I was nominated for the second time and of course I accepted the challenge!
So here goes the second round of my black and white favorites, in no particular order. 32 more words
【Japanese version is below; 日本語は下にあります。】
So my obsession/deep fascination with socks. (And I need to mention the fact that Maiko Colors’ long-term readers and my work friends have already known well how passionate I am about socks… 471 more words
The wild popularity of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition “China: Through the Looking Glass,” a large-scale survey of China’s influence on Western fashion on view at the Costume Institute, has compelled the museum to extend the show an extra three weeks through Labor Day, September 7, according to 166 more words
Lily Stockman’s exuberant, vibratory abstract paintings are based on commonplace experience that transcends the “object” to reveal a phenomenological experience for the viewer. They are a distillation of her own immediate interactions in the world: her observations on specific architecture (a drive-in theater in Twentynine Palms, the Art Deco “movie palaces” of Downtown Los Angeles), landscape (the desert palette of Rajasthan, India, and Joshua Tree, California), evolution through repetition (Darwin’s finches, Agnes Martin’s grids), passions (gardening, Indian textiles), and labors and sacrifices (craft, beauty, purpose). 62 more words