Monthly Archive:: January 2009
This weekend’s dump finds include yet another brass porch lamp, green felt for the bottom of my lamps, a small kerosene lamp (never lit!) and a pair of nautical models, both in sealed boxes, they are ALL WOOD models!
Entombed in an ancient Geocities site, Ira Sherman’s mechanized sculpture (Google-cache) is unsettling in a very seductive way. It’s as if medieval doctors were transported to some futuristic-sounding year (what is that year, now that we live in 2009?), given free reign to unwilling subjects and a metal shop.
(above image: Jeremiah O’Brien steam engine boiler detail by Nick Winterhalter) Greasy machines bare all in camera close ups! Hot gear-on-gear action! ….Knobs!
Laura from the Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, CA. wrote to tell me about their performance of Jules Vernes’s Around the World in 80 Days: Adapted by Mark Brown from the classic novel by science fiction pioneer Jules Verne, Around the World in 80 Days follows the tale
I’ve been chillaxing for awhile now in Boston. It’s very unusual that I stay in a place for more than 3 nights, and I’ve been here 3 weeks. The reason for my extended stay is Stonybrook Fine Arts, a bad-ass DIY space, classroom, metal shop. This is exactly the