Lamp Tag.  Kind of started it all.

Lamp Tag.  Kind of started it all.

Duchamp

Duchamp

Mark Bradford

Mark Bradford

His art and his story.  Incredible.

Tom Sachs

Tom Sachs

Beatriz Milhazes

Beatriz Milhazes

Amanda Palmer

Amanda Palmer

I read her book and felt fearless.

 An entire store dedicated to trim.  Beads, bugles, fringe, bling and velvet.  In the heart New York City. 

An entire store dedicated to trim.  Beads, bugles, fringe, bling and velvet.  In the heart New York City. 

 Talavera tile.  The colors.  The texture.  The shape.  The origin.  Everything about it inspires.

Talavera tile.  The colors.  The texture.  The shape.  The origin.  Everything about it inspires.

 Ensor at the Getty in LA

Ensor at the Getty in LA

 Kara Walker's A SUBTLETY.  The audacity.  Mind blowing.

Kara Walker's A SUBTLETY.  The audacity.  Mind blowing.

 At the Met.  Charles James.  Beautiful.

At the Met.  Charles James.  Beautiful.

 ANYTHING you listen to at The Hollywood Bowl.  This evening it was the Los Angeles Orchestra

ANYTHING you listen to at The Hollywood Bowl.  This evening it was the Los Angeles Orchestra

 SAVAGE BEAUTY by Alexander McQueen.  New York and London.

SAVAGE BEAUTY by Alexander McQueen.  New York and London.

Frida

Frida

Frida's Garden in Mexico City

Frida's Garden in Mexico City

Someday I'll go...

Sarah Anne Johnson

Sarah Anne Johnson

Fireworks.  Above a ship. An unexpected knock out during a quick visit to the CAM in Raleigh.  

Sarah Anne Johnson

Sarah Anne Johnson

The painting.  Breathtaking.  Find her work about her Grandmother, put in an insane asylum that did inhumane testing.

Sylvia Ji

Sylvia Ji

The diversity, darkness, color and eroticism.  

Dolly

Dolly

Came from nothing and did it all ... her way.  With no aplogies.  And somehow seems to have remained real and most importantly...kind.  Trailblazer.

Yoshimoto Nara

Yoshimoto Nara

I can't look at his work and not smile.  Laugh out loud, actually.  The attitude he manages to capture!  Brilliant.

Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin

 There's a certain conviction here -  a brazen, in your face, flat out THIS IS WHAT I BELIEVE - and they drive to work in it.  Everyday.  This inspires me in many ways.

There's a certain conviction here -  a brazen, in your face, flat out THIS IS WHAT I BELIEVE - and they drive to work in it.  Everyday.  This inspires me in many ways.

Robert Wilson, Director

Robert Wilson, Director

Impeccable.  This is his rendition of Carl Maria von Weber's opera Der Freischutz

Min Wae Aung

Min Wae Aung

Dmitry Shorin

Dmitry Shorin

I Believe in Angels exhibit.  These make me believe.

Alex Melamid

Alex Melamid

Holy Hip Hop!  Exhibit.  Real.  Beautiful.

Ryoji Suzuki

Ryoji Suzuki

Boxist

Jason Shawn Alexander

Jason Shawn Alexander

His work has movement that terrifies.

Bill Eppridge, Photographer

Bill Eppridge, Photographer

The Chaney Family as they depart for the burial of civil rights worker James Chaney, Meridan, Mississippi August 7, 1964.   This little boy's face. 

 

 

Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell

Light blue carpet. Creme de Menthes.  Time for bed.  

Gehard Demetz

Gehard Demetz

innocent.  sinister.  tragic.  Unnerving.  Carved from limewood, he studied with the master craftsmen of the Tyrol, famous for their religious art.  You can feel that influence.  

Gehard Demetz

Gehard Demetz

Banksy

Banksy

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” - Banksy

Azulejo Museum in Lisbon

Azulejo Museum in Lisbon

Azulejo in Lisbon. Everywhere.

Azulejo in Lisbon. Everywhere.

Hope Gangloff

Hope Gangloff

Mirang Wonne

Mirang Wonne

Torched metal on mesh.  I happened upon her exhibit in Santa Clara, California one day.  What a gift!

Carylann

Carylann

Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai Guo-Qiang

Carmen Herrera

Carmen Herrera

Faith Ringgold - Self Portrait

Faith Ringgold - Self Portrait

Rocks

Rocks

Swoon

Swoon

Swoon (mixed media artist)

Swoon (mixed media artist)

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Marilyn Minter

Marilyn Minter

Kai Althoff

Kai Althoff

Ms. O'Keefe

Ms. O'Keefe

Rei Kawakubo - Designer

Rei Kawakubo - Designer

Rei Kawakubo - Designer

Rei Kawakubo - Designer

David Bowie

David Bowie

JR

JR

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei

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Ken Burns

Ken Burns

Vivian Maher

Vivian Maher

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange

Lillian Hellman

Lillian Hellman