Happiness is…clearing a really big project off your desk, to free up the afternoon for art! Oh, and did I mention the sun is actually shining, and the swank new moniter for I got for Valentine’s Day is now hooked up… My muse came in on a parachute today. No, really I was looking at … Read More
Now that I’m back in procrastination mode, I thought I would spend some time listing things I bought while I was in New York. 1. Twenty-two different polka-dot fabrics at B&J Fabrics. Plus two batiks and a Japanese ikat. 2. Several art books: Christo and Jeanne-Claude by Jacob Baal-Teshuva Raw Vision: Outsider Art Sourcebook A … Read More
My yoga teacher says that we should dedicate our practice each day to something. Usually I have no idea, but yesterday I dedicated mine to my great-uncle Tomoo. I learned Tuesday that he died in his sleep. He was the second oldest in his family, my grandmother was the oldest. He, like the rest of … Read More
Finally back home after many delayed flights, I’m trying to decompress and absorb all the art we have seen. Unfortunately my appetite still doesn’t realize that I’m not walking 40-50 blocks a day… We spent Saturday traveling to Dia:Beacon, a huge museum that’s about an hour and half by train from Grand Central Station. A … Read More
Feb. 22, 2005: I added some art links that I just found to the post below. Another great day in New York. Russ had meetings, so I was free to roam around on my own. I visited the American Craft Museum (now the Museum of Art and Design, but I like the other name better) … Read More
For those of you who haven’t had enough of Christo’s Gates (and maybe those who have) here’s a link to an artist’s installation called The Somerville Gates. Never having been to Somerville myself, I was told that it’s a densely populated place so the scale of the project is somewhat different than Christo’s.