Art And Culture

October 2011

Monday 10/31/2011

Art and Music Links For 10/31/2011

Yuji Moriguchi
These are new images since I last blogged this talented artist.  I was reminded of his work by a post on Facebook by Fuco Ueda.

Forest of Spores (2010)

Octopus Mandela - Eight Maidens (2010)

Historic BDSM Art
These are kind of naughty, but not that naughty. You be the judge.

Spanking by Georges Topfer (1922)

The Gilded Cage by George Hare

Aleksandra Mir
These are fairly mind bending. 

Dream Project (2009)

Kim Ok
I like these.

Forbidden Games

Fallen Angel

Robert Petway - Catfish Blues (1941)
This is the original version of the song covered by Muddy Waters. According to Wikipedia, "He is said to have been an influence on many notable blues and rock musicians, including John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix.".

Robert Petway

Sarah Vaughan - Black Coffee (1949)
I love Sassy. :)

Sarah Vaughan

Julie London - Gone With The Wind (1955)
I love this version of the song by Julie London.  I heard the song as part of the soundtrack on the Notorious Betty Page.

Julie London

Jody Miller - Queen Of The House
Funny and surreal Scopitone. 

Jody Miller

Redbone - Come And Get Your Love (1974 Live) HD
Great song.


Blancmange - Blind Vision 12"
The used to play this song in the Detroit area on a new music station, but I never got the name of the band until just the other day.  Excellent song.


Chad Vangaalen - Molten Light (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

Chad Vangaalen

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Monday 10/24/2011

Art and Music Links For 10/24/2011

Mary Magdalene Revisited
I blogged Mary Magdalene back in 2008, but it still amazes me how many wonderful paintings of her exist.

Repentant Mary Magdalene via Giampietrino (Early 1500s)

Mary Magdalene In The Cave by Jules Joseph Lefebvre (1876)

by Guido Cagnacci (1663)

Glenn Authur

"In Love With Lament"

Atsuo Nakagawa
I want that orange elephant!!!



Suehiro Maruo

Creature from the Watergate Lagoon

Nixon as the Creature

The B52's - Love Shack

The B52's

Neutral Milk Hotel - In The Aeroplane Over The Sea

Neutral Milk Hotel

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Monday 10/17/2011

Art and Music Links For 10/17/2011

Aron Wiesenfeld via Anormal Magazine
I like these.


Ogata Korin
The screens below are amazing.  Also, I was so impressed with Ogata's Wind God that I use it for my Facebook icon.

Iris Screens

Wing God Screen Section

Audrey Hepburn and her Pet Fawn
I'd never seen that picture of Audrey before.  She's so beautiful.  It's almost unreal.

Audrey Hepburn

Danni Shinya Luo
New image from Danni Shinya Luo.

Play Nice

Snapshots Of The Past
Too funny.

Halloween (1962)
Halloween (1962)

Nura, The Silver Bridge, 1937
These illustrations remind me a little of Odilon Redon.

The Silver Bridge Illustration

Trixie Smith - My Daddy Rocks Me

Trixie Smith

Doc Watson - Shady Grove

Doc Watson

The Impressions - Gypsy Woman (1961)

The Impressions

The Flirtations - Nothing But A Heartache

The Flirtations

Black Heat - Love the Life you Live

Black Heat

Brazilian Love Affair - George Duke (Vinyl 12") 1980

George Duke

The Black Angels - Young Men Dead via Joseph Mcsween (2H)

The Black Angels

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Monday 10/10/2011

Art and Music Links For 10/10/2011

Note: Some of these links were from Facebook, but I can't remember who posted.  I'll try to capture the sources better in the future.

These are real good.

CAT2 Cover

Japanese Wife (Bride)

Jun Kumaori
This is one I missed from 2010 of Jun's.  Beautiful, isn't it?

30 Seconds (2010)

Miran Kim

Sirius Moment (2011)

David Houston Photography

David Houston (on Facebook)

Cate Rangel

Heart Shaped Box (2011)

Horror Stories Magazine Cover (1930s)

Horror Stories Magazine Cover

Ace Brigode: Yes Sir! That's My Baby
This is the original recording from 1925.


Elvin Jones - Why Try to Change Me Now
Elvin Jones was part of the famous John Coltrane Quartet.

Elvin Jones

Vashti Bunyan - Train Song
This song was release as a single in 1966.

Vashti Bunyab

Don't Bring Me Down - The Animals
I love the fuzztone.

The Animals

Shocking Blue - Velvet Heaven

Shocking Blue

Come As You Are - Nirvana


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Monday 10/03/2011

Art and Music Links For 10/03/2011

Inro's at the Boston MFA
These traditional Japanese inro cases are beautiful works of art.  There are over 500 inro at the MFA. Inro are what the Japanese used to use instead of pockets.  They are actually several wood boxes latched together with rope or twine and then hung from an obi or sash belt.

Four-case inro with insect design (mid-late 18th century)

Four-case inro with crane and bamboo design (Early 19th century)

Felix Labisse's Flickr photostream
This is a great set of the French painter's artwork.

1946 'L'Entree en matiere'

1968 'le 14 juillet a pointe-a-pitre'

1968 'Hommage a monsieur Ingres (le bain turquiose)'

Women's Weekly Magazine (1967)

Women's Weekly (1967)

When a Woman Sins (1918, USA) Poster
Theda Bara was quiet a hottie in the early 20th century.  Her nickname was "Vamp" short for vampire.

When A Woman Sins (1918)

Duke Ellington - Rug Cutter (1937)

Duke Ellington

Alvin Cash & The Crawlers - Twine Time (1963)

Alvin Cash & The Crawlers

The Temper Trap - Science of Fear

The Temper Trap

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A Very Sexy Cleopatra

Three Beauties (1793)

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Spring by Kawase Hasui (1925)

Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)


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