Category Archives: Ephemera

Pointing out the transitory stuff, whether floating world or sinking feeling.

Top searches on the night of the Houdini movie

Here are the top search terms and phrases, from the night of “History” Channel’s Houdini biopic, that led to this site: houdini images of houdini and daisy white houdini was an arrogant little bastard Heh. Of related interest: http://www.baroquepotion.com/2014/03/houdini-now-and-then-caught-on-the-web/ http://www.baroquepotion.com/2012/09/sidney-hollis-radner-1919-2011-a-personal-remembrance/

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Unformed Thoughts on the Shape of Blogging

On 2013-05-01, Hasan Niyazi of the art history blog Three Pipe Problem asked for my response to three questions. I believe he asked many other art, art history, and history bloggers as well, in hopes of aggregating and characterizing the … Continue reading

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Unable to flip the bird

2007 saw the demise of Ileana Sonnabend, a legendary purveyor of art created after 1945. Among the famous works in her considerable estate was Robert Rauschenberg’s Canyon, a canonical, influential mid-century work well known from survey texts and studies of formal … Continue reading

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