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Faster Tarkovsky

Pretty much exactly what it’s like driving in this town where we live now. Except the destination’s not a telepathic ghost planet. Except it sort of is. (From Solaris, 1972.)

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‘Odd Job’ Mockup

I think I have the green light to go ahead and make this thing. Or at least not a red light. Yet. Usually it’s sort of halfway between red and yellow. Going into this project, I have that exact same … Continue reading

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MACBA Portable Notebooks

Okay, so, I like this a lot, because it’s maybe a good sign that I’m vaguely on the right path with the research project I’m doing. Of course, you never know about the rightness of paths, not really. Anyhow, here’s … Continue reading

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More Anaglyph Practice

A really weak practice anaglyph of a completely awesome piece of work by Karl Wirsum for the Children’s Library at the Harold Washington Library Center in Chicago. And, well, I guess the separation between shots is supposed to be about … Continue reading

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IF – Double

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IF – Detective

In “Notes for Young Writers,” Annie Dillard says that “if you skip a day it will take three painful days to get to believing in the work again.” So, if drawing’s at all like writing, and if you really need … Continue reading

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Renovation

I had an issue with my old blog, so now I’m starting over, although with the same old content. Apparently I can’t transfer my links over as easily as I can move my old posts, so I’ll work on that … Continue reading

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IF – Wilderness

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Various Dreams, 12.09

1. Dreamt that Peter Buck of R.E.M. owned a barber shop called “Go Team Go!”. 2. Lost & carless in a big weird city, which was part a New York borough like a Knipl borough, part Los Angeles circa November … Continue reading

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IF – Wrapped

Back in the Old Country, my great-grandparents were avid art collectors. Here they are with one of their favorite pieces, Christo’s Wrapped Birdbath. Eventually, though, my Uncle Otis unwrapped it so he could use the cloth for cleaning his golf … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Moe

Mr. David Fair, one of the founders of the band Half Japanese, and a prolific artist and writer besides, has a new record out on Thick Syrup Records called I’ll Be Moe. It’s chock full of stories about childhood that … Continue reading

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Munakata, Cornell

Went to the Art Institute of Chicago today in search of Japanese prints and Cornell boxes. Found both thanks to a very helpful docent. Restored my faith in humanity, in fact. The docent, I mean. The prints and boxes were … Continue reading

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