- The New YorkerJul 19 09:28 PM
For a long time, Joe Gould thought he was going blind. This was before he lost his teeth, and years before he lost the history of the world he’d been writing in hundreds of dime-store composition notebooks, their black covers mottled like the pelt of a speckled goat, their white pages lined with thin blue veins.
- IANS via Yahoo Maktoob NewsJul 08 10:46 AM
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Wednesday drew flak from Tagore experts, constitutional figures, academicians and politicians for seeking an amendment in the national anthem "Jana Gana Mana". While Singh's Tripura counterpart Tathagata Roy chose micro-blogging site Twitter to assert that there was no such need, two former vice-chancellors of Rabindra Bharati University...
- Metacritic via Yahoo! NewsJul 27 02:21 PM
Our guide to this week's (and last week's) album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Disclosure, Kurt Vile, and Belle & Sebastian, plus brand new streaming music from Teenage Time Killers, Albert Hammond Jr., Jamie Lidell, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic
- The New YorkerJul 14 10:55 AM
In 1965, after a trip through China and Japan, the Iranian modernist Sohrab Sepehri found his voice. It could be heard in a new poem he had written, called “The Sound of Water’s Footsteps.” Sepehri puzzles over his identity as a writer, as a Muslim, as a widely travelled painter, and as a man from Kashan, where, in the seventh century, according to legend, Arab invaders intent on spreading Islam...
- Washington PostJul 10 11:38 AM
Dada and the Unmaking of the 20th Century
- The Huffington PostJul 14 03:49 PM
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters / Taylor Lednum/GSA The General Services Administration (GSA) granted us a rare look at a Level 5 security campus, the new U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters , at the restored St. Elizabeth's Hospital in southeast Washington, D.C. This $646-million project is just the first in a series that will transform a mid-19th-century mental asylum, founded by social reformer ...
- The Wall Street JournalJul 20 08:23 PM
A sculptor whose technique demanded great skill but allowed for greater creativity.
- US WeeklyJul 22 12:38 PM
She is woman, hear her roar! Emma Thompson sounded off on sexism in Hollywood in a new interview, reflecting on the status of actresses in her decades in the industry.
- The Glendale News-PressJul 06 03:01 PM
Show focuses on British art from the early 20th century. John Minton's "Derelict Farm Machinery" (1948), composed in black pen and watercolor with touches of white heightening.
- The GuardianJul 26 08:41 AM
In wealthy Casale San Nicola, protesters express the sort of anger and mistrust felt across country trying to cope with arrival of 80,000 migrants The wealthy suburb of Casale San Nicola on the outskirts of Rome, where well-off Italians escape the chaos of the capital and retreat into their multi-million euro villas nestled between cypress trees, seems like an unlikely flashpoint for the migrant...
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