Category Archives: Art

Men and Motorcycles

“Nairobi, Kenya,” a photo from Boing Boing reader Biketripper shared in the BB Flickr Pool. On the bikeflaps of one rider, “A Strong Enemy Is Better Than a Weak Friend.” Thanks, MY!  (original source biketripper via boingboing) Advertisements

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Empathy & Society

Thank you, Tahirih and RSA.

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Heidelberg Project

Randomly, I read about the Heidelberg Project (also here, here and here) in a Detroit neighbourhood. This art project was founded by Tyree Guyton (more about him here). (Image from the MI Daily) Dotty Wotty House (via wikipedia): polka dot house (from Joe Braun Photography):

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Hassan Hajjaj’s LV Posse

LV Posse, 2000 / année Islamique: 1420 by Hassan Hajjaj. One of the monograph exhibitions of the Bamako Encounters.

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Underground reading

From the NYT: One Sunday afternoon this holiday season, as the literary professionals were putting finishing touches on their year-end lists of best books, citizen critics were busy just reading. On a No. 6 train between Astor Place and 125th … Continue reading

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Russian Gangsters

I’m sitting here open mouthed.  I really have no idea what to think or feel or say about this photo series published in The Guardian. Shocking. Creepy.  Beautiful.  Devastating.  Awful.  Demeaning? In a ‘godforsaken place’ in Russia, small-time gangsters are … Continue reading

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Solitude

Guardian.co.uk Michel de Broin, Solitude (2002)

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