Archive for Art

Edgar Allan Poe Portrait

Here is a speed painting of Edgar Allan Poe.

Spirits of the Dead by Edgar Allan Poe

Here is a reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s poem, Spirits of the Dead. It is read with a backdrop of aproPoe images.

M.C. Escher Inspired The Raven

Here is someone’s M.C. Escher inspired interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven.

John Milton – Comus

On September 28, 1634 John Milton’s drama, Comus, was performed at Ludlow Castle, as a presentation before John, Earl of Bridgewater, President of Wales. In 1922 Comus was illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Here is a presentation of Arthur Rackham’s old book illustrations to Comus set to the music of Antonio Vivaldi – Inverno I. Allegro non molto.

Jim Henson and The Tonight Show

Jim Henson must have been a Johnny Carson favorite since he was on The Tonight Show a number of times. Here is a Muppets sketch featured in 1974 on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.

You’re assisting the audience to understand; you’re giving them a bridge or an access. And if you don’t give them that, if you keep it more abstract, it’s almost more pure. It’s a cooler thing.

Jim Henson, Muppeteer

Very Weird Muppets Sketch from 1974 Tonight Show

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