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Excerpt from a letter to a friend

i’m working on some visual symbols.. like now i’m using the word “okay” spelled exactly that way in a lot of my work. it’s less enthusiastic than Yes! or No! but still relatively agreeable which is very pertinent to my pacific northwest/ generation x history… just sort of rolling with whatever for whatever reason, which […]

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Giving much thought to themes or processes in my work

There are two kinds of artists: ones that see with their eyes and ones that see with their minds. I realized tonight that there are two very strong themes in my work. And somehow, surely not by coincidence they’re very, very close in definition. identity integrity there are a couple others, too, but that’s for […]

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Night Studio: A Memoir of Phillip Guston by Musa Mayer

Night Studio: A memoir of Philip Guston by Musa Mayer This was one of the most interesting ways of telling a memoir that I may have ever read. Musa Mayer is Guston’s daughter and she tells his story through her own story. It’s a portrait of Guston that is unique to Mayer’s experiences of her […]

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Anselm Kiefer at SFMOMA

So we went up to the city to see the Kiefer retrospective, Heaven and Earth. It was pretty cool. I had several experiences at the exhibit that were cool, but one stands out in my mind especially. I was with my friend, Ellen, who had come down for the exhbit from Washington and we were […]