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Art Du Jour (Anzac Day 2015 Edition)

Eddie Pensier writes: Peter Wegner, Dog With Gas Mask, 2013 Related Previous ANZAC-themed ADJ here and here.

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“Big Eyes”

Paleo Retiree writes: Tim Burton’s “Big Eyes” hit me the way nearly all his post-“Batman” movies have hit me: as having a lot of kooky, fun visuals and as being about two inches deep in dramatic and character terms. Burton, … Continue reading

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Eddie Pensier writes: Jozef Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski, Kronos 2 (1979), photographed without flash The same artwork, photographed with flash. From COLOUR MUSIC, an exhibit I attended today at the ANU’s Drill Hall Gallery, which “brings together the work of visual artists … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: “Strength” from the Visconti-Sforza tarot, c.1442-1447.

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Eddie’s Tea Chronicles: Vintage Tea Ads, Five Ways

Eddie Pensier writes: “Vintage” is really superfluous: there’s no doubt these are from a very, very different era.    

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Paleo Retiree writes: Right up front, let me admit that I’m not going to be reviewing “Nymphomaniac.” If a review’s what you want, read a damn reviewer. They get paid to do that shit. Instead, I’m going to invoke my … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Fyodor Bronnikov, Pythagoreans Celebrate Sunrise, 1869

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Art Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: Giovanni Boldini, Portrait of a Lady (1912)

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Cartoon Du Jour

Eddie Pensier writes: “Restaurant De Lujo” (Luxury Restaurant) by Argentine humorist and editorial cartoonist Lino Palacio¬†(1903-1984)

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Paleo Retiree writes: Lincoln: Saint who set free the black people, or dastardly creator of the suffocating, over-centralized modern state? Love this Mickey Spillane paperback bookcover. Some wonderful Japanese prints of nudes. Russian women apparently enjoy being objectified. Imagine that. … Continue reading

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