Monday, January 28, 2013

New Year, New Blog

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Julian Barnes

“It hurts just as much as it is worth.” —Julian Barnes

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Zadie Smith

“The thing no one ever tells you about joy is that it has very little real pleasure in it.” —Zadie Smith

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Tarzan and Jane

"The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea." (Isak Dinesen)



I stole this from Esther Teichmann, who's been a visiting artist with us this year, who wrote a lovely piece for Foam. Unfortunately, Teichmann never discusses Tarzan and Jane swimming in her writing, but it was the first time I've seen this clip in at least a decade. I remember watching the movie as a child and rewinding the VHS (or was it a Betamax?) a few times in a row before moving on. The sound of the water has a seductive calming force encompassing the nude bodies within a black void.