Monthly Archives: October 2010

The mystery of painting

In these clips artist¬†Philip Guston (American, born Canada. 1913-1980) talks about his ‘process’ and SF MoMA’s Curator Michael Auping comments on his relationship to the Abstract Expressionists. Guston says that “destruction…is crucial” to his process. “I’ll find that what I’ve … Continue reading

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Abstract Expressionist New York – Oct 3, 2010 to April 25, 2011

MoMA’s newest exhibit, Abstract Expressionist New York presents a good overview of the NY school of abstract expressionism during its heyday in the 40’s and 50’s. I just wish the curator had included some of the best of the women … Continue reading

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Give Fleece a Chance

I love wool, although cashmere is easier on the skin. However, I had no idea that sheep farmers and especially British farmers, were in a crisis. Etsy UK highlighted their plight in a blog post today. If I could have … Continue reading

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Kittens – Free to good home

A young mother cat had her 3 kittens near my house foundation about 11 days ago. The kittens are just opening their eyes and the mother is a very sweet domesticated cat. Apparently some of my neighbors – and I’m … Continue reading

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