Matthias Grünewald, detail of demons from “The Temptation of St. Anthony” in the Isenheim altarpiece, 1516.
Wink was 97% certain the world was a simulation. It was by far the most likely scenario. It was clear that intelligent life had evolved, somewhere, and intelligent life of any sort would inevitably create […]
The eminent neuroscientist Jaak Panskepp, who pioneered the study of emotion in mammals, is famous for, among other things, tickling rats in the lab to make them laugh, but his work wasn’t a joke. He […]
Luis Ricardo Falero (Spanish, 1851-1896) Witches Going to the Sabbath, 1878
Russian/German artist Vadim Voitekhovitch paints an alternate vision of the late 19th & early 20th centuries that I wish was real. Some of his machinery looks almost organic, as if lifted from the world of […]
Everybody sees what they want to see. art by Amy Sherald, Brian Kenny, David Hammons, Faile Library, Icy & Sot, Jasper Johns, Keith Haring, Niels Kalk, Robert Carter, and Tony Futura.
Macfarlane Gregory Anthony Mackey, who recorded as Exuma (1942 –1997), was a Bahamian musician, known for his almost unclassifiable music: a strong mixture of carnival, junkanoo, calypso and ballad. In his early days in New […]
Dean Cornwell can tell entire stories by the looks on his subjects’ faces. Above is “It’s Hard to Explain Murder” (1920). This is “Enchanted Hill”: