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Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: About those bonobos … Women in combat? Great! But there seems to be one small problem … Cool project. Finally, a political cause I can get behind. What to make of the cult of work? Is it possible … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: “The Judgment of Paris” by Marcantonio Raimondi, designed by Raphael, ca. 1510-1520, followed by “Luncheon on the Grass” by Édouard Manet, 18-62-1863. Click on the images to enlarge.

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Ivan Aivazovsky, “The Birth of Aphrodite,” 1887. Click on the image to enlarge. Related Back here I shared a gallery of Aivazovsky’s seascapes.

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Swings

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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A Day at the Bowers Museum

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Although I’ve lived within 10 minutes of it for almost a decade, it was only within the past month that I finally made it over to Orange County’s Bowers Museum, an art and cultural history institution located in … Continue reading

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“Tim’s Vermeer”

Paleo Retiree writes: The biggest surprise for me about this documentary was how un-tricky, un-conceptual, and un-meta it was. Co-produced and hosted by Penn Jillette and directed by his partner-in-po-mo-magic Teller, it’s a straightforward account of their friend Tim Jenison, … Continue reading

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Art Du Jour

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Paul Delaroche, “The Execution of Lady Jane Grey,” 1833. More here. Click on the image to enlarge.

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