Friday, August 3, 2007

Friday August 3, 2007

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 8:09 AM
Every Picture
Tells a Story

Tommy Makem and Ingmar Bergman in the New York Times obituaries

New York Times
online, August 3, 2007

As does Kevin Cullen

 "Tommy Makem was
   an Irish soul singer,
    and souls don't die."
— Kevin Cullen of
the Boston Globe,
 August 2, 2007     

Cullen's statement
in picture form:

 E is for Everlast
  Million Dollar Baby training scene

Scene from "Million Dollar Baby"

Log24 on July 30, 2005

Saturday, July 30, 2005

Saturday July 30, 2005

Filed under: General — Tags: , — m759 @ 11:21 AM

Born today: Laurence Fishburne


"The nine-fold square has centre, periphery, axes and diagonals. But all are present only in their bare essentials. It is also a sequence of eight triads. Four pass through the centre and four do not. This is the garden of Apollo, the field of Reason, sheltered by the Gate from the turmoil of the Delta, with its endless cycles of erasure and reinscription. This is the Temple of Solomon, as inscribed, for example, by a nine-fold compartmentation to provide the ground plan of Yale…."

— Architects John Outram Associates
    on work at Rice University

Yale Daily News, Jan. 11, 2001:  

    "When New Haven was founded, the city was laid out into a grid of nine squares surrounded by a great wilderness.
    Last year History of Art Professor Emeritus Vincent Scully said the original town plan reflected a feeling that the new city should be sacred.
    Scully said the colony's founders thought of their new Puritan settlement as a 'nine-square paradise on Earth, heaven on earth, New Haven, New Jerusalem.'"

"Real and unreal are two in one:
    New Haven
 Before and after one arrives…."

 — Wallace Stevens,
    "An Ordinary Evening in New Haven,' XXVIII

Related material:
 Log24 entries on
St. Peter's Day, 2004

Saturday July 30, 2005

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 11:07 AM

Born today: Arnold Schwarzenegger



Frame not included in
 Terminator 2: Judgment Day

From Log24, Oct. 7, 2003:

"…Mondrian and Malevich are not
discussing canvas or pigment or graphite
or any other form of matter.
They are talking about
Being or Mind or Spirit.
From their point of view, the grid
is a staircase to the Universal…."


— Rosalind Krauss, "Grids"

Saturday July 30, 2005

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 10:18 AM

Born today: Hilary Swank

  E is for Everlast

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"The grid is a staircase to the Universal."
— Rosalind Krauss

"To live is to defend a form."
— attributed to Hölderlin

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