Post #989 • April 13, 2007, 10:07 AM • 29 Comments
Kurt Vonnegut, R.I.P. I recommend Bluebeard.
Cat and Girl: Some kid holding a head. The author comments:
Cat's favorite Caravaggio paintings include Some Kid Holding a Head,
He Had Twelve Jello Shots Where's the Student Medical Center,
I'll Put It On My Credit Card and You Can Give Me Cash,
and We're Going To Home Depot Whether You Like It Or Not.
This show looks too much like an effort to please the museum's most valuable supporters. With the ICA's expansion, the museum may be trying to cultivate donors who could be a continued source of funding. We've come to expect if not appreciate the Museum of Fine Arts' frequent cozying up to private collectors to the detriment of its intellectual mission. It's sad to see the ICA already going down that road. Fine, I'm not going to the mat over a Bourgeois show. But this issue comes up frequently enough for Johnson, including one instance that was a flat out bad call, that it's time to wonder about the degree to which his reaction is a reflexive one.
The No One Belongs Here More Than You site is a lesson for web designers: the point is not to make sites that follow all the rules but to make sites that will best accomplish the primary objectives of the site.
Tomer Hanuka is donating all proceeds from the sale of this print to the ICMC, a charity that assists Iraqi refugees.
The suits had me install a firewall on your imagination.