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severak 6.12.2023 17:53:27

Document: The Symbolism Survey - The Paris Review

In 1963, a sixteen-year-old San Diego high school student named Bruce McAllister sent a four-question mimeographed survey to 150 well-known authors of literary, commercial, and science fiction. Did they consciously plant symbols in their work? he asked. Who noticed symbols appearing from their subconscious, and who saw them arrive in their text, unbidden, created in …

severak 7.11.2023 15:24:47

Stewart Brand’s Dubious Futurism

What did the creator of the Whole Earth Catalog stand for?

severak 31.10.2023 11:55:04

The World’s Most Popular Painter Sent His Followers After Me Because He Didn’t Like a Review of His Work. Here’s What I Learned | Artnet News


severak 26.10.2023 13:41:17

Whole Earth Index

Here lies a nearly-complete archive of Whole Earth publications, a series of journals and magazines descended from the Whole Earth Catalog, published by Stewart Brand and the POINT Foundation between 1970 and 2002.

severak 4.12.2021 15:59:16

The weirdest book in the world just turned 40. We talked to its creator.

Italian artist Luigi Serafini gives us a look inside the 40th anniversary edition of his beautifully bizarre Codex Seraphinianus.

severak 1.12.2021 22:31:47


Wiki for Collaborative Studies of Arts, Media and Humanities

severak 1.12.2021 22:24:30

Dream palaces: Richard Stanley hymns the Scala cinema

The director of Dust Devil, Hardware and Color Out of Space recalls dealing drugs to Dario Argento at the cultiest of all London cinemas.

severak 1.12.2021 13:11:25

Right-clickers vs. the monkey JPG owners

Read to the end for a really good supercut

severak 19.10.2021 00:20:49

Agatha Christie's Poirot

Title Designer Pat Gavin puts order and method (and his little grey cells) to work for ITV’s Agatha Christie’s Poirot.

severak 28.9.2020 16:51:16

Photo Exclusive: Hidden From The Nazis, Murdered Jewish Artist's Trove Of Paintings Discovered In Prague House

Two years after an art treasure with a harrowing backstory was uncovered in the walls of a Prague house, the holder has gone public with the historic scale of the discovery.

severak 3.9.2020 12:55:34

“I’ve fallen madly in love with a woman” – Queer themes in Tove Jansson’s life and work, part 1


severak 18.5.2020 10:11:55

Borut Vogelnik: Náš umělecký systém byl velmi uzavřený


severak 14.5.2020 13:31:15

Shaun Greenhalgh

Shaun Greenhalgh (born 1960) is a British artist and former art forger. Over a seventeen-year period, between 1989 and 2006, he produced a large number of forgeries. Teaming up with his brother and elderly parents, who fronted the sales side of the operation, he successfully sold his fakes internationally to museums, auction houses, and private buyers, accruing nearly £1 million.The family have been described by Scotland Yard as "possibly the most diverse forgery team in the world, ever". However, when they attempted to sell three Assyrian reliefs using the same provenance as they had previously, suspicions were raised. Apprehended, Shaun Greenhalgh was sentenced to prison for four years and eight months in November 2007.The Victoria and Albert Museum in London held an exhibition of Greenhalgh's works from 23 January to 7 February 2010.The Metropolitan Police’s art and antiques unit built a replica model of the shed where the works were created and labelled Greenhalgh "the most diverse art forger known in history". Many of his fakes, including the Amarna Princess, Risley Park Lanx, and works by Barbara Hepworth and...

severak 12.5.2020 11:39:21

Electric Duet

A classic Apple ][ program that performed music in two voices.

severak 11.5.2020 06:30:19

Searching for Malik Bendjelloul – a tragedy revisited

In May Swedish film-maker Malik Bendjelloul – who had won an Oscar for Searching for Sugar Man – shocked everyone by taking his own life. Andrew Anthony tries to make sense of a tragedy

severak 4.5.2020 17:05:08

Quarantine Zine Club

Quarantine Zine Club will keep you connected to the zine community! You can share your zines, read zines & engage with zinesters from around the world!

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