30 setembro 2005

Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer

Autumn. Oil on canvas.

Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer, né à Alger le 30 septembre 1865.

Estratégia Oblíqua para hoje

State the problem in words as clearly as possible

29 setembro 2005

François Boucher

Odalisque, 1753. Oil on canvas, 53,5 x 64,5 cm. Musée du Louvre, Paris.

François Boucher was born in Paris on September 29, 1703.

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Take away the elements in order of apparent non importance

À frente da Espanha, França e Irlanda?!

Born on this day

28 setembro 2005


The Musicians, c.1595. Oil on canvas, 879mm × 1159mm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.

Michelangelo Merisi was born September 28, 1573, in Caravaggio, Italy.

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Don't be frightened to display your talents

Have a nice day

Levantou-se da cama tomou um duche secou o cabelo penteou-se pintou os lábios colocou um pouco de rímel vestiu lingerie branca abriu o roupeiro tirou o seu vestido de noiva vestiu-o beijou a fotografia dos filhos tomou 5 Xanax bebeu o resto da garrafa de Jack Daniels saiu para a rua abriu o carro entrou na auto-estrada em contramão fechou olhos acelererou esperou qual insecto por um pára-brisas.

27 setembro 2005

Joseph Henry Sharp

Sunset Dance - Ceremony to the Evening Sun, 1924. Oil on canvas, 63.80 X 76.20 cm. Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Joseph Henry Sharp was born in Bridgeport, Ohio, U.S.A., on September 27, 1859.

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Make something implied more definite
(reinforce, duplicate)


Born on this day

» Bud Powell (Tempus Fugit) (1924).
» Maurice Blanchot (1907).
» Arthur Penn (1922).

26 setembro 2005

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault

The Raft of the "Medusa". 1818-1819. Oil on canvas. 490 x 720 cm. Louvre, Paris, France.

Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault was born on September 26th, 1791, in Rouen, France.

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Faced with a choice do both

Kurt Vonnegut

25 setembro 2005

David Cronenberg, again.

David Cronenberg's Red Cars



A remark you made, Weather Report.

Mark Rothko

Contemplation, 1937/1938. Oil on canvas, 61.3 x 81.6 cm (24 1/8 x 32 1/8 in.).

Marcus Rothkowitz was born on September 25, 1903, in Dvinsk, Russia.

24 setembro 2005

William Goodridge Roberts

April, St. John’s River Valley, 1960. Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 in / 61 x 91.4 cm.

William Goodridge Roberts was born in Barbados on the 24th September 1904.

21 setembro 2005

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Make it more sensual

Edmund Blair Leighton

Tristan and Isolde, 1902. Oil on canvas.

Edmund Blair Leighton was born on the 21st September 1853, in London, England.

20 setembro 2005

Théodore Chassériau

The Tepidarium, 1853. Oil on canvas. Musée d’Orsay, Paris.

Théodore Chassériau, born September 20, 1819, in Samana, Dominican Republic.

19 setembro 2005

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Trust in the you of now

William Dyce

Francesca da Rimini, 1837. Oil on canvas, 142.00 x 176.00 cm. National Gallery of Scotland.

William Dyce was born September 19, 1806, Aberdeen, Scotland.

18 setembro 2005

Anton Mauve

Riders in the Snow of the Woods at The Hague, 1879. Watercolour and bodycolour on paper/Watercolour, white bodycolour, 44,1 x 26,7 cm. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.

Anton Mauve was born in Zaandam, Netherlands, on 18 September 1838.

17 setembro 2005

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Overcoat

Nine Horses


16 setembro 2005

Intumescências bibliófilas


This one's for you...

Parting the Waters

New Yorker presents an evening of words and music from New Orleans and the Delta to benefit Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Tickets cost $250, $100, and $50.

Readings and performances by Buckwheat Zydeco, Patricia Clarkson, Elvis Costello, Willem Dafoe, David Byrne and the Les Misérables Brass Band, Eddy Davis and His New Orleans Jazz Band featuring Woody Allen, Richard Ford, Gary Louris and Mark Olson from the Jayhawks, Leigh (Little Queenie) Harris, Terrence Howard, Kevin Kline, Audra McDonald, Toni Morrison, Mary-Louise Parker, Queen Ida and Her Zydeco Band, the ReBirth Brass Band, Lou Reed, Savion Glover, Allen Toussaint, Calvin Trillin, and Walter Wolfman Washington and the Roadmasters.

September 24, 7:30 p.m.
New York, N.Y.
Town Hall
123 West 43rd St.

Your life bits

Frederick Goodall

The Song of the Nubian Slave, 1863. Oil on canvas, 712 X 920 mm. Royal Academy of Arts, London.

Frederick Goodall, born 17 September 1822 in London, England, United Kingdom.

12 setembro 2005

Diff'rent Stokes for Diff'rent Folks

And None of Them Knew They Were Robots, Balanescu Quartet.

And finally: The Robots, Señor Coconut & His Orchestra (no link).


The Robots, Kraftwerk.

Brain One

The September issue of Prospect magazine includes a 73-minute CD of The Fahrenheit Twins, a story written and read by Michel Faber with a soundtrack by Brian Eno.


Fernand Khnopff

I Lock My Door Upon Myself, 1891. Oil on canvas, 72 x 140cm. Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.

Fernand Khnopff, born on September 12, 1858 at Schloss Grembergen, West Flanders.

04 setembro 2005

Eilif Peterssen

Bryggen Sandvika fra 1888. 72 x 94 cm. Olje.

Hjalmar Eilif Emanuel Peterssen born Christiania [now Oslo], Norway, 4 September 1852.

03 setembro 2005


Robert Fripp. Radiophonics II.


Cundo Bermúdez

Serie de las Cintas, 1985 . Oil on canvas, 38 x 48 in / 96.5 x 121.9 cm. Gary Nader Fine Art.

Cundo Bermúdez was born in Havana, Cuba, 3 September 1914 .

02 setembro 2005

Noël Hallé

La course d'Hippomène et d'Atalante, 1765 . 3,20 x 7 m. Musée du Louvre.

Noël Hallé was born 2 September 1711, in Paris, France.

01 setembro 2005

Yasuo Kuniyoshi

Girl on Sofa, 1925. Oil on canvas, 36 3/4 x 43 inches. Arizona State University Art Museum.

Yasuo Kuniyoshi was born 1 September 1893 in Okayama, Japan.