Category Archives: Art

To Paint the Mouth Like Monet Painted a Sunset - On Bacon & Halpern

     On Sunday morning, Carolina and I woke up early and got on the bus to NYC so that we could see the last day of Francis Bacon: A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. For some reason, we hadn’t heard there was such an exhibit until Justin Audia mentioned it to us [...]

Looking for Capital in the Grand World

     This past weekend Carolina and I were in D.C. visiting friends and Carolina’s brother. I’ve always liked D.C. because it’s architecture encourages me to think strangely. And it’s museums often have charged exhibits. Late on Sunday afternoon Carolina, Ben, and his girlfriend, Christina & I visited the Sackler Gallery, which along with the [...]

Archiving George Nakashima

     Last night I came home and found Cathleen Miller (poet, archivist, and Germantowner) and Carolina (poet, musician, and Germantowner) sitting on the couch talking. It was a nice surprise after a day in which I taught in the morning, did laundry in the day, and then in the evening went to my surprisingly [...]