The Braincar is the creation of artist Olaf Mooij. He drives it around during the day, while a camera on top of the brain records videos of his travels. Then, during the night, he plays back the videos by projecting them onto the inner surface of the brain. As if the brain were dreaming…
Walter De Maria, The New York Earth Room, 1977. Long-term installation at
141 Wooster Street, New York City. Photo: John Cliett. Copyright Dia Art Foundation.
I finally saw this, at the end of the day as the turning-gold sunlight was streaming long across the deep color of the earth. I love that little doorway and the smaller room in the back, how that detail makes the strange scene both more pedestrian and more unexpected.
Detail of Hunters In The Snow, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1565.
George Inness (American, 1825-1894). Sunrise, 1887. Oil on canvas, 30 1/16 x 45 1/16 in. (76.3 x 114.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William A. Putnam, 41.775
I love the bright bright green of that grass, the way everything softens into itself, and that sliver of light on the pond behind the hills.
John Koch, The Sculptor, 1964. Oil on canvas, 80 x 59 7/8 in. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 69.165.
I love how tender and sexy this is, and something about the way the sculptor is painted, with his balding head and apron, is so sweet.
Glider Containing Water Mill in Neighboring Metals by Marcel Duchamp, 1913-1915. Oil and semicircular glass, lead, lead wire, 147 x 79 cm. The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA.