DISORIENTING IMAGES BY SUL-JEE SCULLY

by Ariadna Zierold

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Sul-Jee Scully was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Baltimore, MD. Her work has been exhibited nationally, including works in shows at the Painting Center in New York, Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, and the Grunwald Gallery in Bloomington. Sul-Jee currently lives in Bloomington with her dog, Ramona.

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Scully invents narratives in which the intensity of human emotion of teenage years are examined concurrently with unplaceable feelings of disengagement. The artists who have influenced her include such figurative painters as Eric Fischl, Lucien Freud and, especially, Balthus, the reclusive Polish-French artist known for his poetic yet oddly disorienting images of young women and girls.

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Definitely Thursday: “Bring It On Down”

We might as well go back about 17 years to the original excitement of Oasis, and a middle track on Definitely Maybe, “Bring It On Down.” This song has grown on us over the years, a simple rocker that has evolved well since our teenage years. Enjoy.

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Definitely Thursday: Noel Gallagher “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out”

One of the best covers in the Noel Gallagher handbook, here is his version of The Smiths classic “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out” that he played at the Teenage Cancer Trust benefit. It is just a nice version where Noel sounds like he cares that he is playing one of his own teenage influenced tracks. He does Morrissey and the Smiths justice.

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The new VW Microbus

The VW Bulli concept car is going to get a new generation of hippies. which we now have evolved to call them yuppies because the hippies did such a good job of making their teenage lifestyle into a corporate message. But this microbus looks quite impressive, very similar to when VW re-released the Beetle/Bug. Volkswagen’s Bulli concept car was shown at press day at the 81st International Motor show in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 1, 2011. More to come we are sure of it …

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