Tag Archives: nature

Wild Life Art (Meg Webster)

“Volume for Lying Flat” “Mother Mound Salt” “Stick Structure” “Solar Grow Room” Ready to keep on my way, I was drawn in by these plant-sculptures by Meg Webster at Paula Cooper the other week. Not quite sure how to get my … Continue reading

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(The Yosemite Suite) iPad Landscape (David Hockney)

Like most of David Hockney’s work, the pictures that make up The Yosemite Suite are good natured. Bright as if back lit, these aren’t paintings. Charming and cheerful, they are prints made from drawings that the artist produced on an … Continue reading

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(Call for Fellowship Applications) Jewish Culture, Nature, Science, Religion (Katz Center)

Nature between Science and Religion: Jewish Culture and the Natural World During the 2017–2018 fellowship year, the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania seeks to ask new questions about the history of science, … Continue reading

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(Onthisisland) Old Beatnik Beach Paintings (Jack Pierson)

Self-described as “old beatnik” paintings, these works recently on view by Jack Pierson draw on a unique and distinctly American combinations of the occult in nature and surrealism. Pierson has been at the beach before, most famously with his Self-Portrait … Continue reading

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New Buds (Syracuse) (Aesthetic Theodicy)

aesthetic theodicy –organic form, green veins, new life, and silhouettes.

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spring (North Woods, Central Park)

These dumb little colors are worthy of at least a little attention. I like these first green buddings and how they offset the grey and brown lines of the “forest,” but how, now, this early in the season, you need … Continue reading

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Bright Yellow Pollen Square (Wolfgang Laib)

Wolfgang Laib’s big bright yellow pollen square now showing at the Museum of Modern Art is very cool, in and of itself, and apropos right after the Rilke “Bees of the Invisible” bit in the post just below. The intensification … Continue reading

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