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Afternoon Art Break

“Hotel Bedroom”
Lucian Freud (1954)

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“Two Men at a Table”
Erich Heckel (1912)

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Your Morning Cup of Links

“But what really works about Houston — and about America — is that line of guys saying, ‘I have a bass boat, a raincoat, and some rope — what can I do to help?’ There’s no army in the world that can replace that, and no amount of treasure that can buy it.”

The American Genius of Twin Peaks“But for all its ethereal whooshing and surrealist impressionism, this season of Twin Peaks is some of Lynch’s most grounded, humane, and contemporary work.”

Surfing religiously

Correct

My alma mater’s handling of its symbols has just been embarrassing.

LMAO

Four art biographies to read this autumn

Bacon’s lost pope

A delightful and affectionate history of the American cocktail (which the government almost killed)

A new collection of letters between Tolstoy and his wife, Tolstaya, casts light on the couple’s difficult and complex relationship

Does this mark the end of Spain’s three-hour lunch breaks?

How Artsy convinced galleries to sell fine art online

The drawings of the Old Masters

The Negroni fools no one – it’s easy to make and contains nothing but booze”

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Afternoon Art Break

“Summer Morning”
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (c. 1855-1860)

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“The Slave Ship”
William Turner (1840)

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Afternoon Links

The real reason Jeff Bezos grinds Trump’s gears

Truly the dumbest time to be alive. (But please let there be a Confederate general named Dick Vitale.)

The cost of leaving is too high and the cost of winning is too high, so we’re stuck in this stalemate…forever, apparently.

Is ‘slow art’ the next big art movement?

Yes! Now I can’t wait for Christmas.

A must-read: “Down Syndrome Speaks”

Remember: never, ever go to Mexico.

What a disgrace

Italy’s brutal calcio storico tournament

Food at the Tour de France

Is cultural appropriation ever appropriate? (Yes.)

Inside Facebook’s moderation center in Berlin

“For a day, our political troubles were eclipsed”

Nancy Pelosi flunks Constitutional law

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Afternoon Art Break

“Pavonia”
Frederic Leighton (c. 1859)

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