DISCORD

I'm Corey. I write music.

You’re permanently derailed. It’s through discipline and tremendous disappointment and failure that you arrive at what it is you must paint.

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For months, the first paintings don’t mean anything—nothing. But you have to keep going, despite all kinds of disappointments.

—A rare interview with the reclusive and brilliant Agnes Martin, discussing art, failure, and the root of happiness. (via createandexpress)

(via mikerugnetta)

5spt

5spt

lprnyc:

This one is for Bob. Listen to Rhys Chatham’s beautiful tribute to Robert Ashley, who passed away on March 3 at the age of 83. Here’s an excerpt from Chatham’s remembrance for the Frieze blog:

"My role model was Bob. Heck, I loved his music, but what I wanted to be, when I attained his age, was not to write music exactly like his, but to BE like him. Why, I’d go to his house and see instruments all over the place and Susan Sontag’s book On Photography on the table, and I thought to myself, ‘Holy guacamole, this is what being a composer is all about.’ Never mind his cool shades and sleek look, and his winning way with words; this was a beautiful man, someone to look up to, as virtually all of my close personal friends of my generation did.

johndarnielle:

rhamphotheca:

Meet North America’s smallest turtle
… the threatened bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii). This juvenile was found on Wallkill River Refuge in NJ and NY. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologist Susi von Oettingen recently talked about it and other species at risk on Fox News Connecticut (see here). Saving these species matters, she said, because they’re part of our conservation heritage. They also could have medical or commercial value.
Credit: Rosie Walunas/USFWS

deep love for the bog turtle

johndarnielle:

rhamphotheca:

Meet North America’s smallest turtle

… the threatened bog turtle (Clemmys muhlenbergii). This juvenile was found on Wallkill River Refuge in NJ and NY. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service biologist Susi von Oettingen recently talked about it and other species at risk on Fox News Connecticut (see here). Saving these species matters, she said, because they’re part of our conservation heritage. They also could have medical or commercial value.

Credit: Rosie Walunas/USFWS

deep love for the bog turtle

Art selfie

Art selfie

Censorship is a form of decadence.

Censorship is a form of decadence.