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Ric Ocasek Was So Much More Than The Cars. These Are the 10 Best Tracks You Didn't Know He Produced.
When the first album by The Cars came out in 1978, it sounded so little like anything else that everyone claimed it as their own. You’d hear their songs in the top 40, on AOR, on the college music stations.
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A Rare Exhibit Of Kitsch Landscapes By TV Artist Bob Ross Reveals The Unrecognized Genius Of ‘The Joy Of Painting’
Bob Ross is one of the world’s most famous artists. Few people have ever seen his paintings. Although he created them on public television, completing one canvas on each 26-minute episode of The Joy of
Peter Doig, Paintings, Michael Werner Gallery, review: a magnificent testament to an enchantingly quirky artist
In Peter Doig’s painting Lion (Fire Down Below), a lion has gone downtown. It’s standing on a kerb in front of a lemon-yellow wall, by a lime-green door that’s rendered with childlike simplicity. The head