Category Archives: art

Pain and Painting

The stars were especially bright that night. They twinkled at me so I twinkled back because I was in love walking arm in arm with the man I loved. A woman on the corner of Saint-Germain des Pres and Rue … Continue reading

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Lee Miller

One hot morning in July of 1937, I woke up needing to hug a tree. So Hugh suggested we drive to Mougins for a brief vacation because that area of the Côte d’Azur was full of pines, olives, and cypress … Continue reading

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The Apostle Paul

‘Ottobrate Romane’, October in Rome when the light has a special magic and seems to give everything an orange glow. But not at Piazza del Popolo. One of Rome’s largest squares, Piazza del Popolo is vast and grey.  The most … Continue reading

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Cats in a Garden                                                       

World War I had much to do with creating new directions in art and literature. Virginia Woolf wrote that everything seemed to be going so well “then suddenly, like a chasm in a smooth road, the war came.”  Initially idealistic … Continue reading

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Sacred Threshold     

Although it may appear just as a circle with a line cutting through it, the above is an abstract representation of the vulva. It’s made from the molar of a mammoth and found in a shaman’s tomb in Moravia The … Continue reading

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