- A Tribe Called Quest — “We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service”
- Their first album in 18 years is out today! It was such a pleasant surprise to learn about this just a few days ago. I stand by what I said then. Be sure to read the excellent NYT article about the making of the album and watch the video they released today (so good!)
- Kerry James Marshall Is Shifting the Color of Art History
There is very little one can think to say, after reading this secular saint [Thomas Jefferson]’s testimony on beauty and race, except that we might bear his words in mind on a visit to a major Western art museum where an idea of beauty is everywhere apparent — one in which black skin has had no place.
- I got my first batch of Instax monochrome film this week. It’s exciting that Fuji is releasing new film instead of just discontinuing the old.