Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Real Video Babes of Music Video

A panel of women, starting with Penelope Spheeris, regaled a packed house on lecture night at the “Who Shot Rock’n’Roll” exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography in L.A. The film director showed excerpts of her Decline of Western Civilization … Continue reading

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Women Designers Join the Cowboys at The Autry

Along with exhibits of Western landscapes and Hopi Katsina dolls at the Autry Center in Griffith Park, there’s a terrific show of 46 pioneering female artists: California’s Designing Women (1896-1986). It’s filled with 240 examples of elegant arts & crafts ceramics, sleek mid-century … Continue reading

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Elevated Meadows and Grasslands in New York City

I first heard about the High Line at the wonderful Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach a few years ago. Julie Bargman of D.I.R.T. Studio, which works on reclaiming post-industrial sites and was also involved in the regeneation of Ford’s River … Continue reading

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“Hi” from the High Line

  In a classic “Manhattan Moment,” while I was strolling along New York City’s elevated High Line Park from Chelsea to the Meat Packing District, enjoying the view from the former rail tracks and flowering gardens, I heard my name called. … Continue reading

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