From Cabbage leaves to Cartier: Pygmalion at the Alley

Went and saw the Alley Theatre’s production of Pygmalion last night. As most of you know, I have a hard time with theatre because I usually can’t understand what the actors are saying since they’re so caught up in articulating and not thinking about acoustics. I did not have this problem, however, and really enjoyed it. (Having […]

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Get Crafty – even in the Michael’s kind of way

Love that in the April issue of Metropolis magazine, there was a sizable article on the re-emergence of “craft” in the art and design world. (A Return to the Hand: Janet Abrams) So, what does “craft” mean, exactly? Simply put — art that requires you to build it with your own hands. This would exclude illustrator drawings, CAD modeling, and […]

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My kind of backpacking — new Whitney Musuem in Meatpacking District with a stroll down the Highline

Seems like this is the week of museum news. The Whitney Museum (which focuses on American Art) just broke ground at their new site in the Downtown Meatpacking District (NYC). Renzo Piano, the Italian architect who has built Texas museums like The Menil Collection in Houston and the recently opened Nasher Sculpture Garden in Dallas, […]

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Happily Ever After is not usually found at Marshall’s

Spring 2010 I was flipping through Vogue and fell in LOVE with the Cinderella Shoe by Karl Lagerfeld for Fendi. Check out this photo: Oh my — they have a 6″ leather covered heel with a 2″ acrylic platform (roughly a 4″ heel) all neatly tied together with chiffon straps. I swear — these are the most impractical shoes ever made.  I can’t wear them […]

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