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Ants marching VS ants dancing

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Hopkins Struever “Painted Perfection” Wheelright Museum Santa Fe, New Mexico 2001 p 68: The insects holding hands illustrate a Hopi story of how ants got tiny waists. matthews circa 1994: Lights out we up and Die…mommy.

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Talking with the clay

Or: what was ‘warm hug’? I lived with my parents, Paul and Barbara Weiss, at the family homestead above Palo Alto and Stanford, for the first 10 years or so of their pottery collecting. They would go to Santa Fe … Continue reading

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I saw a werewolf drinking a latte at the DeYoung museum, salivating over his next big plunder

The De Young Museum has a great little show about Gauguin that includes Oceania, Europeania, paintings, prints, ceramics and wood carvings. People who’ve been around long enough might notice that the museum’s Maori figure from 1890 is likely the source … Continue reading

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I Saw The Figure 483689 in Black: Emma Acker’s ‘Cult of the Machine’ and tour

Emma Acker curated the “Cult of the Machine” exhibit at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. She also led a small group on a special tour of the show, in July. I actually wrote a paper on this topic, the … Continue reading

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Gilbert and George Schultz

I don’t know much about Gilbert and George other than the fact that Collin Bailey of the D Young thought they were cool. George Schultz ate at Chef Chu’s when he worked at Hoover and then join the bushing ministration … Continue reading

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Hai Bo Southern Series at Pace Palo Alto w. Sugimoto at DeYoung in SF a whiles back

Hai Bo has a show, Southern Series, at Pace Gallery Palo Alto, near the Blue Trees of City Hall, on Hamilton. I had one champagne, one half a white wine, and one beer before zipping over the the Palo Alto … Continue reading

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Only that Patricia McClung ‘Stanford Arches’ calls to mind Claude Lorrain’s ‘The Sermon on the Mount’ (1656) as refracted by David Hockney as ‘A Bigger Message’, I saw in 2014

edit to add, four years later: I stumbled, lost, starving hysterical and naked into the offices of Kleiner Perkins and saw this Patricia McClung work, but couldn’t recall her name.

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