Monthly Archives: July 2020

I Am A Redhead Too – Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama has been one of the greatest conceptual artist of the modern era. Her works revealed a clear visual regard for feminism, minimalism, surrealism, Art Brut, pop art, and abstract expressionism, while exploring the sensuality of her life. She ruled the cool 60s. Sadly the artist suffered a breakdown in 1977 and committed herself […]

Yayoi Kusama – The Queen Of Dots

<> The artist Yayoi Kusama was born in 1929. Her hometown was Kyoto. Her family made money from selling seeds. At the age of 19 she studied the formal Meiji painting style. Nihonga was not for her and she said years later, “When I think of my life in Kyoto, I feel like vomiting.” After […]

Trapped Like Rats

The Lower 48 States of the USA share land borders with two countries. Neither Canada nor Mexico will allow Americans to cross their frontiers. I am stuck in the USA. My families are in Thailand. My son Fenway, grandson Phot, and daughter Pam. And I have more. My daughter Angie. My grandson Sunsun. I have […]

John Lewis Hero RIP

I believe race is too heavy a burden to carry into the 21st century. It’s time to lay it down. We all came here in different ships, but now we’re all in the same boat. – John Lewis

And Now A Heat Wave

The sun rose today and burned off the morning overcast. The temperature swiftly climbed from 80 F to 93 F by midday. I thought about traveling to Rockaway Beach, but I’m still nursing the aches and pains from of a bicycle crash. Tomorrow I need to go to the Diamond District and the weather services […]