I’ll make this post a simple one. I’ve known Pearl Fryar for a very long time and there’s going to come a day when he is unable to take care of this magnificent garden and we need to make sure his vision stay’s alive. “I like to let people see what they want to in… Continue reading Donate to The Pearl Fryar Garden
Can you improve on F Scott Fitzgerald’s improving reading list? Fitzgerald thought he’d prescribed 22 essential books to his nurse. Uh, wow After reading this articel I came to the conclusion that I have a lot of catching up to do according to Mr. Fitzgerald from this article found in The Guardian. Then I thought about… Continue reading F Scott Fitzgerald Improved Reading List
— You’ll need a translator for the site. The link is below(bottom of story). Info is copy/pasted from the site. Some of the pics of the actual plant mosiacs come from the So Bad So Good website. This is direct link to page. Funny, when I went to page for the event there were no… Continue reading International Mosaiculture Montreal 2013
Story from the Wall Street Journal | by Lee Lawrence ::: Part of the Story ::: According to a 1918 article in Architectural Review, the need for a privacy wall along what is now North Broadway dictated Bosworth’s approach. Rather than looking to European and Japanese models as he had for Rockefeller, he drew inspiration… Continue reading The Untermyer Gardens, a New York Pairidaeza
Land artist Walter De Maria dies of stroke, aged 77 The “uncompromising” creator of The Lightning Field and The New York Earth Room shied away from the spotlight ***** Many thanks to the Art Newsletter for this article on Walter De Maria. Mr. Maria was one of the many land artist back in the 70’s… Continue reading Land Artist Walter De Maria dies of Stroke
Designer, creator, inventor, problem solver, solution finder, all of those/us, and even more, can find great inspiration in the life and works of Nikola Tesla. We aren’t the genius he is-me especially, but there is a kernel of truth, or two, for all of us to take away. It’s absolutely amazing to try and comprehend… Continue reading Nikola Tesla; More than a “Mad Scientist”
Two Tramps in Mud Time — Robert Frost Out of the mud two strangers came And caught me splitting wood in the yard, And one of them put me off my aim By hailing cheerily “Hit them hard!” I knew pretty well why he had dropped behind And let the other go on a way.… Continue reading Two Tramps in Mud Time
Found out that Mr. Goldsworthy has some new installations, and a couple on new shows going on. Here’s the lowdown. [Immediately tell it’s a Goldsworthy.] I thought this little nugget was quite interesting; For many people, Goldsworthy’s works with blood and excrement are disturbing. But the artist says he is only trying to reflect nature… Continue reading What’s Andy Goldsworthy up to?
No story I just like this shot, it says so many things about the possibilities of water.