Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Eerie Realism of ‘Mr. Robot’

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Ranford Anderson’s Realism Art comes to life

Every line, wrinkle and blemish on his face is obvious. His eyes tell the story of the 27 years he spent in prison. There is no mistaking the face of the famous freedom fighter and first black president of South … Continue reading

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Crab for breakfast? 10 facts about a Dutch still life featuring food

Dutch still live paintings featuring food were all the rage in the Golden Age. Willem Claeszoon Heda (1594-1680) was particularly good at them. Hanneke Sanou looks a the hidden meanings in his Breakfast with Crab All is vanity 1 An … Continue reading

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How Dorset’s "feminine landscape" inspired one artist’s latest exhibition

Landscape and figure painter David Inshaw is about to launch his new exhibition at the Fine Art Society in London. A long way from Inshaw’s Staffordshire roots, it is the county of Dorset which has played a big part in … Continue reading

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Americas’ landscapes come together at MFA Circle Gallery exhibit

A secluded radio station in mountainous Montana. lRelated LifestyleLiving the dream as the second-greatest air guitaristSee all related Palm trees along Miami’s Biscayne Boulevard. Pink flowers growing in the grassy fields of Colombia. Whether from Central, North or South America, … Continue reading

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The 10 best science fiction films of all time

What makes great science fiction? Choosing the best science fiction films of all time is extremely hard – especially if, like me, you love all kinds of sci-fi, from the the early classics of the 1920s to the moody cyberpunk … Continue reading

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The end of Weekly Top Five: Peter Bogdanovich’s five best films

click to enlarge Paper Moon I’m all done writing top five lists for the Reader.Article source: http://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2015/08/30/the-end-of-weekly-top-five-peter-bogdanovichs-five-best-films

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Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh in Taft’s pioneering show

Vincent van Gogh, The Banks of the Seine, 1887, oil on canvas. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands(Photo: Provided) It has been 14 years in the planning. Now, the Taft Museum of Art’s groundbreaking exhibition, “Daubigny, Monet, Van Gogh: Impressions … Continue reading

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A Masterpiece Worth Revisiting

Isaac Babel was 26 when he was attached as a political propagandist to the Red Army’s First Cavalry division in 1920. It’s difficult to grasp how bizarre this arrangement was. Babel was a middle-class Jew. And though the 1917 Russian … Continue reading

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Hulina Art presents Crackpot Jailin’

In Banana County, U.S.A., there is a group of misfit patrol officers that are giving the department a bad name on the streets with their crazy antics. Sheriff Chummly decides to take these officers off of the streets and assign them … Continue reading

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