Art, Science, Uncategorized

Joe Deal 1947-2010

   At the Robert Mann Gallery this spring I had my first encounter with the work of Joe Deal.  His vistas deify the beauty found in desolation—the sprawl of fields, plateaus, and badlands beyond our urban sprawl.  A space opens in your head when viewing his work, wonderlands wrought by time and the elements but miraculously…

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Current Affairs, Science, Travel

Black Dots

 No it’s not an art installation.  This is a photo taken off the shores of Alabama about 100 miles from the Gulf Spill.  Sad, sad, sad.  Check out the story at Towleroad.  And read the piece in the New York Times about the forgotten folks in Bodo, Nigeria who have been putting up with this for 50…

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