Brutalist cuckoo clocks (via @kottke).
Lead-poisoned playing fields. Here’s the NY Times story from earlier this month.
Fun visual history of computers from @docubyte (via @presentcorrect).
Hank Shteamer (@darkforcesswing) goes deep on the spirit and thought of Paul Motian. Typical erudition at work.
Matt LeMay (@mattlemay) on Gibson’s bankruptcy as a “cautionary tale about ‘innovation’” — typically well-written and insightful.
I think while appropriation has produced some interesting work … the most interesting thing is to back yourself into your own corner where no one else’s answers will fit. You will somehow have to come up with your own personal solutions to this problem that you have set for yourself because no one else’s answers are applicable.
Jendella Benson’s Young Motherhood at ICP via @ICPhotog
Richard Brody on the 2018 Maryland Film Festival via @NewYorker
On Leslie Jamison’s The Recovering via @LAReviewofBooks
On the photography of Mark Steinmetz via Aperture Foundation / @aperturefnd
Native American photographers via @nytimes
John Keene on a poem by Tyehimba Jess