Here’s another collection of scratch-marks of places I’ve been and things I’ve seen around the net – I think they used to call it a ‘link-dump.’ There’s just a very tiny possibility that you also might find something of interest . . . Continue reading
I wrote a bit about the part of Tongyong called Donpirang Art Village and there is a still a bit more to say about the politics of art on walls.
And some more things to show you about what we saw and where went in this place. Continue reading
If you want to read the first installment of this series – and you should, you should want to – you can click here. After that, you’ll want to read the second installment, so then you will click here. Okay, now you are ready to read this one, so go ahead and do so. Continue reading
It’s something we had been needing to do for quite some time, but what with this and that it is not so easy to schedule in a little time just for ourselves, to light out for some spot or another we had never seen before. We managed it, though, if only for a couple of nights.
When I was a kid, one of my first career ambitions after giving up on NASA and the Mars Mission (which never turned out happening anyway) was to be on the staff of National Geographic Magazine. Sam Abell started as a summer intern in 1967, and nicer still, he’s still around to talk about what that was like.
I’d prefer to be fascinated and surprised, rather than lulled and tranquilized.
And, very often, pretty things are not real, you know. Continue reading
If you want to read the first installment of this series – and you should, you should want to – you can click here.
I believe Zaha Hadid’s buildings are actually sculptures, very large works of art that people can walk around and go inside of. As it goes with art, it’s not unusual for several people to have wildly divergent reactions to any particular work.