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  • The land that never has been yet

    I put finishing touches on a couple of Cluster backgrounds this week: And finished placing and gluing people on a few others (which means they’re the first ones done!): This one might…

  • The wall

    I got started on this mural this week:      These are the rough draft in chalk. It will all eventually be painted white with black outlines. And you can’t tell from…

  • You get the picture

    I made lots of progress this week and then completely forgot to post earlier. When I did remember, my app kept failing, so I will take that as a sign to keep…

  • Wild and tidy

    I spent the last couple of weeks in Maryland, visiting and helping my mother. Although this trip did remind me that I don’t like clouds of gnats in my face and I…

  • To tell you the truth

    What is your purpose in life? It sounds like such an overwhelming question. But when my friend (and catalyst) Zarah recently asked me, the answer came so easily it made me laugh:…

  • What you don’t know

    I got many reminders this week of how uncomfortable it can be not knowing: from not knowing why someone is being rude to not knowing when the next train is coming. And…

  • Present

    When I heard about the people over at Pop Up Underground planning an exhibition on BART, I loved the idea, and I was very happy to have them include a print of…

  • The good china

    A week or two ago I got an interesting email from my friend Zarah: In the spirit of spring cleaning, she was inviting folks to set up appointments to call and have…

  • On the bias

    I made some small adjustments to my studio this week, and it reminded me how much even minor changes to your space can affect your energy and mood. The new arrangement feels…

  • The size of it

    Anselm Kiefer turned 70 this past Sunday. When I was 20, I lived in a flat in Richmond, Virginia, with no air conditioning. I have to admit this greatly contributed to the…