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Exclusive Interview with San Jose Museum's Robin Treen, Part Two

In the final days of the San Jose Museum of Art’s excellent Momentum exhibition, I’m posting some previously unpublished remarks from a November 2014 interview I conducted with exhibition co-curator Robin Treen. 454 more words

Sewing Studios. Also, Alexander Calder

My own sewing studio is the left end of my couch. I put my laptop on a cardboard box on the ground, my supplies on the end table or coffee table and hold everything else in my lap while I work on my paper piecing, usually watching documentaries or The Real Housewives of Somewhere. 111 more words


Chanel to Texas Barbecue: "Take a Hike"

“In 1957 we invited to Dallas to receive the Neiman-Marcus Award for Distinguished Service in the Field of Fashion. … Mademoiselle Chanel was eager to visit a ranch, so we gave a Western-style party at my brother Eddie’s Blackmark Farm, with a ranch-style dinner and roping and bronco riding exhibitions. 473 more words

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