Monthly Archives: April 2014

Kenneth Baker on Donald Judd on perception

The precision of Judd’s sculpture has led people to see an idealizing impulse behind it. But Judd saw himself as empiricist and his work as sharpening the perceptions of a public addled by encountering falseness daily on every front, from … Continue reading

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Reunion Hill by Shindell and Baez and Women on the Wall by Stegner

This is a companion piece to below about Ehren Tool, veterans’ art, coming to Palo Alto Art Center in June. “Reunion Hill” was written by Richard Shindell, for Joan Baez. Here are comparative versions, one by each.   Meanwhile, I … Continue reading

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Our Palo Alto discussion featuring Sid Espinosa et al at Downtown Library Wednesday April 23, 2014

I am carrying the business card of David Evan Harris, one of the panelists (along with Sid Espinosa, Steven Levy and Ann Dunkin): Research Director, Institute for the Future, 124 University Avenue, Palo Alto. Harris said, and my own eyes … Continue reading

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23 bonbons and beisboleros from Venezuela

Jose Carlos Altuve Alexi Jose Amarista Elvis Augusto Andrus Oswaldo Celestino Arcia Gregor Miguel Blanco Asdrubal Jose Cabrera Jose Miguel Cabrera Alberto Jose Callaspo Ronny Cedeno Francisco Cervelli Endy De Jesus Chavez Alcides Escobar Eduardo Jose Escobar Freddy Jose Galvis … Continue reading

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I am not working on my blog because there are this many things more interesting than my new computer, tempting though it may be

I am not working on my blog because there are this many — 12 — things more interesting than my new computer, tempting though it may be. At Printer’s Inc, Cafe, Palo Alto, with about 90 minutes to be “productive”. … Continue reading

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Does the Vivian Maier movie “dargerize” the nanny?

(originally a draft of something I was to post on another wordpress site) I thought of Darger in relation to Maier, and found your blog. (Part Time Lion Timer by Gretchen Jacobsen aka Wilhemina Frame, on wordpress) A difference between Jessica … Continue reading

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How can the life of such a man be in the palm of some fools hand? (Rubin Carter 1937-2014)

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