Seeing Ofili’s painting at the new MOMA today reminded me that when Guiliani was mayor, he sued the Brooklyn Museum for showing it. It offended the former mayor’s sensibillity that dried dung and porn images of buttocks were incorporated into the painting. Now Olifi is in the canon of a major world artists and Guiliani […]
I wish you could see the chocolate syrup fountain pouring from it. A revival of pop. A depressant to appetite. 🙂 Loved it.
Terrific, clear article on how to be a friend to someone who has had a loss, including illness. What to say, what not to say. https://forge.medium.com/the-cure-for-toxic-positivity-155278b7daaa
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. COUNEY, How a Mysterious European Showman Saved Thousands of American Babies by Dawn Raffel
Dawn Raffel gave a spellbinding talk and slideshow at Quest, an adult learning center today. Reading about how this bogus doctor from Croatia saved 7000 premature babies a hundred years ago by putting them in incubators when there were none or only a few in hospitals. And he had to fund his mission by putting […]