I'm going home.
— Sheila leaving the kitchen
The thrill of his work is that he was able to use a commercial form to thrash out his private obsessions, to turn a formula into an expressive personal genre.
— Deborah Solomon, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell
What I heard from everyone was a plea for context.
— Jim Moske, "Special Functions Lecture: Jim Moske on Deaths of Artists"
Actually, it wasn't just illustration but the old belief that art existed to tell stories that suddenly fell out of favor.
— Deborah Solomon, American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell
It could also mean that hundreds of thousands of people in the United States alone could, if they chose, receive a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s before developing any symptoms of cognitive decline, although there currently are no treatments for people at that stage.
— Pam Belluck, "Study Suggests Genetics as a Cause, Not Just a Risk, for Some Alzheimer’s," The New York Times
You gotta tell me. Wait. The outfield. The grass. Is it spongy?
— Jimmy Fallon, Fever Pitch
It used to be thought that taping a coin across the navel would make an umbilical hernia close faster. It doesn't.
Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care
"On the plane a milestone happened" said Warhol "I was in The International Herald Tribune and I didn't even bother to clip the article. I just didn't care, so I've gotten to that point."
— Blake Gopnik, Warhol
Those who hate your son will do so whether we profit from it or not.
— Tom Hanks on "I Hate Elvis" pin, Elvis
Today, works associated with both Dubuffet's expanded art brut canon and Saint Alban's exchange economy are featured in international exhibitions and museum collections, and attract no shortage of buyers on the art market. The valuation of these works is not without controversy, though. Questions persist about the conditions of production of these works in hospitals, their artistic status, and their rightful ownershlp. The tension between Tosquelles's and Dubuffet's positions is embodied in current contemporary debates on these topics.
— "1945: Dubuffet & Art Brut from Saint-Alban" wall text from "Francesc Tosquelles: Avant-Garde Psychiatry and the Birth of Art Brut" at the American Folk Art Museum
Fresh scouting find: A group of 20 color snapshots capturing behind the scenes views of a McDonald's. Many dated 1982. $50 shipped to The USA. DM to inquire, see more, etc....
— @midwesternamericana
NYRA congradulates ETHAN BODNAR, who on February 28 became our 1,999th paid subscriber.
New York Review of Architecture
The worst thing I've ever had in my life was an olive from Olive Garden.
— Jonathan
Step right up and greet the Mets.
— "Meet The Mets (New York Mets Theme Song)"
This trip is already off to a rough start.... I didn't get the Cash Cab. I'm on my way though!
— Jonathan in a text to the group
— Lawrence Weiner, Art-Rite #14
These kind of differences are normal and can serve as hints of your child's personality.
— American Academy of Pediatrics, Caring for Your Baby and Young Child
What bird comes next?
— A*
Just because the shopper involved was Warhol, with his past and baggage as an artist, that shopping had and has a different meaning than for other victims of the buying bug.
— Blake Gopnik, Warhol
My anxiety-relief thing, lately, has been drawing on photographs.
— @rick2243