Afternoon Art Break

“Still Life, Tea Set”
Jean-Étienne Liotard (c. 1781)

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Robert Graves, reluctant war poet

Take a 360 ride through a massive model train set

Plutarch’s moralism

Asshole attacks Thomas Gainsborough painting at National Gallery

HAHAHAHA perfect

You’re telling me if government doesn’t do something people will get off their asses and do it themselves? Madness! (By the way, the panic over Meals on Wheels is absurd.)

GREAT AGAIN

Congrats, taxpayers!

Why do we sleep?

What an embarrassing shitshow. Gravely insulting our closest ally on basis of a crank theory floated by a dope on Fox News.

The man who made science fiction

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Weekend Art Break

“Garden in Louveciennes in the Snow”
Alfred Sisley (1874)

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Evening Art Break

“To Beauty (An die Schönheit)”
Otto Dix (1922)

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The surprising rising popularity of board games

Netflix to restore and release unfinished Orson Welles film

Unbelievable. Literacy is racist, guys.

The best Sinclair Lewis novels for these crazy times

Franz Kafka’s posthumous short stories

Bosch and Bruegel

The passions of Elizabeth Bishop

The poetry, politics, and madness of Ezra Pound

Mussolini’s last lover 

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Afternoon Art Break

“Windflowers”
John William Waterhouse (1902)

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Evening Art Break

“Fireside Dreams”
Julian Alden Weir (1887)

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