“The only reason for bringing together works of art in a public place is that […] they produce in us a kind of exalted happiness. For a moment there is a clearing in the jungle: we pass on refreshed, with our capacity for life increased and with some memory of the sky.” - Sir Kenneth Clark
I’m just so damn proud of myself for...
The first time I listened to Bon Iver was on my iPod while walking through a Picasso show at the Met. And I still can’t get enough of it.
Such a strange and beautiful little song. This...
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Fun fact learned today: Joe Scarborough totally <3’s Fleet Foxes.
A short list of really awesome things that come from the Midwest: - Bon Iver - Bob Dylan - Sufjan Stevens - Ernest Hemingway - Joan Mitchell - Barack Obama - Abraham Lincoln - The ‘85 Chicago Bears - the best hot dogs in the world Suck it, rest of the country.
Bon Iver covers Bob Dylan. I die.
I’m pretty excited about the Met’s new website, because you can zoom in pretty far on paintings. Though it’s hardly a substitute for the real thing.