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Sushi Cat

Help the sushi-cat get fatter in this adorably cute sushi-themed timewaster.

Twitter Updates

Twitter is another one of those electronic existential zeitgeist services that seem to be all the rage nowadays. Some people update their statuses with alarming frequency. Others do not. I update mine occasionally, but have the audacity to publish the feed:  Read more »

Cursor * 10

‘Play a flash game with yourself’. You have ten iterations to beat the game. Your play history — in the form of a moving cursor — from each previous run will cumulatively assist with your current run. You need to work together with your past and present avatars to complete the temporal challenges and advance. Good for a few minutes of fun.

Shadow Factories

* Artist: Howard Arkley
* Medium: synthetic polymer paint on canvas
* Year: 1990
 
 

Untitled (Green Silver)

* Artist: Jackson Pollock
* Medium: enamel and aluminium paint on canvas
* Year: circa 1949
 
 

The Cardsharps

* Artist: Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1594
 
 

Judith Beheading Holofernes

* Artist: Artemisia Gentileschi
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: 1611–12
 
 

Lutenist

* Artist: Orazio Gentileschi
* Medium: oil on canvas
* Year: circa 1626
 
 

The Waterseller of Seville

* Artist: Diego Velázquez
* Medium: oil on canvas (106 x 81cm)
* Year: 1623
 
 

Recommended reading

cover of Velazquez: The Technique of GeniusVelazquez: The Technique of Genius
author: Jonathan Brown,Carmen Garrido
asin: 0300101244
cover of Velazquez (Rizzoli Art Classics)Velazquez (Rizzoli Art Classics)
asin: 0847828123

Los Borrachos

* Artist: Diego Velázquez
* Medium: oil on canvas (1.65 x 2.25m)
* Year: 1629
 
 

The Feast of Bacchus, Museo del Prado, Madrid.

Recommended reading

cover of Velazquez: The Technique of GeniusVelazquez: The Technique of Genius
author: Jonathan Brown,Carmen Garrido
asin: 0300101244
cover of Velazquez (Rizzoli Art Classics)Velazquez (Rizzoli Art Classics)
asin: 0847828123
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