Monthly Archives: January 2011

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The previous blog post looked at Charles and Ray Eames’s 1957 short film Toccata for Toy Trains, and speculated on our ancestors’ attitudes toward technology. This post continues that train of thought:

http://ping.fm/wqxZi As technology becomes more personal, does it actually become less personal? Charles & Ray Eames’s 1957 short film Toccata for Toy Trains inspire musings on this theme.

http://ping.fm/q2bZD Max Ernst (born in Brühl, North Rheinland, Germany 1891; died in Paris, France 1976) was an entirely self-taught artist. The revulsion Ernst and his friends felt at the horrors of the First World War led them to form the Cologne Dada group in 1919.

“When it is darkest, men see the stars.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson
(American Poet, Lecturer, and Essayist, 1803-1882)
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http://ping.fm/BMRyk Hannah H̦ch: Profile in Collage (born in Gotha, Germany in 1889 Рdied in Berlin, 1978) was one of the early photomontage innovators in the Berlin Dadaist group, along with Heartfield, continued at http://ping.fm/TSiZD

http://ping.fm/BMRyk Hannah H̦ch: Profile in Collage (born in Gotha, Germany in 1889 Рdied in Berlin, 1978) was one of the early photomontage innovators in the Berlin Dadaist group, along with Heartfield, continued at http://ping.fm/TSiZD