Surf’s Up

“Feelings are much like waves. We can’t stop them from coming but we can choose which one to surf” Jonatan Martensson

After the Gig

I have always liked movie theaters, I have had many magical moments in them, from the back row as teenager to seeing Close Encounters of the Third Time when it had just opened at the Ziegfeld in NY. It was the noon showing and there was a snow storm raging so the cinema was empty, […]

Me too

For a second time I was reported to Facebook by somebody who was offended by my work, and again Facebook rejected the objection. It made me think about censorship. The American disease is the eagerness to burn witches, Salem to McCarthyism, and now the culture of outrage. I saw a friend’s post on Facebook from […]

Q train

My image of ‘Q Train’ went viral, it was that ‘lightning in a bottle.’ Originally the image of the girl in ‘Q Train’ was in a different environment not in a train. It was a pastel of two girls sitting in a bar with a man in a white suit. It was an image that […]

Sit out

I was walking around the De Kooning exhibit at MOMA a few years ago with a writer friend. We were in the middle of the show looking at the great paintings of women from the fifties when I experienced a poke in my ribs, to my surprise it came from a tiny old lady. She […]