Items of note
Post #1387 • September 9, 2009, 8:30 AM • 8 Comments
Off I go to work, a hundred miles away, head cold and all.
Art critic David Bonetti is leaving the St. Louis Post-Dispatch with guns blazing, in search of a better conversation. His target? Boston. It worked for me. One day shortly after I moved here, I saw a guy behind a sandwich counter get into a conversation with a buddy who came into the shop. A conversation about supercomputing and protein folding. (via via)
"It is one thing for an artist to credit his career choice to an unhappy youth in which opportunities for self-expression were perpetually stifled, and quite another for an artist to say that his parents literally took his voice from him." Eric Konigsberg on David Small's Stitches.
"Oh, happy day. The storefront bakery and confectionery in this bustling commercial walking district was stacked with metal trays holding an eye-popping array of sweets. The fact that we couldn't identify any of them, or read Turkish, didn't deter us from entering." Friend of Artblog.net Necee Regis reports from Istanbul.
Edmonton's best artists are busy folks these days.