2. Put something shocking at the top of the page.
3. Women are the best reporters.
4. Point of view is everything.
5. Personal is better.
6. Never hold your best stuff.
A list of adages that the long-time editor of The Observer, Peter Kaplan, learned from New York magazine founding editor Clay Felker.
via Alexis Madrigal
We could move into the matrix if we wanted to. If we’re not moving backward at the same time and keeping that in check, I don’t think we’ll make it out of this century.
This is about understanding where we come from so we can end up in a better place.
Run, rabbit, run.
Chinese moon rocket liftoff, Dec 2013.
The selfie is a revolution against the camera’s tyranny. It puts the person being photographed in control of the photograph. It is an art of freedom.
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Note: I am not into music so I don’t know if Gaga is a genius but she has some kind of genius to be able to generate this kind of image, very high on the quality scale and so poweful on the cultural scale.
When they are gagged, we must be their voice.
When they are hunted, we must be their shield.
When they are locked away, we must free them.
Giving us the truth is not a crime. This is our data, our information, our history. We must fight to own it.
Courage is contagious.”
Herbstlandschaft | Autumn Landscape | Paysage d’automne
signed and dated ‘KANDINSKY 1911.’ (lower right)
oil on canvas 28 1/8 x 39 1/8 in. (71.6 x 99.3 cm.) painted on 31 January 1911
Note: has been owned by Mies van der Rohe, Chicago (acquired 1941).
Lora F. Marx, Chicago (gift from the above, circa 1942)