In the Cauldron at Midnight

February 23, 2018 needabook 0

Can a woman be a muse and an artist? In theory, yes. In practice, the roles seldom overlap comfortably. “All that means is you’re someone […]

A Modern Greek Tragedy

February 23, 2018 needabook 0

Did Greece have any way of breaking out of Germany’s grip? The common criticism of Yanis Varoufakis’s period in office is that he was an […]

💀 Vanitas 💀

February 23, 2018 needabook 0

Simon Renard de Saint-André, Vanitas, c. 1660.   2. Adriaen van Utrecht, Vanitas Still Life with Flowers and Skull, 1642.   3. Aelbert Jansz. van der Schoor, Vanitas […]

The Agony and the XTC

February 23, 2018 needabook 0

On Andy Partridge, punk, beauty, madness, and our secret sounds.     There was a time when you thought you could bury your secrets in […]