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  • 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…

  • No

    I had so many wonderful plans for this week. I have four beautiful clean, white canvases waiting for me in the studio. I have twelve drawings awaiting the final “image” phase. I…

  • Yes

    Happy birthday to Yoko Ono, who turned 82 this week on February 18. Supposedly John Lennon first saw her conceptual piece “Ceiling Painting” at a gallery in London and it led to…

  • eye crosswalk

    Found #8 and progress

    Here is another great piece of public art, an eyeball and ginkgo crosswalk at Octavia and Linden Streets. Look familiar? And in the studio I just finished the first layers of my…