Monday, June 18, 2012

e. e. cummings - 15 Quotes

e. e. cummings

1. A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.

2. Be of love a little more careful than of anything.

3. Humanity I love you because when you're hard up you pawn your intelligence to buy a drink.

4. I imagine that yes is the only living thing.

5. I like my body when it is with your body. It is so quite new a thing. Muscles better and nerves more.

6. I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

7. I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

8. I'm living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart.

9. It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

10. It takes three to make a child.

11. Knowledge is a polite word for dead but not buried imagination.

12. The earth laughs in flowers.

13. The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.

14. The sensual mysticism of entire vertical being.

15. Unbeing dead isn't being alive.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Selected Brut/Outsider Art

Jean Dubuffet
The cow with a subtitle nose

George Widener

Megalopolis 7


Jim Bloom
Spilled Milk

The Undesirables

Change Your Own Toner Laura

Maddening Crowd

Lisa's Sweater

Comcast Cares (Are You Holding)

Laura Craig McNellis

Untitled (White Sweater with Pink Flowers)

Untitled (Blue Tank Top)

Untitled (Honey Pot)

Untitled (Black Coat with Pink Accents)

Untitled (Green Camouflage Coat)

Poster for the Out of the Closet Exhibit

Adolf Wolfli

Aloise Corbaz
(without title)

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(without title)

Timothy Wehrle
Different car same sweet dream

Men's Menstrual Cycle

The Believable Households

Melody for the Pugs (detail)

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Saturday, June 9, 2012

Angelique Kidjo - Four Songs

Angelique Kidjo
Voodoo Child

Ne Me Quitte Pas (Don't Leave Me)

Agolo (Please)


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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Remake of the Fela Kuti Song "Lady"

Fela Kuti  (1938-1997)

Recent video about the remake of the song “Lady” by the legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Featuring ?uesto, tUnE-yArDs, Angélique Kidjo, Akua Naru and horn section of Rubblebucket.

And the final version:

The Fela Kuti Version:

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