Monday, January 13, 2014
Still trying to wrap up 2013.)
Spelling debacle on the contents page of Bloomberg Businessweek.
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I stood in awe before these sample alphabets by an early 20th Century sign painter, offered by Ricco Maresca at last year's Metro Show. This year's show is in a couple of weeks. Here's another grid of alphabets from the same series.
Vintage record carrier
Papel picado with the names of the bride and groom festooned the pre-wedding fiesta, just north of the border.
I must visit Baltimore again when it's not blistering hot.
Colonoscopy humor? This evacuation-route map was posted in my gastroenterologist's office.
Works by Christopher Wool at the Guggenheim. Show closes January 22nd.
Driving through Maine
Cornell in early June. Ithaca was at its finest--rainy and lush. New, since my college days, are the safety nets now flanking bridges that cross the gorges.
On Thanksgiving morning, the clowns meet up at 81st St. and Central Park West to "Join the Parade!"
Instead of apologizing for in-store construction with "Pardon our appearance," Bergdorf Goodman tunes into their customer base with "We're Having a Little Work Done …"
The Magritte show at MoMA, which just closed, was filled with the surrealist's enigmatic use of words, carefully lettered. MoMA senior designer, Sabine Dowek, describes how she arrived at her design for the wall lettering here.
EAT (top): Farnsworth Museum, Rockport, Maine
EAT, LOVE: Whitney Museum show