Monthly Archives: July 2014

“A Truncated Story of Infinity”

This short film on the infinite possibilities in which our lives unfold is directed by Paul Trillo, who cleverly animates this limitless plenitude of probabilities. Co Produced By Keith Ferreira Director of Photography Andrew Georgopoulos Sound Design and Score by Noah … Continue reading

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What more do you want?

JB and I drove to the Milwaukee Art Museum last week to see the Wassily Kandinsky Retrospective. The show was put together by the Pompidou Center in Paris of pieces donated to them by Kandinsky’s widow that he had personally kept … Continue reading

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The eyes follow you no matter where you are

My mother’s favorite painting in the Toledo Museum of Art is of Mordecai Myers, painted by John Wesley Jarvis in 1814. She has always been fascinated by the man in this painting, always wondering who he was. She always pointed out … Continue reading

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“Alchemy” by Stephen Sandy

(published in The New Yorker, October 29 and November 5, 2002)

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Calligraphy at Anderson Gardens

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s “Summer”

Presently in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, this painting of “Summer” is from Arcimboldo’s original Four Seasons, painted in 1563. This is the only version with both the artist’s name and the date “woven” into the collar and shoulder of the … Continue reading

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“Truth Difficulty” by The Roving Typist

Back in February, I wrote about The Roving Typist, a writer who spontaneously creates stories on the streets for people, “stories composed for you while you wait.” He doesn’t keep copies of his stories, he doesn’t keep track of who buys them. … Continue reading

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