London Dispatch: More treasures from the V&A

June 10, 2013
The sign said this is a portable harpsichord. My husband narrowed his eyes. "Portable has a different meaning when you have 250 servants," he observed.  True, dat. As...

The toilet at CBGB in NYC

June 5, 2013
This seems to be my season to encounter toilet scenes. What I love about this toilet I saw  at New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art is just that: it's part of a...

Bathing beauties 21st century style

April 30, 2013
I saw these sculptures in a San Francisco gallery last month. She sat in the window posing for tourists, looking as real as can be. And from the back, just as...

Holding space where we R authentic + true

April 19, 2013
Stephanie Paige/Holding Space I've loved modern art since the mid-1970s, the day I walked into the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, DC and saw their incredible...

Dogs, cars and love

November 30, 2012
Sculptor DDLarue's VW door sculpture If you've ever had a dog and a car, this DDLarue sculpture speaks to you. I loved it! Reminded me of..... My little...

Starry, starry night: another MOMA moment

October 14, 2012
One of the great pleasures of my visits to Amsterdam was time spent at that city's Van Gogh museum. So what a delight it was to find one of Van Gogh's most beloved...

Keith Haring: gone too soon

October 6, 2012
You recognize this artist, right? Born in 1958, but AIDS took him in 1990. Take a good look at the video.This huge Keith Haring piece hanging in New York City at MOMA is...

Living with an open heart

September 21, 2012
Image: Curly Girl Designs People are often unreasonable and self-centered Forgive them, anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior...

Collage, mixed media and neon art

August 25, 2012
Douglas De Vivo/Jenner, Calif. I was visiting with an artist friend the other dayand a beautiful piece on her wall caught my eye. (Not the one above, which I...

Looking down from above

August 17, 2012
MOMA in New York City is a beautifully designed building where interesting installations can be viewed from several angles. It amazes me how artists can consider so many...

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