Saturday, December 15, 2012. A familiar sign, known across the country, is transformed by weather and oxidation. The sign has become something else, a softened version of its former self. The solid bar in the middle looks like it might be soft to the touch, as if the admonition regarding your proposed action might not be so absolute. Do you now dare to do what has been forbidden?
Sunday, December 2, 2012. A spot of color in a somber background, this leaf hangs on, refusing to drop from its perch, braving wind, rain and passersby. The edges have burned to a crisp brown, but the red is still rich and ripe with the potential to reflect the sun, if it peeks out. I like the tenacity of any living thing that goes its own way.
December 8, 2012. A morning walk in Central Park and the fog is thick in the air, the moisture collecting and dripping on branches and fruit. It glistens in the wan sunlight, which is struggling to break through the mist. The birds have left these little grapes to collect the drops of water and shine in the morning light.
Saturday, November 17, 2012. A lost letter, a discourse gone astray, a page turned and torn, gone away from the writer, or the receiver. I was between engagements, done with one, going to another and there was this correspondence, someone's ponderings on the spritual and the natural. The natural seems to have the upper hand, eventually returning the idea to the spiritual.
As I travel around the City I am always aware of the art around me, in all of its forms. I enjoy watching the lamp posts as I pass by, the sides of buildings, the sidewalks, the sky, almost anywhere. Sometimes I spot artists I know from Union Square, Soho and elsewhere in the City.