Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 16 November 2010
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It’s been eight years since I’ve gotten a tattoo, and the two I’ve already got are beginning to ask what’s taking so long.
Posted in One Million Watts on 16 September 2010
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I resisted Tumblr for a long time because I saw it as little more than a coffee-table blogging service — all style, with no context or substance. I didn’t realize that were its strengths.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 6 September 2010
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Photography is a learning process that eventually becomes a skill, and it’s a skill that eventually becomes a sense. I’m getting there.
Posted in Things We Like on 17 August 2010
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Some might be quick to describe Scott Radke’s creatures as otherworldly, but they’re perfectly at home in this world, inhabiting spaces most of us rarely notice.
Posted in One Million Watts on 11 August 2010
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Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” is wanting. A movie about entering other people’s dreams, and the best Nolan can come up with is shoot-‘em-ups inside the local Hyatt?
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 July 2010
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While running an errand at Michael’s Arts and Crafts, something caught my eye: smiling clowns and wolves pacing through the woods. Oh yes, the paint-by-number aisle!
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 14 July 2010
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The late pop artist Ray Johnson once sent me some art, which I may have floating around in storage. If I kept it at all.
Posted in Seattle on 13 July 2010
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I don’t really need to explain my love of Las Vegas or Bangkok to my friends. Seattle, however, is a tougher sell.
Posted in One Million Watts on 9 June 2010
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The word “art” has been devalued. We live in a world where every middle-aged lady making chunky coral-jewelry calls herself an artist.
Posted in One Million Watts on 20 May 2010
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The paintings of Dutch artist Chris Berens feel like incredible glimpses into another person’s dreams. Everything is soft, distorted and unfocused.