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“Still Life with Small Cups” by Antonio Donghi

Italian painter Antonio Donghi was born on this day March 16, 1897 in Rome. He belonged to the art movement of Magic Realism and focused on still life, everyday people, and landscapes.

Soviet Film Wednesday: Tale of Tales

Tales of Tales (Сказка сказок), also titled The Little Grey Wolf Will Come, was the first Soviet animation that I ever remember seeing, and for years I would return to this mysterious film, intermittently, in awe and wonder, taking in the magic and trying to piece together the different parts. Then I watched more Yuri …

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Buzzcocks – “Breakdown”

Happy birthday to one of the founding frontmen for the Buzzcocks, Howard Devoto, born on this day March 15, 1952 in Lincolnshire, England.

“Apaquogue” by Adolph Gottlieb

Painter and sculptor Adolph Gottlieb was born on this day March 14, 1903 in New York City, New York.

“The Trapper” by Rockwell Kent

Painter, illustrator, and adventurer Rockwell Kent was born on June 21, 1882 in Tarrytown, New York and died on this day March 13, 1971 in Plattsburgh, New York at the age of 88.

“Sumner Beach” by Rita Angus

Oil and watercolor painter Rita Angus was born on this day March 12, 1908 in Hastings, New Zealand.

“Cats at the Window” by Wanda Gág

Artist, illustrator, graphic designer, and printmaker Wanda Gág was born on this day March 11, 1893 in New Ulm, Minnesota. Her most well known work is the children’s book Millions of Cats, which Gág wrote and illustrated. Millions of Cats won the Newbery Honor award in 1929.

“Exploration of the blue night” by Michel Seuphor

Artist and writer Michel Seuphor was born on this day March 10, 1901, in the small district of Borgerhout in Antwerp, Belgium.

John Cale – “Andalucia”

Happy birthday, John Cale, born on this day March 9, 1942 in the mining village of Garnant in Carmarthenshire, Wales. .

Soviet Film Wednesday: Solaris

When psychologist Kris Kelvin travels to the space station that is orbiting the oceanic planet Solaris to investigate the psychological unrest of the skeleton crew of three working there, he soon finds himself having the same mental difficulties. But let’s go back a little, when Solaris begins in an idyllic countryside scene, where Kris Kelvin visits …

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