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Japanese Birthday

We celebrated JB’s birthday today orchestrated by IB. We started out with breakfast at Sawada. I had a matcha green tea latte with a shot of espresso (known as the “military”). Hiroshi Sawada is a Japanese barrista and latte artist, … Continue reading

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JB as the “Bricklayer’s Mate” via August Sander, 1928…

…while one of three farmers stares at me.

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Great irony, historical synchronicity, opportunity

Jitish Kallat, an Indian artist, has created a provocative site- specific piece, Public Notice 3, at the Art Institute of Chicago which opened on September 11 last year and will remain on display until today, September 11, 2011. Kallat has … Continue reading

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A remarkable textile…

Each morning this week, as I have walked through the backyard to the garage at 6:00 in the morning (on my way to work), I have been greeted with a myriad of spider webs, mostly in my path at eye … Continue reading

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Searching for El Greco

Where are the El Grecos? They moved them. They used to be with the Spanish artists. No longer. We walked through the hallways looking in the galleries. They hadn’t put them away, had they? Into storage or something foolish like … Continue reading

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