Archive for February, 2016

~bowie (on) bond~

Friday, February 26th, 2016

A tribute to Bowie on Bond Street, by artist Scott VanderVoort.

~frankly, my dear~

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

Valentine dinner at Frank, the spot of our second date, and where we supped before our respective pre-wedding boy’s and girl’s nights out in Manhattan. A maître d’ long since retired who stopped by recognized us from the 15 years we’ve been gobbling up fava e cicoria and tiramisu. Temperatures reached two degrees last night […]


Saturday, February 13th, 2016

(click to expand) Field trip to the Met today, to see Ricky Jay’s collection of drawings by handless artist Matthias Buchinger. They were extraordinary, but the one that most caught my eye was a portrait of Martin Luther by Buchinger’s presumed inspiration, Johann Püchler. This piece (about 2 x 4 inches), circa late 17th century, […]

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