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  • Year Zero, NIN's sixth studio album, presented a grim sci-fi portait of the year 2022, after a nuclear war between the US and Iran and the ascent of an American "Bureau of Morality".

    Trent Reznor to make TV series based on Nine Inch Nails album

  • Martinez raised the bar with a lifelike self-portait animatronic sculpture that slit its wrists as a performance.

    Mat Gleason: The Ten Most UNDERRATED Los Angeles Art World Stars

  • The work is built around long, lingering close-up takes on an art-historical image: A black-and-white reproduction of a 1548 self portait of the artist Hemessen as she works away at a picture of herself, said to be the first such painting made.

    Gopnik's Daily Pic: Matthew Buckingham at Murray Guy

  • But what on the surface impresses the viewer as regurgitations of Pop Art, on closer inspection reveals itself to be a self-portait of a woman artist courageously confessing her life-long envy of, and ambition to become as talented and great as the men of modern art history.

    G. Roger Denson: Women Artists Sweep Best of 2010 NYC Arts (SLIDESHOW)

  • I got 18/20 on the first page of results with only one gay couple and a portait of Anne Hathaway for the 20th.

    Making Light: Open thread 134

  • That is the whole problem with marketing to them and trying to appealing to them, which is a portait Shyamalan fits to the frame.

    What Happened To The Great M. Night Shyamalan? « FirstShowing.net

  • Although obviously he isn't a writer, Wakefield nevertheless seems to me a portait of the artist, not of the human being behind the artist's demeanor, but of the behavior the artist is almost compelled to exhibit in order to be an artist.

    Canonical Writers

  • It is not the sort of portait by which the words seem to hide another, different and unconscious meaning.

    Canonical Writers

  • Le septième comte de Cardigan, qui dirigea la Charge de la cavalerie légère à Balaklava, portait un gilet à longues manches lorsqu'il combattit pendant la guerre de Crimée.

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  • Between Mr. Wilson calling our President a liar and the rest of the GOP looking like a cast picture of "Grumpy Old Men," the Republicans were a portait of bitter anger that would be unrecognizable to the sunny and optimistic Ronald Reagan.

    Paul Begala: Why I Loved Obama's Health Care Speech

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