1) theguardian.com: Georg Baselitz: why art’s great shock merchant has set his sights on opera
I don’t necessarily agree with his view that women can’t paint, but I do wonder where are women the most successful? Literature? Music? Hmm.
The airport features a butterfly garden, an orchid garden with a koi pond, and an “enchanted garden” that combines flowers and soft ferns with sculptures and sparkling lights.
Not surprised to see Seoul being nr. 2. I doubt something like that would be build in Germany, and, while it’s beautiful, it’s also not really necessary and maybe even a waste of money.
3) afinetheorem.wordpress.com: The Economics of John Nash
Probably the best post on Nash’s academic contributions I’ve read so far.
Most textbooks begin with ancient Greece and Rome, advance through the European Middle Ages, and continue with the Peace of Westphalia and the Enlightenment. Some make passing reference to the wider world during these periods, but never in comparable depth, and only really begin to acknowledge non-Western societies during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.