Category Archive: beauty

130 Ribbons

I am very grateful for the opportunity (and permission) to create this “hommage” of 130 purple ribbons to the 130 victims of the atrocities in Paris (November 13, 2015). We also held a… Continue reading

Life is…

Some Flowers for a Smile, Monsieur?

Last night, near the end of the vernissage of an up and coming artist at Le Pavé d’Orsay where I work, I had a stimulating conversation with a French woman name Sophie. She… Continue reading

Interview with Poet, Christian Wiman

Insightful interview that touches on a poets take on faith, inspiration, cancer, life, etc.  

We Were Horses

Today Sanan and I went to watch the horses of l’Academie Equestre de Versailles have their morning workout. Their show “WE WERE HORSES” is featured at Parc de la Villette. Horses are such… Continue reading

Playing Cache Cache

There are 3 new CACHE CACHE dates on the calendar. If you are wondering what CACHE CACHE is…..check out the website. Paris: 5 – 7 April 2013  (coming up soon) Amsterdam: 7 –… Continue reading

The Land Art of Andy Goldsworthy

I really, really enjoy the “land art” of Andy Goldsworthy. He has a way of looking at nature differently and rearranging it in subtle but fascinating ways. It’s natural. It’s temporal. It’s simple.… Continue reading

Guerrilla Beauty Update

Back in June I bought some ivy for this little nook in the entry way of our apartment building. (read about it here) I called it guerrilla beauty.  I put the ivy there… Continue reading

A Cache-Cache* Moment

A very good friend just texted me from Barcelona while visiting Gaudi church:  Sagrada Familia. She says, “Holà, …La Sagrada Familia is so meaningful, so Jesus centered that I can not help the… Continue reading

art jam session

At this moment….I’m witnessing the birth of art….the ephemeral creative process…the sacred rite that humans do in imitating their Creator.  I’m in an art studio…. an atelier. It’s messy and chaotic.  A pianist… Continue reading

created to create

I recently photographed this street art near my favorite art gallery…the Perrotin. Its three word phrase in French – Créé pour créer (created to create) touches the very soul of what, to me,… Continue reading

dangerous spirituality

A few days ago I was sipping my morning coffee in the shade of pink bougainvillea while gazing into the enormous crater of a water-filled volcano. The night before I had seen a spectacular… Continue reading

a parable

And then the wise teacher said When thou taggest tag not as some hath tagged defacing the dignified mangling the majestic selfishly scrawling cowardly concealing ambiguous aberrations of one’s own name Instead When… Continue reading

guerrilla beauty

On Sunday afternoon, I bought this humble pot of ivy for the entry way of our appartement. I’ve actually been thinking about it for awhile, helping out our sad little, boring entry way.… Continue reading

Practicing Imagination

I enjoy modern art…but I’m not an expert….I just like to see it…to hear it… to experience it. I’m not sure why…I think I’m on a journey to figure that out. There is… Continue reading

Culte artistique au Temple du Marais

Sanan and I, along with our friend Mary, prepared the prayer installations for this beautiful worship. During 20 minutes of singing, people were invited take communion and to explore our tactile means of… Continue reading