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“Whose Afraid of Modern Art?” Art History – The Städel Course on Modern Art

April 19, 2017. The Book and Fine Art in the New Media by Jack Dziamba. New Post Every Wednesday. The Städel Course On Modern Art “This is the best digital tool that I have ever seen and used. It is a great delight to learn more about art with this course. User of the course. […]

Bosch “Garden of Earthy Delights,” Fine Art in the New Media – 500 Years Later

April 5, 2017. Books and Fine Art in the New Media. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday by Jack Dziamba. Explore Hieronymus Bosch’s Garden of Earthly Delights in an Amazing, Annotated Interactive Video “Hieronymus Bosch’s “The Garden of Earthly Delights” has bewitched and bewildered art fans and historians alike for centuries. It’s crowded, complicated, and […]

60 Free Film Noir Movies – “The Most American Film Genre” from Open Culture

Re Posted from Open Culture * “During the 1940s and 50s, Hollywood entered a “noir” period, producing riveting films based on hard-boiled fiction. These films were set in dark locations and shot in a black & white aesthetic that fit like a glove. Hardened men wore fedoras and forever smoked cigarettes. Women played the femme […]

Photoshop Before Photoshop: Ansel Adams and James Dean

March 8, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday.   Photoshop Before Photoshop Our post, ANSEL ADAMS, AND PHOTOGRAPHY BEFORE PHOTOSHOP ,(2013), has been a perennial favorite since its publication in February, 2013. The popularity of the post is epitomized by the Before and After prints of Adams’ iconic image, “Moonrise,” which […]

The Paris Review Video: Karl Ove Knausgaard Discusses His First Book, … and What It Did To Him

March 1, 2017 by Jack Dziamba. New Posr Goes Up Every Wednesday The Paris Review has launched a video series, “My First Time,” where artists discuss their “First Work,”and the effect it has had on them as artists.  In the video above Karl Ove Knausgaard talks about writing his first book, Ute av verden (Out […]

Kurt Vonnegut’s Master’s Thesis Rejected by University of Chicago

Vonnegut: Theory in Few Words “The ability to express an idea clearly and simply is a mark of genius.” (Me.) A Short Story “Vonnegut was a graduate student in Anthropology  [at the University of Chicago] from 1945 to 1947, after serving in World War II. Vonnegut left Chicago after his Master’s thesis, “’The Fluctuations Between […]

Samuel Beckett – 25 Minutes on the Internet – An Experiment

Time and the Internet The Internet” is now seen as the cause of short attention span. Before the Internet, the cause of a short attention span was assigned to Television. Before that … Some though assign the cause of short attention span to human nature, where the mind is constantly active , reacts to stimuli, and […]