Monthly Archives: August 2017

museums: Fahrelnissa Zeid

Tapestry, carpet, stained glass window, mosaic, kaleidoscope are some of the metaphors that come to mind in viewing the work of the Ottoman-born artist Fahrelnissa Zeid. Her dominant tones were modulations of primary colors – tomato red, denim blue, Girl … Continue reading

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RIP the village voice

That one time I took a Sylvia Plachy picture. I read the Village Voice every week of the seven years I lived in New York. Every single week. If I was out of town, I bought it at the nearest … Continue reading

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Worldcon 75

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return to Finland

1. As I turned onto Sofiankatu from the library, a young man came out of a shop and another young man sitting outside at a cafe table raised a hand and gave him a cheery wave. Not a nod, not … Continue reading

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