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jef stuyven’s art

Enjoy the images (c) Jef Stuyven and go see the expo @ De Specht, Ravenstraat 116 in Leuven (Louvain), Belgium, until 2016-05-31. If only for the man’s remarkable collection of objects, e.g. the fisherman’s anthropology! (Or how would yoù call … Continue reading

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tanner alain tanner

Halfway between Varda and Faraldo, there’s Tanner. Alain Tanner, from Geneva. Discreet charm, clever man, singular cineast, both poet and sociologist. Worked with John Berger, too, and was influenced by Pérec, methinks. Do dig! After my post on the exquisite … Continue reading

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pen not mightier than the sword

“Now when you enter America, you have to put all of your fingers in ink, it’s like entering a big jail. Do you know that you cannot smoke anymore in Central Park? New York is not like it was in the 1970s, everything was happening then, now it’s mu… Continue reading

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edward gorey not richard corey

Edward Gorey, an original artist and illustrator who’s clearly been an inspiration to artists as diverse as Glen Baxter, Tim Burton or David Shrigley … and to many of today’s up & coming draughtsmen and illustratrices too … I’m very curious fo… Continue reading

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adam curtis on ghostwatch

Adam Curtis – click the tag for more on him – has just blogged “a brief history of the appearance of ghosts and poltergeists and other spirits on television. Not fictional ghosts – but real ones, or the reports of their appearances, that you find … Continue reading

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platter & dikker

“In het oude Nederland hielden alle fietsers rechts en als ze op de stoep reden, kregen ze een bekeuring. […] Er is een nieuw type mens ontstaan. Hij is grof en hij is dik. Hij lapt de verkeersregels aan zijn laars, hij scheldt zijn medemens uit, … Continue reading

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