Archive for June, 2013

Art Notes

Here Come the Eccentrics: First up, we toast those who defy a label or easy speculation. How to categorize the hermetic, visionary but decidedly non-naive talent Forrest Bess (1911 %26ndash; 1977)? His %26ldquo;Seeing Things Invisible%26rdquo; at The Menil Collection, organized by Clare Elliott with an archival intervention by like-minded artist Robert Gober, is as good as it gets. See why the... | Read More

Art Notes

Here Come the Eccentrics: First up, we toast those who defy a label or easy speculation. How to categorize the hermetic, visionary but decidedly non-naive talent Forrest Bess (1911 %26ndash; 1977)? His %26ldquo;Seeing Things Invisible%26rdquo; at The Menil Collection, organized by Clare Elliott with an archival intervention by like-minded artist Robert Gober, is as good as it gets. See why the... | Read More

Art Notes

Here Come the Eccentrics: First up, we toast those who defy a label or easy speculation. How to categorize the hermetic, visionary but decidedly non-naive talent Forrest Bess (1911 %26ndash; 1977)? His %26ldquo;Seeing Things Invisible%26rdquo; at The Menil Collection, organized by Clare Elliott with an archival intervention by like-minded artist Robert Gober, is as good as it gets. See why the... | Read More

Art with Your Red Dragon Roll

We%26rsquo;ve never understood why the arts of cooking and painting aren%26rsquo;t more closely aligned. Leave it to hometown creative Brian Gibb to remedy that. Gibb, you see, collaborated recently with Hypnotic Sushi owner Harlan Hill and chef Tony Gonzalez to whip up some white-cube magic for Oak Lawn%26rsquo;s recently opened sushi stop. Now alongside spicy salmon rolls, Gibb has curated... | Read More

Art with Your Red Dragon Roll

We%26rsquo;ve never understood why the arts of cooking and painting aren%26rsquo;t more closely aligned. Leave it to hometown creative Brian Gibb to remedy that. Gibb, you see, collaborated recently with Hypnotic Sushi owner Harlan Hill and chef Tony Gonzalez to whip up some white-cube magic for Oak Lawn%26rsquo;s recently opened sushi stop. Now alongside spicy salmon rolls, Gibb has curated... | Read More

Art with Your Red Dragon Roll

We%26rsquo;ve never understood why the arts of cooking and painting aren%26rsquo;t more closely aligned. Leave it to hometown creative Brian Gibb to remedy that. Gibb, you see, collaborated recently with Hypnotic Sushi owner Harlan Hill and chef Tony Gonzalez to whip up some white-cube magic for Oak Lawn%26rsquo;s recently opened sushi stop. Now alongside spicy salmon rolls, Gibb has curated... | Read More

Summer Preview: Kanye, Neko Case, No Age, More

Now that we've taken a look back on the year (so far), it's time to go full-speed ahead with a look to the future. On this week's All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are joined by a revolving cast of NPR Music's finest to share some of the summer albums they're most excited about.

Kanye West

Album: Yeezus

Song: Bound 2

ScHoolboy... | Read More

Daft Punk On The Music That Inspired ‘Random Access Memories’

by SAMI YENIGUN

Listen To Daft Punk Speak About Their Favorite Songs including Chic, James Blake, John Michell Jarre and The Strokes.

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Aboriginal and Original

A surprising, recently minted arrival in the Design District opens a window on the spiritually suffused collecting field of Aboriginal art. Owner Saher Saman melds a passion for painting by the indigenous people Down Under with a degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and decades in the ad and film business, plus a stint as a gallerist in Santa Fe. Searching for a metropolis where... | Read More

Aboriginal and Original

A surprising, recently minted arrival in the Design District opens a window on the spiritually suffused collecting field of Aboriginal art. Owner Saher Saman melds a passion for painting by the indigenous people Down Under with a degree from the Art Institute of Chicago and decades in the ad and film business, plus a stint as a gallerist in Santa Fe. Searching for a metropolis where... | Read More

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