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“Brünnhilde Sleeps” by Anselm Kiefer

Painter, sculptor, and mixed media artist Anselm Kiefer was born on this day March 8, 1945 in Donaueschingen, Germany.

Townes Van Zandt – “Pancho and Lefty”

Happy birthday, Townes Van Zandt, born March 7, 1944 in Fort Worth, Texas.

“Colour Her Gone” by Pauline Boty

British pop artist Pauline Boty was born on this day March 6, 1938.

Pier Paolo Pasolini

Director and writer Pier Paolo Pasolini was born in the Kingdom of Italy on this day March 5, 1922. His most well known movies include Accattone (1961), Mamma Roma (1962), The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964), Theorem (1968), The Decameron (1971), Arabian Nights (1974), and Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975). “I …

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Afro Basaldella

Painter Afro Basaldella, often referred to as “Afro,” was born in the city of Udine in northeast Italy on this day March 4, 1912. He was a member of the Italian Expressionist art movement Scuola Romana, and also worked as an art professor.

“The Worrying Duck” by Asger Jorn

Painter, sculptor, and founding member of the COBRA avant-garde art movement, Asger Jorn was born in Denmark on March 3, 1914.

Lou Reed – “Coney Island Baby”

Much love for Lou Reed, born on this day, March 2, 1942, in New York City ❤️

Soviet Film Wednesday: Fox and Rabbit

The 1973 animation Fox and Rabbit (Лиса и заяц) was Yuri Norstein’s debut as an exclusive director. In keeping with Norstein’s most beloved animation techniques, it is made with wonderful cut-outs and has that signature Norstein earthy feel, brimming with folksy forest animals and seasonal motifs. Based on a Russian folk tale, it is the …

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“Hollyhock and Oriental Poppy” by Mary Elizabeth Price

Impressionist painter Mary Elizabeth Price was born on this day March 1, 1877 in Martinsburg, West Virginia.

The B-52s – “Rock Lobster”

Happy birthday to singer, songwriter, and founding member of the B-52s, Cindy Wilson, born on this day February 28, 1957 in Athens, Georgia. “Rock Lobster” was the first single from the B-52s.