Flower Me Gently (2010) by Linn Olofsdotter.
Yes, this is one of those lazy end-of-year retrospectives, a look back at all the artists whose work was highlighted in the weekend posts for 2011. Thanks to BibliOdyssey, Form is Void and 50 Watts for so often pointing the way.
Blasphemous Rumours (2009/2010) by Ryan Martin. The artist now has a dedicated site for his paintings.
DG-2499 (1975) by the fantastic (in every sense of the word) Zdzislaw Beksinski (1929–2005). See the Dmochowski Gallery for a comprehensive collection of the artist’s work.
Continue reading “The weekend artists”
Three Seekers (2009) by Kelly Louise Judd.
• Kevin Sessums talked to Elizabeth Taylor in 1997 about Tennessee Williams, her AIDS activism and related matters. Other related matters: Catholics lead the way on same-sex marriage and Mahatma Gandhi was in love with a German body-builder named Hermann.
• Cray porn (the computer, that is) at Barnbrook Design as the CD package for Interplay by John Foxx and The Maths is unveiled.
• Michael Rother and Friends Play the Music Of Neu! A stream of an hour-long concert from August 2010.
One of the tragedies of drug prohibition is that we have never developed a culture in which young people can learn how to use powerful drugs properly from older, wiser and more experienced psychonauts. I count myself lucky to have encountered such good teachers to guide me with such drugs as LSD, psilocybin, DMT, MDMA and mescaline.
Dr Susan Blackmore on using LSD.
• Another Dispatch in a World of Multiple Veils, a new release by Arkhonia.
• Micromachina by Scott Bain “examines what makes the insect world tick”.
• Down with art!: the age of manifestos. Related: The Manifesto Manifesto.
• John Patterson: “We’re all living in the future as seen by Philip K Dick.”
• Music To Play In The Dark: A Wake For Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson.
• Albert Einstein, Radical: A Political Profile.
• Was “God’s Wife” edited out of the Bible?
• Porn made for women, by women.
• Hallogallo (1972) by Neu! | Opa-Loka (1975) by Hawkwind | Jenny Ondioline (1993) by Stereolab | Hallogallo (1997) by Porcupine Tree.