Music Monday

Apparently, Fiona Apple wrote the song exclusively for the show, so there’s no real video or even downloadable version of the song I can find, which is sad because it’s so good.

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Sunday Art Break

“The Ghent Altarpiece, The Virgin Mary”
Jan van Eyck (1426-1429)

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Afternoon Art Break

“Composition IV”
Wassily Kandinsky (1911)

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Your Morning Cup of Links

The difficulty of translating the Pyramid Texts

In praise of slowness

Why do your musical tastes get frozen over in your twenties?

Good for Andrew McCarthy, who has been defending Trump for far too long

I’m not shocked. Flynn is one of the worst people in D.C.

The king of the Netherlands has revealed he has been living a secret double life as an airline pilot

Collectors who purchased Basquiat painting for $19,000 sell it for a mind-boggling $110.5 million 

Evolution and the purposes of life

Benjamin Franklin on the free press

“I don’t know if Lou (Reed) would be cracking up about this or crying because it’s just too stupid”

Stop making terrible arguments for blind loyalty

God bless this ‘grammar vigilante’

Key work by Max Beckmann to hit the auction block for the first time

And the winner of the What’s That Thing? Award for bad public art is…

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Afternoon Art Break

“Woman Dressing”
Anders Zorn (1893)

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Music Monday

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Sunday Art Break

“Christ Giving Saint Peter the Keys to Heaven”
Giovanni Battista Pittoni (c. 1730-1735)

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