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After I wrote about Modern Art Desserts, UK-based Hungarian reader Gabriella Szucs sent me this photo of a brilliant Klimt cake she baked for a cupcake competition in Northampton. 
More edible homages to modern art here. 

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After I wrote about Modern Art Desserts, UK-based Hungarian reader Gabriella Szucs sent me this photo of a brilliant Klimt cake she baked for a cupcake competition in Northampton. 

More edible homages to modern art here

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Since Vivian Kubrick was in grade school, she worked as a collaborator with her famous filmmaker father. She had cameos in a number of his movies including 2001: A Space Odyssey and Barry Lyndon. She shot the behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of The Shining at the age of 24. And she composed the score for Full Metal Jacket under the pseudonym of Abigail Mead. Kubrick seemed to groom his daughter to be his cinematic heir. And then in the late 90s, that all stopped. She cut off all contact with her family.

Excellent Open Culture piece on Kubrick and his daughter, with newly revealed photographs of Vivian growing up. 

Also see Kubrick’s most revealing interview.

The Dance of Waterweeds - Yahoo Music Exclusive Performance on Yahoo Music . Lang Lang

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A thought for today

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There is a limit to the amount of misery and disarray you will put up with, for love, just as there is a limit to the amount of mess you can stand around a house. You can’t know the limit beforehand, but you will know when you’ve reached it.

Alice Munro in No Love Lost

Song: “The Limit To Your Love” by Feist

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Chinese photographer Qingjun Huang’s Family Stuff series (top), which began in 2003, captures families with all of their possessions – a project strikingly similar to Peter Menzel’s Material World, 1995 (bottom).

"All art is erotic."

Gustav Klimt  (via artnet)

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Happy birthday to Pablo Picasso, born on this day in 1881, whose artistic genius continues to inspire artists and collectors around the world. 

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Happy birthday to Pablo Picasso, born on this day in 1881, whose artistic genius continues to inspire artists and collectors around the world. 

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Modern Art Desserts – from Mondrian cake to Donald Judd tomato soup, edible masterpieces by the pastry chef at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Modern Art Desserts – from Mondrian cake to Donald Judd tomato soup, edible masterpieces by the pastry chef at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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