Whether we dare, or do not dare, with our work and our voices and our actions to make trouble, we are living in the midst of trouble, nationally and globally, trouble that no amount of soothing the waters is going to solve.
Blog Posts on Art
I loved our tour of architect Luis Barragán’s masterpiece in Mexico City, a great collection of brilliantly-colored walls, streams and pools.
Mexico City seems to be a city of women. We are everywhere.
I grew up with almost no music at all. Music, after all, is not words and only words counted in that world.
No longer subject to colonization and condescension, have we found our landscapes, at last?
In the end, France comes to honoring its extraordinary women
Artists use all the material our lives deliver to us–but the professional cost can be very high.
For most of Grandfather’s neighbors and friends, memory of the communes is sharp and sour. We have yet to sweeten it.
Art doesn’t “fix” pain, but it provides a version of that tiny interval after the sufferer wakes and before the pain is remembered.
As this memorable year comes to an end, I’ve chosen my sixteen most popular posts of the year, based on visits, comments, Tweets and Facebook likes.