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September 27, 2020

NASA Real-Time World Wildfires Map

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Our planet is on fire.

[just in from Crack San Francisco Correspondent©® Richard Kashdan]

September 27, 2020 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (1)

'Together Forever' — Luchita Hurtado, Part 1

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Organized in close collaboration with Luchita Hurtado earlier this year, the artist's son and fellow artist Matt Mullican guides us through the intimate exhibition, "Together Forever."

On view at Hauser & Wirth New York City 22nd Street through October 31, the show presents over thirty works from the 1960s through the present day in which Hurtado explored the self and the surrounding world as her primary subject.

"If it's not a soul, what do we want to call it? This is what my mom's depicting in all these self-portraits. It's not her body. It's, in a sense, the self behind the eyes. It's who we are in our bodies, whoever that is, whatever that is, wherever that is, these are the questions."

Artist Matt Mullican sat down to discuss his mother's enduring legacy, and to further contextualize some of the works on view.

Many of these highly personal artworks — recent paintings of birth along with early works on paper that have remained largely private up to this point  — are on view to the public for the first time.

New York Times review of the show here.

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The Venezuelan-born artist, pictured above in her studio with some of her work in 2018, died in Santa Monica, California last month at 99.

September 27, 2020 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Who is this?


Answer here this time tomorrow.

September 27, 2020 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (2)

Blacklight: Real-time website privacy inspector

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From the website:

Who is peeking over your shoulder while you work, watch videos, learn, explore, and shop on the internet?

Enter the address of any website, and Blacklight will scan it and reveal the specific user-tracking technologies on the site — and who's getting your data.

You may be surprised at what you learn.

Free, the way we like it.

[via the Washington Post]

September 27, 2020 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Flower Folding Ruler


From the company that brought you the Prehistoric Life Folding Ruler comes this variation.

From websites:

• Classic wooden folding ruler with 80 photographs of flowers arranged by season


• Folds down to 9.5"-long pencil case/pocket size

• Latin and common names on the back side


• Oak wood makes it sturdy and long lasting

• Unfolds to 39"



September 27, 2020 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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