Artist Eero Saarinen’s list of his wife’s good qualities, ca. 1954, from the Lists, to-dos and illustrated inventories of great artists.
For as long as a dream lives inside you, there is a plan for its time in space.
Celestial Homework – a reading list for Allen Ginsberg’s class “The History of the Beats.”
A Conversation with Benjamin Clymer of Hodinkee (by HypebeastTV)
“The American idea of racial progress is measured by how fast I become white.”
- James Baldwin
“On Language, Race, and the Black Writer
In September of 1935 Paramount Pictures released a nine-minute movie remarkable in several ways. Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life is one of the earliest cinematic explorations of African-American culture for a mass audience. It features Duke Ellington and his orchestra performing his first extended composition. And perhaps most notably, it stars Billie Holiday in her first filmed performance.