Awaken Your Inner Hero: We’re All Roommates – The Source Weekly | WHs Answers

Awaken Your Inner Hero: We're All Roommates - The Source Weekly

LLast week my dear college roommate Robert S. (aka Bobby) called to check in, as he and I have done for over 50 years. I’ll never know why we became roommates. I was the first hippie at St. Lawrence University in 1965. Shoulder-length hair, faded jeans with holes, protested the Vietnam War, and listened to … Read more

Where the Crawdads Sing: The 4 Biggest Changes from Book to Movie – Vanity Fair | WHs Answers

Where the Crawdads Sing: The 4 Biggest Changes from Book to Movie - Vanity Fair

This post contains spoilers for Where the crayfish sing. At this point mega producer and book club connoisseur Reese Witherspoon is adept at the art of book-to-screen adaptations. After helping with pastoral versions of Ex girlfriend, Wildand big little lies among other things, she has now produced the sparkling, soapy one Where the crayfish sing, … Read more

Rarely Seen Paintings by JRR Tolkien Depict a Lush ‘Lord of the Rings’ Scenery – Smithsonian Magazine | WHs Answers

Rarely Seen Paintings by JRR Tolkien Depict a Lush 'Lord of the Rings' Scenery - Smithsonian Magazine

Extract from Tolkien Conversation with Smaug1937 Courtesy of Tolkien Estate / © The Tolkien Estate Limited In his high fantasy novels, British author JRR Tolkien combined his academic training in languages ​​and his love of storytelling to create Middle-earth, a fictional continent populated by wizards, elves, orcs, dragons, hobbits, talking trees and other mythical creatures … Read more

In Eric Aho’s paintings at the BCA Center, landscape is exuberantly abstract – seven days | WHs Answers

In Eric Aho's paintings at the BCA Center, landscape is exuberantly abstract - seven days

click to enlarge Courtesy of Rachel Portesi “Little Winter Stream”, 2021 The forests, streams, ponds, and small waterfalls of the Northeast don’t usually inspire a sense of monumentality. But Eric Aho manages to get them to do … Read more

A legend in his own landscape, John Constable was spurned for decades by a snobby art establishment – ​​the Daily Mail | WHs Answers

Masterpiece: Stratford Mill by John Constable painted in 1820. Constable's unique gift was to explore the depth and variety of cloud-influenced green in English landscapes in a way that no one had before

BIOGRAPHY CONSTABLE: A PORTRAIT By James Hamilton (Weidenfeld £25, 496 pages) Isn’t that nice?’ remarked John Constable to another coach passenger in 1832 as they crossed the river valley at Dedham in Essex. “Yes, sir,” said the fellow passenger. “This is Constable’s country.” “I’m John Constable,” he replied. It was a happy moment. Aged 56, … Read more

Photographer Catherine Opie examines distinctive American landscapes – seven days | WHs Answers

Photographer Catherine Opie examines distinctive American landscapes - seven days

click to enlarge Catherine Opie, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles and Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong and Seoul “Untitled #9 (Swamps)” Ever since Catherine Opie requested and received a camera for her 9th birthday, she’s been … Read more