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Dec 02, 2012
‘Shock of the News,’ on Artists and Newspapers - NYTimes.com
When my kids get ready to make art, they reach for the newspaper. Cheap and always available, it’s our household’s all-purpose work surface for messy creativity. And when the kids are done, their creations proudly drying on the kitchen counter, the paint-spattered, goop-glopped newspaper pages spread out to protect the table are often striking to look at in their own right: a Syrian rebel disappearing into a burst of pink watercolor; an exposé of Wall Street crimes redacted with glue blobs and fake feathers.
Above: Paul Klee, “Alpha bet II,” 1938 from Shock of the News
Jul 28, 2010
May 06, 2009
Paul Klee, Twittering Machine (Die Zwitscher-Maschine)
Richard Thompson on twitter:
I read somewhere years ago that birdsong is really just a way for the bird to say, “bird here!” and all the music is just lagniappe, which can be extrapolated in humans to “Mozart here!” or “Leadbelly here!” or “Britney Spears here!”
(Thompson is @pooralmanack on twitter)