#235: Layering It Up Like a Cake


This week, how do you know — or can you know — when a piece of work will be more than what you thought it would be going into it? Can you predict greatness or is it only available in hindsight? At what point do you call the game if you’re not going to win? Also, a discussion around how appreciating art can often be affected by the room or the way it’s displayed, using the newly reopened East Wing of the National Gallery of Art in DC as an example. Plus, Erin Margaret Allison Rambo is our Photographer of the Week.

On Taking Pictures – Google+ – Assignment: #ritual


Great Performances: Hamilton’s America | 2016 Arts Fall Festival | PBS Arts

Museum of the Moving Image

Lin-Manuel Miranda Monologue – SNL – YouTube

‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Freestyle Raps With President Obama | NBC News – YouTube

BBC Radio 2 – Simon Mayo Drivetime – When Simon met Springsteen

Harry Benson: Shoot First – Movie Trailers – iTunes

A Virtual Video Visit with Prints and Photographs | Picture This: Library of Congress Prints & Photos

Kodak Revives Its Iconic Logo—and Gives It a Little Twist | WIRED

Kodak’s new smartphone puts photos and nostalgia first – Oct. 20, 2016

An Interview with Gregory Crewdson

Bruce Springsteen – Wings For Wheels – The Making of Born To Run -2005 – YouTube

Wild Dogs in Paris

Rambo Photography | Portfolio

the name’s rambo (@rambo) • Instagram photos and videos

Leon Bridges (@leonbridgesofficial) • Instagram photos and videos