Tuesday, November 26, 2019
According to an informative article by Tony Bravo about the exhibit in the SF Chronicle, "During Noguchi’s 1950 tour of Japan, Noguchi traveled to the country in an attempt to reconnect with his father’s Japanese family roots. Hasegawa, then working as a teacher, was fluent in English and became Noguchi’s tour guide...As the artists toured Buddhist sites and traditional gardens, and met traditional art makers in Japan, an exchange developed between them."
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Rob Lowe and Snow White at the 1989 Academy Awards which took me out of the opera completely. One of the few positive mythologies I took from a quasi-Christian upbringing was the idea of Guardian Angels, and I felt very cheated not seeing them.
Sunday, November 17, 2019
According to the exhibition's website, the show is supposed to be political: "Appropriated from the Reagan-era term used to describe how a country’s “soft” assets such as culture, political values, and foreign policies can be more influential than coercive or violent expressions of power, the title contemplates the potential of art and offers a provocation to the public to exert their own influence on the world."
Sunday, November 10, 2019
organized by UCSF.
Saturday, November 09, 2019
Monday, November 04, 2019
Pop Up Drag Queen on Facebook, and her public performance art is amusing and inspiring.
Sunday, November 03, 2019
in his review of this performance, "The music can often meander around slowly, this way and that, like a drunk looking for a missing set of keys."