– Half Baked, with Nic Musolino: Eggnog | The Awl
I learned that sitting in the chair and forcing yourself to write long past the...– Janice Erlbaum: Nanowhatnow?
"Cuteness has been an ever-increasing problem...
choire: Oh hai, I made you a 20x200 gift guide.
Featured Auction Lot: Todd Hido
blindspotmag: Todd Hido’s enigmatic landscapes explore Northern California, Oregon, Ohio and elsewhere. From his car, he makes carefully crafted with a pallette and sensibility that is unmistakeably his own. This work is from his recent show: A Road Divided, held at both Stephen Wirtz gallery in San Francisco and Bruce Silverstein in New York. For more work: www.toddhido.com BID NOW ...
Featured Auction Lot: Walead Beshty
blindspotmag: Recently featured in the Whitney Biennial and New Photography at the MoMA, Beshty’s work utilizes the now-waning analog processes to create playful photography that pushes the boundries of what constitutes photography. For more work: Wallspace BID NOW Walead Beshty American/British, b. 1976 4 Sided Picture (YRGB), January 11th, 2007, Valencia, CA, Fujicolor Crystal...
When you start working everybody is in your studio—the past, your friends,...– John Cage, cited by Philip Guston, ‘The Philadelpia Panel’ (via the-space-in-between)