The single palm tree of ‘South Pacific’ at Lincoln Center Theater

There is something completely weird and poetic about the idea that a single palm tree is all that is needed to convey a place in the Lincoln Center Theater production of "South Pacific" as seen in this photo of the palm by Sara Krulwich (New York Times): The Times writes: "Stagehands load in the lone […]

3D brain island model by Unit Seven ~ new scales for digital elevation models

I’ve been thinking a lot about scale in fake images since writing about the climber, snowboarder, and surfer in the the Pepsi Dare post.  Then along came BoingBoing.net and Unit Seven, a group out of New Zealand, who created this unique drawing: It’s a brain that has been modeled into an island map and a […]

Smithsonian ~ Gates of Paradise restored

I referenced the Gates of Paradise tour in the new "Out to See" section on the right of the page, and decided to actually post on it after going through the photos.  This restoration is amazingly beautiful, and if you can get to Chicago, New York, or Seattle while the Gates are on tour, you […]

Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Day Sale November 15

Sotheby’s is having a Contemporary Art Day Sale N08364 on November 15, 2007, in New York.  There are some really amazing works up for sale, including a Bedouin painting in one of my favorite series by Jean Dubuffet.  Here’s a small section of the piece (Lot 103): If I had $150,000 to spare, I would […]

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