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James Hampton's Throne, SAAM and Washington wanderings…

James Hampton's Throne, SAAM and Washington wanderings…

The Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard, designed by Norman Foster at the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture, it is a part of the building houses the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery and the Smithsonian American Art Museum. I love Washington DC.  I…

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A slight detour from "detour art"

A slight detour from "detour art"

Staircase in the Lum Building, Petersburg, VA (this is my favorite photo, ever…at least this week) Happy holidays…this time I have hopped on a plane to visit friends in the DC area.  (Ok, I really didn’t hop, there was some pharmacological help and a David…

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"James Castle: Portrait of an Artist" show in Philly

"James Castle: Portrait of an Artist" show in Philly

Narrow Larry Harris just returned from his whirlwind car trip from Houston to Philly (and back) and is extolling the virtues of the James Castle show that he saw at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.  (running from October 14, through January 4, 2009.   From…

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Alas, another visionary site is leaving…

Alas, another visionary site is leaving…

Although I never had the opportunity to see the Toy tower of Eddie Boros in New York City, I have heard much about it.  Located at the Six and B garden, it was part of a program overseen by the city’s parks department, who felt…

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Powerful video about mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar

Powerful video about mosaic artist Isaiah Zagar

“In a Dream” by his son Jeremiah Zagar…winner of SXSW 2008 Emerging Visions Audience Winner.   (click here to see a longer trailer)   (click here for more information) (see the trailer:) Over the past four decades, artist Isaiah Zagar has covered more than 50,000…

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Mr. I benefit at Intuit

Mr. I benefit at Intuit

Please join Intuit February 28th from 5-8:00pm as we host a fundraising benefit for Mr. Imagination. This event will include a silent auction, video and slideshows of Mr. Imagination’s work. Food and wine has been generously donated by Swim Cafe and Barefoot Wine. Silent auction…

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More Mr. I news…

More Mr. I news…

Daryl Nerl, a writer for the Bethlehem Daily Star, just posted a nice write up about the flickr site that I set up to collect photos for a book for Mr. I.  Also rumored to be in the works is a fundraiser at Intuit in…

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Mr. Imagination's Fire

Mr. Imagination's Fire

On Sunday, January 20, 2008, Gregory “Mr. Imagination” Warmack’s home, gallery, collections and art studio in Bethlehem, PA was gutted by fire. Everything was lost including the centerpiece of the house, his bottlecap throne. Also lost in the fire was his beloved dog, Pharoah, two…

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Car trip tips…the winter version

Car trip tips…the winter version

This was one of those days that I should have known better, and still got lucky.  A few hours after this photo was taken, the southern part of Missouri and Northern Oklahoma was hit hard by an ice storm.  I tend to be rather “aware” when…

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Zoomer's Treasures — Mary Fenogolio

Zoomer's Treasures — Mary Fenogolio

Mary Fenogolio  Pittsburg, KS Found object sculptures and furniture  On-going creations  Private property Back in the car and following the guys from KCPT’s series, Rare Visions and Roadside Revelations, to shoot another season beginning with a 1/2 hour segment in our own backyard…Kansas. First stop is…

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