Episode 206 SATURDAY, 5/22/21

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Two UK galleries to share portrait of German doctor who resisted Nazis

Article by Mark Brown on The Guardian.

Lovis Corinth’s 1899 portrait of Dr Ferdinand Mainzer, which was accepted in lieu of inheritance tax and allocated jointly to the National Gallery and the Henry Barber Trust. Photograph: The National Gallery, London

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See the Most Bizarre and Beautiful Animal Eyes on Earth

Article by Leslie Nemo on Scientific America.

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Indian elephant: Dissections of elephant eyes show that during the day, the gentle giants likely have red-green color blindness just like some humans, meaning they can’t distinguish the two colors.

Louise Bourgeois Shares Her Deepest Secrets

Article by Hilarie M. Sheets on The New York Times.

A detail from “Passage Dangereux” by Louise Bourgeois. “It is about the Oedipal complex and the inability of Louise to go through the rites of passage,” said her literary archivist.Credit…The Easton Foundation/VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY; Peter Bellamy

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Episode 42 – Monday, 4/27/20

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Netflix Released 10 of Its Documentaries to YouTube, So You Can Watch Them for Free

by MIA NAKAJI MONNIER on Apartment Therapy.

27 New Romances That Readers Love

Museum Curators Create a Contest to See Who Has the Creepiest Object: Ancient Body Parts, Cursed Toys, and More

Article by Colin Marshall on Open Culture.

THE CORONAVIRUS PRAYER

Gabriel Zimmer

Dear Lord,

In this our hour of doorknobs and droplets,
when masks have canceled our personalities;
in this our hour of prickling perimeters, sinister surfaces,
defeated bodies, and victorious abstractions,
when some of us are stepping into rooms humid with contagion,
and some of us are standing in the pasta aisle;
in this our hour of vacant parks and boarded-up hoops,
when we miss the sky-high roar of the city
and hear instead the tarp that flaps on the unfinished roof,
the squirrel giving his hingelike cry, and the siren constantly passing,
to You we send up our prayer, as follows:

Let not heebie-jeebies become our religion,
our new ideology, with its own jargon.
Fortify us, Lord. Show us how.
What would your saints be doing now?
Saint Francis, he was a fan of the human.
He’d be rolling naked on Boston Common.
He’d be sharing a bottle. No mask, no gloves,
shielded only by burning love.
But I don’t think we’re in the mood
for feats of antic beatitude.
In New York City, and in Madrid,
the saints maintain the rumbling grid.
Bless the mailman, and equally bless
the bus driver, vector of steadfastness.
Protect the bravest, the best we’ve got.
Protect the rest of us, why not.
And if the virus that took John Prine
comes, as it may, for me and mine,
although we’ve mostly stayed indoors,
well—then, as ever, we’re all Yours.

Until further notice,

AMEN

ART APPRISH CORNER
Francesca Dalla Benetta

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