What is it that makes charm bracelets so, well, charming? The act of collecting the charms? Or perhaps the memories dangling there on? For some maybe it’s getting drawn in to each little piece. The charms are small, so you have to focus and become one with them. It’s a diversion from the outside world. […]
It’s cherry season so I’m going to share my favorite cherry recipe with you. Cherry-Meringue Bites (This came from a Martha Stewart magazine several years ago.) Makes about 50 The meringue shells can be made a couple of days in advance and stored in an airtight container at room temperature. Once assembled, I find it’s […]
I planned this trip on the spur of the moment with the primary purpose of seeing the Sonia Delaunay show at the Musée D’Art Moderne De la Ville de Paris. It promised to be the most comprehensive show of this multi-disciplinary abstract artist as yet shown. It did not disappoint. If you are unfamiliar with […]
I’m very happy to have my collage selected to be one of the divider page images for the 2017 Fall Open Studio Guide. 20,000 copies printed, distributed all over the Bay Area for the 5 weeks of open studios this fall.
I visit a lot of museums. I try not to be one of those people that walks around with their phone/camera out all the time. But once in awhile, when I won’t be bothering anyone else, I do take photos. Below are a few of my favorites from previous trips. Raphaelle Peale is from a […]
In 2006, I attended an interview with Robert Rauschenberg in conjunction with his Combines show at the Met. (I forget the curator’s name that interviewed him.) His piece, Canyon – inspired in part by Rembrandt’s Ganymede, was in the show and the accompanying text explained that perhaps the pillow hanging from the bottom of the […]
I traveled to London, Turkey and Germany recently and brought back a few really beautiful things for you. They’ll be at NY Now in August (Javits, booth 1327). Photos below. These are the types of things that will show in the “Back Room” section of the website. Check in there often to see what’s new! […]