Monthly Archives: May 2011

Art review

Bye Bye Kitty: Between Heaven and Hell in Contemporary Japanese Art

The contemporary Japanese art exhibition Bye Bye Kitty at Japan Society is a must-see for anyone who loves labor-intensive detail oriented work. I particularly enjoyed Hisashi Tenmyouya’s Defeat at a Single Blow, Robust and Magnificient Feature, (Galland and Brave Behavior, 2008, … Continue reading


Pasta Peperonata

I have been very busy, and cooking has become a luxury recently, but I can still whip up something healthy that does not take a great deal of time or effort.  Here is a great vegetarian lunch dish with yummy … Continue reading

Art review

Chelsea Gallery Crawl

I visited some of the Chelsea galleries last weekend of April with my friend Brett, who was visiting from San Francisco. As usual there were mostly disappointments, but also a few interesting exhibitions. I thought Kenneth Noland‘s show at Mitchell-Innes … Continue reading

Exhibition News

Visit to Sheldon Museum

I went to the heartland of America, aka Lincoln, NE to see the exhibition, Poetical Fire: Three Centuries of Still-Lifes, and give a lecture at the Sheldon Museum of Art.  The exhibition was exquisitely curated by Brandon K. Ruud, Sheldon’s … Continue reading