Monthly Archives: December 2013


light in darkness

In honor of Winter Solstice…make of it what you will! There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton (from Vesalius in Zante, 1902) Mona Hatoum, Current Disturbance, 1996 (White Chapel, 2011 installation) I love this the quote, and when I thought of coupling […]


vignettes of the night XXIX: the color of utopia

Ever heard of Baker-Miller pink? Me neither. I came across it randomly on a recent image search and it intrigued me. The idea of a color that could calm violent prisoners. It was devised by a researcher, Alexander Schauss, in the 1970s. He wanted to know, specifically, if various wavelengths of light – ie. color […]


jewelers to die for: the work of jelena behrend and andrea corson

I wanted to share the work of two artist friends, Andrea Corson and Jelena Behrend, who make great jewelry! Though their sensibilities are different – where Corson is polished and whimsical, Behrend is graphic and expressive – both lean toward the abstract, conceiving of their designs as a sculptor would.┬áBehrend’s work has been featured in […]


You’ve got to have a valid medical reason

“You’ve got to have a valid medical reason (to deny treatment). “We don’t want our doctors to be moral judges. Their duty is to provide the best advice and the best treatment in the circumstances.” Turner is taking a holiday in the meantime in Thailand, where he might consider trying another smoking cure. wholesale nfl […]