Monthly Archives: September 2012


Growing up we had a multi-tiered crystal chandelier hanging over the dining room table. It was a huge production to clean it in November so that it would sparkle through the holidays. Rather, it seemed a huge production to me at the time, but it was probably only the work of a half hour. Funny … Continue reading »

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As if it Grew There

While I was pursuing the coverage of the Venice Architecture Biennale, I was struck by this piece, Arum, from Zaha Hadid Architects. It manages to look like both an organic form, and wholly man-made at the same time. It reminds me very much of my favorite gas station. I don’t always by my fuel here, … Continue reading »

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Floating Fish

Some art is visually stunning or profound, but my favorite art has a sense of humor about it. This piece is by Bruce Nauman; ‘One Hundred Fish Fountain.’ It was at the Gagosian Gallery, in New York last month. The piece is composed of a school of bronze fish, suspended in the air. Water is … Continue reading »

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