Published October 29, 2014
Southern Song Dynasty cosmetic box, Jingdezhen, 1127-1279 CE. The Victoria & Albert Museum Ceramics Gallery
Tell Halaf Fertility Figurine. Terracotta with traces of pigment. 5000-4000 BC, Syria. The Walters Art Museum, accession number 48.2741.
Samanid pottery bowl. Persia or central Asia, 10th century.
Lead-glazed earthenware jug, probably made in Surrey, 1300-1325.
Celadon incense holder, Korea. Victoria & Albert Museum Ceramics Gallery
Stoneware mug with silver collar by John Dwight, 1682. V&A The stoneware mugs of this shape were termed ‘gorges’, meaning narrow-necked vessels” V&A
Tang Dynasty Box, sancai ware 700-750 CE. The Victoria & Albert Museum Ceramics Gallery
good images of objects and words about objects at : http://www.materialcultures.com/page/2/
Kelly Carlin told me via her ‘Waking From the American Dream’ podcast – that her Old Man is getting his Way back in the neighborhood – white harlem. Dedication ceremony is next wednesday the 22nd – and i’m wanting to be there – for some reason.
Autumn in NY is no joke + George is a special hero to me.
here’s some details for those of you in the area: Seven Not-So-Dirty Facts About the Street Soon to be Known as George Carlin Way
Published October 10, 2014
really stretching in the studio
Published October 6, 2014
Saturday October,11 will be the final Aspen Saturday Market for the 2014 season. I’ve been on the street with the Artstream most summer saturdays for the last 14 years – the end of the market is always bitter sweet. Drop by and say hello if you are fortunate enough to find yourselves in Aspen this weekend.
Published September 23, 2014
Thanks to a friend in Philly – who always keeps his ear to the ground – i’ve been made aware of this new release of a concert Coltrane and co. recorded near the end of his life. I recommend a listen.
John Coltrane would have been 88 years old today.
So it Goes…