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Madrid Travel Notes

Ahhh—the meditative experience of train travel, as the landscape floats gently by. After saying goodbye to Barcelona, a few hours later I arrived at the beautiful Atocha Station in Madrid. I love the in-between spaces of travel, where time is …

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John Baldessari and respecting one’s audience

The American artist John Baldessari, in a podcast from Tate Modern, states that he acknowledes his audience when making his artwork. His opinion on this developed through his need to communicate with his students; he needed to find ways to …

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Passion and Work

My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme, published by Alfred A. Knopf I waited six weeks to receive an email from the Vancouver Public Library that the book I had reserved was waiting for me at my …

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Passion and Work

My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme, published by Alfred A. Knopf I waited six weeks to receive an email from the Vancouver Public Library that the book I had reserved was waiting for me at my …

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The Pleasures of Art

In these difficult times, looking at and making art can help us get back in touch with the best things that humans are capable of–– a sense of play, a sense of excitement in the creative act. The following excerpt,  from …

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Instant Coffee’s delightful Blanket Bus

In a public art project by Instant Coffee, our usually ad-wrapped buses have been given a fabulous warm blankie instead, and are they ever fun to look at! Thanks guys, it helps break up the gray days of winter. A …

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