“When art became philosophical in the late spring of 1964, it crossed an invisible line. With the Brillo Boxes, there is no clear demarcation between art and reality. If the Brillo Boxes can look just like Brillo boxes, and can still be art, then anything can be art.”
From the “Miraculousness of the Commonplace” at nplusonemag.comIf it were a country, it would be the 40th largest in the world, after Chile and Zambia. Where is it?“The question isn't who is going to let me; it's who is going to stop me.” — Ayn Rand“We need to look at ourselves. We have to examine everything internally. This is so appalling to me. I know I'm capable of overreacting. I want to get everybody's feedback because we all know the football locker room is a different workplace than most of us are accustomed to. I don't want to make any excuses.” — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on bullying accusations made by one of his players, tackle Jonathan Martin.Texas.On this date in 1914, the Federal Reserve System formally opened.
WHOOPS: Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865, not Nov. 9 as this column stated last Saturday.en bloc (ahn BLAWK), adv. – as a whole, as in: “The members of the audience left the council meeting en bloc when the council president launched into his silly speech.”During the past 400 years, nearly a quarter of a million people have been killed as a direct result of volcanic eruptions.