Monthly Archives: December 2011

Styled : Teal Denims, Hats & Plaids

Chranukkah came and went, and although there was no fall of the much anticipated but generally dreaded white snow, gifts were exchanged, ribbons cut, smiles formed, many tonics poured, Santa’s fed, dreidels spun, and for a few magical days, walking … Continue reading

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Bohemian Finds : Merced Duffel

It took me a while to find the perfect bag that can work for both my job as a designer and my current full time job as a salesman and promoter of gourmet French cheese. My recently purchased Merced Duffel … Continue reading

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Wordplay : Snovel

snow + shovel = snovel ex. Snoveling all morning has left me tired and in desperate need of a warm Mocha Choca latta ya ya…My snovel too looks beat and in need of some Gitchie, gitchie, ya ya da da… … Continue reading

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Rare & Beautiful : Napoleone Martinuzzi Sconces

Glass on bronze mounts; a rare pair of signed, mid-century scavo sconces by Murano born Italian sculptor Napoleone Martinuzzi for Gino Cenedese. Scavo = A frosted glass technique first developed in the 50′s on the island of Murano by glass … Continue reading

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Moments : Helen Frankenthaler – Remembered

American abstract expressionist painter and artist Helen Frankenthaler photographed in her NYC studio by Austrian photographer and artist Ernst Haas, 1969. Please credit responsibly! All images are from the Ernst Haas estate. ___ Today Dec, 27 2011 Helen Frankenthaler, one … Continue reading

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DIY : Traveling Neon Menorah

Since my bohmerian self is nomadic by nature, I created this easy to make traveling Hanukkah menorah by super-gluing pairs of 1/2″ hex nuts, and coating them with both a layer of Krylon white primer, and a few light layers … Continue reading

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Monumental : Tornado NYC

Tornado : Made of inflated truck tire inner tubes, steel, and concrete, by Berlin-based, German artist and sculptor Michael Sailstorfer. Attributed to the 2011 tornado, it is a magnificent sculpture which towers over 30 feet and which will be on … Continue reading

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Ghosted : Historic Brooklyn…

From a small personal series I have recently been working on: Ghost Buildings NYC – A series of architectural structures and city buildings, ghosted by being draped in black tarp while they are under construction. ___ In the past two … Continue reading

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Art Finds : Michael Geertsen

Modern ceramic art sculptures by Danish artist and ceramicist Michael Geertsen. ___ I really love the colors, shapes, and forms of these energetic and freshly unique sculptures. Their colors are fun, their details impeccable, their silhouettes evocative, and their general form … Continue reading

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