Not Your Old Bamboo

Jun 26th 2017

Sun, 1980 by Tanabe Shōchiku III. Bamboo, rattan & lacquer. The newish (2012) Asia Society Texas Center is housed in Yoshio Taniguchi’s elegantly rendered building in the Museum District. … read more

Due South

Jun 12th 2017

Jeffrey Gibson’s I Put a Spell On You, 2015 I visited friends in Lexington, Kentucky this past week. We took a drive to Louisville to see, among other things, the fairly newly completed additi … read more


May 22nd 2017

Still Life With Watermelon, 1947 Irving Penn’s 70-year career is celebrated in “Irving Penn: Centennial” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. From modern old master still lifes of the 40s … read more

Art to Wear and Sell

May 17th 2017

Order/Chaos: Garments from “18th Century Punk AW 16/17” I was in NYC this past weekend. On the top of my must do list was the “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between” exhibit … read more

We're Better Together

May 8th 2017

I was inspired by Elizabeth Vargas’ story of recovery and her efforts to remove the stigma that still surrounds mental illness and addiction at The Menninger 2017 Annual Signature Luncheon. I so … read more