Life is a Killer / John Giorno

John Giorno - Life is a killer

By American poet and performance artist John Giorno.

Time / Rafaël Rozendaal

Rafaël Rozendaal torn composition

Time is absolute, the experience of time varies.

Some days fly by and some days drag on forever.

It’s our personal perception of time that we have to live with

Austin Lee interviews Rafaël New York based artist Rafaël Rozendaal for SFAQ magazine, read here. Image Torn Composition, courtesy of the artist.

everything is a perspective

Thomas Quinn perspective 1

Thomas Quinn perspective 3

Anamorphic typography installation at the Chicago Design Museum, by American graphic designer Thomas Quinn.

on pleasures

illusion is the first of all pleasures

Neon quote from the 1756 rare edition of La Pucelle d’Orléans (The Maid of Orleans), a satirical poem about Jeanne d’Arc by Voltaire.

The photo is from Amsterdam, via clique chique.

Run from Fear, Fun from Rear / Bruce Nauman

Bruce Nauman, Run from Fear, Fun from Rear, 1972

American artist Bruce Nauman, Run from Fear, Fun from Rear neon / glass installation, 1972

mastering procrastination

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A career guide written in 1949 by William Reilly.
It’s actually a motivational book using the theme of “do what you love and you will never work a day in your life” and (unfortunately) does not urge people to give up working.
More info on the book here. Found here. Order here.

disappointments diary 2013

The disappointments diary 2013, published by Asbury & Asbury, designed by Jim Sutherland at Hat-trick Design and written by Nick Asbury, with pessimistic proverbs for every week of the year, such as “No news is increasingly worrying” or, the more philosophical, “Every cloud has a silver lining around its heavy grey mass of imminent rain”.
It also includes lists for People who never call and Imaginary Friends and a list of notable deaths.
Found here.