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  • On the spectators in Manet's 'The Café-Concert' and art openings as gatherings for the sake of gathering

    On the spectators in Manet's 'The Café-Concert' and art openings as gatherings for the sake of gathering
    Of the "passionate spectator," or flâneur, Charles Baudelaire wrote, ". . . We might liken him to a mirror as vast as the crowd itself; or to a kaleidoscope gifted with consciousness, responding to each one of its movements and reproducing the multiplicity of life and the flickering grace of all the elements of life. He is an 'I' with an insatiable appetite for the 'non-I,' at every instant rendering and explaining it in pictures more living than life itself, which is always unstable and fugitive."
  • 'From Pen to Press' at the Walters has us thinking about the future of books

    'From Pen to Press' at the Walters has us thinking about the future of books
    Last Week I saw a blue transparent “Jurassic Park”-era iMac chilling in someone’s front yard on St. Paul. It looked cold and forlorn. People leave stuff in cardboard boxes for the benefit of the community all the time—paperbacks,...

    'From Rye to Raphael' at the Walters highlights the collectors' thematic shifts in taste

    'From Rye to Raphael' at the Walters highlights the collectors' thematic shifts in taste
    “I think the museum needs more Gucci stuff, like dope paintings,” reads one of the many comment cards strung along the walls of the final gallery in the Walters Art Museum’s special exhibition “From Rye to Raphael: The Walters...

    Weekly Calendar 1/14/15-1/21/15

    Weekly Calendar 1/14/15-1/21/15
    CLUBS/CONCERTS Wednesday 14 Baltimore Soundstage. Cage, Ceschi Ramos, Seez Mics, Butch Dawson, Drew Scott. Bertha’s. Whale Show. The Birchmere. The Psychedelic Furs. Cat’s Eye Pub. Muleman Band. The Crown. DaikonDaikon, New...

    Weekly Calendar: December 31-January 7

    CLUBS/CONCERTS Wednesday 31  Baltimore Soundstage. J. Roddy Walston and The Business, Sleepwalkers. The Birchmere. The Seldom Scene. Bumper Jacksons, The Hello Strangers. The Black Cat. Peaches O’Dell and Her Orchestra, Tony Anthony and...