Friday, 8/19/11

by musicclipoftheday

sounds of Nigeria

Fela Kuti, live (filmed by Ginger Baker), Nigeria (Calabar), 1971

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art beat: yesterday at Chicago’s Art Institute

Oda Kazuma, Catching Whitebait at Nakaumi, Izumo (1924)


Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1953-54


reading table

. . . life, that storm before the calm.

—Wislawa Szymborska, from “Negative” (trans. Clare Cavanagh & Stanislaw Baranczak, Monologue of a Dog [2006])