Christie Lynn Caputo, The Exchange (The Zebra Room), 2012
"Airports see more sincere kisses than wedding halls. The walls of hospitals have heard more prayers than the walls of churches."
Unknown (via unplesant)
"Silence, I discover, is something you can actually hear."
Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via handmade-moon)
“I’m not trying to denounce the visual past. It just seems impossible to me to be able to keep making the same image that I made six years ago.”
New film in New York Close Up: Greenpoint, Brooklyn-based artist Eddie Martinez discusses the motivation to shift his paintings from Pop-like figurations to pared down abstractions.
IMAGES (except bottom): Eddie Martinez in his studio, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, 2012. Production stills from the New York Close Up film, Eddie Martinez’s Risky Business. © Art21, Inc. 2013.
IMAGE (bottom): Eddie Martinez, Matador #7 (Withdrawn), detail, 2013. Installation view at The Journal Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 2013. Production still from the New York Close Up film, Eddie Martinez’s Risky Business. © Art21, Inc. 2013.
Maybe the simple truth would do. ‘Good morning. You are the 100% perfect girl for me.’
No, she wouldn’t believe it. Or even if she did, she might not want to talk to me. Sorry, she could say, I might be the 100% perfect girl for you, but you’re not the 100% perfect boy for me. It could happen. And if I found myself in that situation, I’d probably go to pieces. I’d never recover from the shock. In thirty-two, and that’s what growing older is all about."
On Seeing the 100% Perfect Girl One Beautiful April Morning, Haruki Murakami (via bokura)