If there was ever any doubt that politically conservative culture critic Terry Teachout is full of shit, his latest article for The Wall Street Journal should settle the matter. In it, he suggests that Roberta Smith and Michael Kimmelman are hypocrites because they have called out The Metropolitan Museum of Art for accepting money from philanthropist and famed right winger David H. Koch over Twitter, but might not refuse to cover the museum. The Met’s brand-new plaza with the Beaux-Arts facade, is named after Koch because he donated $65 million to pay for it.
We tend to post recent GIFs in our GIF of the Day series, but there’s actually no reason for that. So, just to prove that we are apt to dive into the past, here’s Michael Bell-Smith‘s “Faceted Sphere” from 2008. It’s deceptively simple, using a push-and-pull device to show flooring that recedes backwards, stairs that move upwards, and a sphere that moves forwards.