"Spreadsheets: The App That Tracks Your Sex Life's Ups and Downs" article by Filipa Ioannou. Seriously? Apparently - yes. Someone thought of it, and someone else is buying it. What's next?
"If it wasn't for pick-pockets I'd have no sex at all." Rodney Dangerfield
I am a big opera lover, but think I will be skipping this one. It was actually commissioned by The Royal Opera House in London in 2011, and now is making its way to us, and will be on at BAM from September 18th to 28th.
One should not be surprised however, because the same team brought you "Jerry Springer: The Opera" in 2003.
"Death and vulgarity are the only two facts in the nineteenth century that one cannot explain away." Oscar Wilde
Hours: Daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Address: 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
"Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it." Leonardo Da Vinci
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CV3D8h5eaXg] Watch "Draw or Die" documentary by Lennart Brede. The movie is about some of the world's finest illustrators, painters, and concept artists coming together to share their knowledge with the aspiring young artists from all over the world. This symposium took place in Berlin, Germany, in the Summer of 2010.
I really liked seeing traditional artists work next to tablet users and be fascinated by one another. Wish this movie had more shots of them drawing instead of drinking, but that's what you get when the sponsor is Vodka :)
"Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." John W. Gardner
From August 15th to September 13th Sotheby's in New York City will hold an exhibition: "Alexander Calder: Works on Paper from 1930-1976"
Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Address: 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021
Of course Calder is known for his sculptures and mobiles, but I am very fond of his prints and drawings.
"I paint with shapes." Alexander Calder
The title says it all, and I absolutely believe it to be true.
"An uncreative life is not worth living." Ted Nierenberg