If you like video games, especially classic pc games, now would a real good time to make an account on www.gog.com. You get some games just for signing up and Fallout 1, 2, and tactics are free for the next couple days
Seriously, if you have not read House of the Scorpion you are doing yourself a disservice. Imagine a book that manages to address controversial issues like cloning, the drug trade, illegal immigration, domestic abuse, religious faith, and child labor while maintaining a coherent and deeply emotional narrative directed at young teens.
So with all the hype beforehand, Black Friday was kind of boring. I had to get to work at 4 am this morning, which I wouldn’t care to do again but other than that I didn’t have any problems. I just folded a lot of clothes and helped people find jeans in their size, and then folded those previous clothes again because an inordinate amount of people suffer from JENGA withdrawal.
I started inking a page of my comic today, but then just as I finished the panel borders, I had an idea to rewrite the whole scene. Not wanting the page to go to waste, I thought this would give me a chance to practice inking and get a sense of how I want it to look.
with a six decade long career behind her, the famed japanese artist yayoi kusama shows no signs of slowing down, presenting a monumental show of new and recent work at david zwirner gallery in new york.
Man I hadn’t heard of this woman before, but this work is awesome!
edit: Wait, totally seen some of her early work, still cool though!
A few days ago philosopher and art critic Arthur Danto died. The man was one of the most influential minds of the past 30 years, and a great deal of credit is due to him for reconnecting philosophy and art. He’s most famous for theorizing “The End of Art” referring to his belief that after the creation of Andy Warhol’s Brillo Boxes, a work that for all intents and purposes resembled the official commercial boxes, Western Art had completed its narrative path, now Art could not be distinguished as something separate from the rest of the world. He was a briliant man, and one of the few art critics that was a real delight for me to read.
I wanted to post a short essay of his for anybody who is interested in his work. He’s a man who really loved his work, and his desire to really share that passion with his readers comes through in his writing.
Art Spiegelman’s got a lot of cool stuff going on in NYC right now and the next coming months that I’d really like to be able to see. Sadly, I’m not anywhere near there. So I’ll have to settle for reading all the articles.
coding is a Herculean task that will have you spend your entire day diving through web-pages and flipping through books trying to find that one little line of code that will take all of 2 seconds to enter and solve all your problems.