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Lucien Freud

I’ve seen this photo with this handsome fellow pop up a few times in the last two days on a few blogs that I read. He’s a British figurative painter. Sort of an octogenarian now, but his work is interesting. … Continue reading

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These textile patterns are getting me stoked for spring

These are not springspiration, but I liked them as well… You can find more in the textile collection on VADS (visual arts data service)

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From some blogs I like:

theswampbyhawkeyeandtrapper folkloric it’snicethat weirdfriends hungryeyeball

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Mt. Hood mural.. from the long lost flickr account files.

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“I liked the John Singer Sargents…”

Actually this post is about Rufus Wainwright, the headline is from one of my favorite Rufus Wainwright songs. Please abide my rather ad hoc image selections, and lack of sourcing, eep! Ok, I have a bit of a dilemma. Rufus … Continue reading

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I just ordered a bunch of magazine subscriptions, only vaguely for the purpose of reading them. I want them mostly for collages. It’s started raining in Portland. some old collages I made

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Time-Based Art Festival 2010

I signed up to volunteer at the TBA festival this year. It includes music, video, performance art, visual art projects, etc. It takes place at the vacant high school near my apartment. I get some free tickets in exchange.. woohoo! … Continue reading

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the sun’s birthday

I found this book at one of my favorite thrift stores. The quotes are sorta cheesy, but I find a weird comfort in the patterns in nature.

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These photos are from the Prokudin-Gorskii Collection in the Library of Congress. They were taken in Russia from 1905-1915. You can read more about Prokudin-Gorskii and his process here. Edit…. I showed these to my pal Eric and mentioned how … Continue reading

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