IWR Art And Culture Archive
Portrait of a Woman Holding a Fan
A Very Sexy Cleopatra
Three Beauties (1793)
Three Gold Fish (2003)
Ryan Heshka’s Electroladylux
Spring by Kawase Hasui (1925)
Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)
Alive in Kyoto
Aways with U
Coisas do arco da velha
Little Hokum Rag
Sampler of Things
Seven Deadly Sinners
Sugar ‘N Spicy
Traveling with the Ghost
Who Killed Bambi
Favorite Living Artists
William Merritt Chase
John William Godward
Jules Joseph Lefebvre
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Théo van Rysselberghe
John Singer Sargent
John William Waterhouse
Library of Congress
Museo del Prado
Museum of the Moving Image
National Gallery of Art
Academy of Natural Sciences
NY Public Library
Web Gallery of Art
American Art Archives
Art History Resouces
Ch/Ja Art History
NY Arts Magazine
Tokyo Art Beat
Universes in Universe
Video Links For 08/25/2008
Otis Rush: I Cant Quit You Baby (Live) [Lyrics
Legendary Blues guitarist Otis Rush plays his hit song from 1956.
Clifford Brown & Max Roach Quintet / The Blues Walk
This is one of my favorite cuts from one of the best Jazz albums (Daahound) ever recorded. Clifford Brown was one the best trumpet players in the history of jazz!
Clifford Brown and Max Roach
Republica – Ready To Go (U.S. mix/rock version) [Lyrics
This is a great song by Saffron.
Feist – My Moon My Man [Lyrics
I like this song and surreal video of Fiest in the Airport.
Venus Hum – Hummingbirds [Lyrics
I like this song.
Shivaree – “Goodnight Moon” [Lyrics
I like Ambrosia Parsley’s voice.
Delerium – Aria [Lyrics
These guys remind a little bit of Dead Can Dance, and the women in Delerium are gorgeous.
Joy Division – Transmission (Live) [Lyrics
Joy Division was the precursor to the band New Order.
Radiohead – Ceremony (Live) [Lyrics
Radio Head my favorite modern rock band pays tribute to Joy Division and New Order. Check out this recent version of the song by New Order – Live At Finsbury Park 9th June 02, 2007
These are some beautiful Shin Hanga woodblock prints.
Mount Fuji in the Spring (1938)
Shojin Lake (1934)
Evening at Ushigome (1936)
Tsuchiya Koitsu – Hanga Gallery
Tsuchiya Koitsu – Ohmi Gallery
Video Links For 08/18/2008
John Lee Hooker – Boom Boom (Live 1966) [Lyrics
This a great version of Boom Boom by this former Ford factory worker and Blues legend.
John Lee Hooker
Charles Mingus – Flowers For A Lady (Live 1974)
The great Charles Mingus live.
The Dresden Dolls ‘Shores of California’ music video [Lyrics
I like this band duo from Boston. This song is a parody of David Lee Roth’s Video – California Girls.
The Killers – Read My Mind [Lyrics
This song by the Killers kind of grows on you.
Lauryn Hill – Turn The Lights Down Low (Live) [Lyrics
Lauryn Hill covers Bob Marley.
Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music [Lyrics
Do you like good music?
Low vs Diamond – “Heart Attack” [Lyrics
I read an article in the LA Times about these guys. Not bad at all. Here’s their Wikipedia entry.
Art Links For 08/11/2008
Frank Cadogan Cowper (1877-1958) Via Art Deco
The painting below by this late English Pre-Raphaelite is absolutely gorgeous. I’m in complete awe of this watercolor. There are more Cowper images: ArtMagic and Humanities Web
Molly, Duchess Of Nona (Maurice Howlett’s ‘Little Novel Of Italy)– 1905
William Blake, Pity (c. 1795)
Jean Baptiste Bertrand, Ophelia
Colleen Moore and Colleen Moore on Flick
See also Eye exercises, Colleen Moore and Movie Legends – Colleen Moore
The Chuck Wagon Gang of Four
Video Links For 08/11/2008
Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine (Live) [Lyrics
This is one of my favorite songs by Bill Withers. Also check out these live songs by him too: Lean On Me, Use Me and Grandma’s Hands
Groucho Marx – Lydia the Tattooed Lady [Lyrics
This is a great clip from At The Circus with Groucho singing his signature song.
Pharoah Sanders – Thembi
This is a nice jazz number by Mr. Sanders.
A Taste Of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie (Live) [Lyrics
I don’t know why, but I’ve always liked this song. The singers are pretty cute too!
Taste of Honey
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes – Intro Song [Lyrics
A little campy humor is always welcomed here.
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes
Jr. Walker & The All Stars – Shake And Fingerpop [Lyrics
Put on your wig, woman!
Jr. Walker & the All Stars
Katy Rose – I Like (Video) [Lyrics]
I’ve never heard of her before
Video Links For 08/04/2008
Ol’ Man River by Paul Robeson on Showboat 1936 [Lyrics
This a great scene with the amazing voice of Paul Robeson singing and acting. Here’s the original recording by Robeson from 1928. I like to see a well produced Hollywood movie made about Paul Robeson’s fascinating life. There are documentaries out there. I put Paul Robeson: Here I Stand in my Netflix queue.
John Coltrane Quartet – Afro Blue (Live)
This is a nice live number by St. John.
Albert King – Born Under a Bad Sign (Live in Sweden 1980) [Lyrics
This is an excellent video of Albert King playing and singing his trademark song.
T-Rex – Children of The Revolution [Lyrics]
This is a very unique and interesting song from the early 70’s.
T-Rex – Children of the Revolution
Chic – Le Freak (Live) [Lyrics
And then there was disco.
Chic – Le Freak
Rihanna – Don’t Stop The Music [Lyrics
Back to modern times.
The Daily Show: McCain touted his accomplishments-missed by media: Oh, and the Hiltons might want their money back
John has fun at McCain’s well deserved expense.
Gergen: McCain Using Code Words To Attack Obama As “Uppity”
David Gergen is right on the code words used by McCain and his Rovian minions.