I love this.
joelaz: Ansel Adams Negatives From Yard Sale Worth $200M A box of 65 old glass negatives bought at a yard sale for $45 are reportedly Ansel Adam’s early work valued at an estimated $200 million. Read the full story from The Associated Press.
dpstyles: Portrait made out of shoelaces! Seen at Opera Gallery (Soho, NYC): Opera Gallery (Spring & Mercer, almost across from Burton Store) is really worth walking thru every now and then. I need to go back and see how the artist made the carpet / shoelaces. I’ll try to get some better up-close pics. (you can see some of the magic if you click “All Sizes” but I’m still confused by this) Awesome.
newyorker: “Text messages have always seemed a little flat to me, so the murmuring Greek chorus of a hashtag might be a perfect way to liven them up and give them a bit of dimension. And from there, who knows? Books? Newspapers? Tattoos?” – Susan Orlean considers new uses for hashtags. Check out her blog, Free Range, at newyorker.com
Today’s theme will be Japanese artists. Honji is ridiculously fresh. (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)
“How to win Friends and Influence People” Don’t criticize, condemn or complain. Give honest and sincere appreciation. Arouse in the other person an eager want. – Dale Carnegie All of these guidelines still apply, 70 years later. This is so awesome.
I submitted this short opinion piece to the 48hrmag.com project, and it wasn’t selected, as the other writers were all way better than me, and I’m looking forward to reading the magazine when it comes out, as should you. But I want to share my thoughts anyway. More to come, of course. The Masculine Mystique: Why it’s time to stop watching ESPN, and time to start hustling Gentlemen: we’ve got a problem. In many ways, this article is, […]
This is going to be a multiple post train of thought, I know it. But I first wanted to start with unpacking this one thought here a little bit. My friend Alex and I have spent some time pondering the notion of instant messaging, of cellphones, and of social networks, and how they leave us connected to anyone who we have ever interacted with, and make that all-too-easy proverbial “Add as a Friend” button all […]