Mondrian and the Sciomorph

Yesterday morning I talked with Judith Kolokoff who organizes reality tours and gives lectures about the situation on the ground in Israel. At seventy-six she is a highly intelligent, articulate advocate for Palestinian justice and, needless to say, a stanch opponent of The Wall. She has been beaten, jailed and pepper-sprayed for her activism. She … Continue reading

Art / Seattle

Seattle Symphony and Minimalism

As sometime symphony goers, and thanks to today’s information gathering techniques, we received free tickets to hear the Seattle band play their up-coming Carnegie Hall program at Benaroya Hall. The program did not excite me but Ludovic Morlot has turned what had become a querulous ensemble into a first-rate orchestra so we looked forward to … Continue reading