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Snapshots from Majorca Spain

My husband and I had the opportunity to visit friends on the island of Majorca a few months ago for a long weekend after one of my project site visits in Provence, France. Lucky for me, we were toured around by our hosts and introduced to the many moods of...

Snapshots from Paris

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It's hard to believe that through all of my travels in Europe (Venice, Berlin, London), I have yet to blog about Paris. Artists have been flocking to Paris for centuries seeking inspiration for their work. I have always found trips to Paris to be uniquely inspiring. Everything in the city...

Snapshots from Miami

Travel always inspires my work, and recently I’ve found a lot to love in Miami Beach. I’ve started going there for a project, and at every turn there’s something fun to look at. Not surprisingly, my favorites are the vibrant colors, fresh art deco architecture, repetitive details and patterns you...

Artist I Love: Daniel Buren in Mexico

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I’ve written before about Daniel Buren, the renowned French conceptualist that does site-specific installations. Over the years, I’ve been inspired by his bold use of stripes, colors, and geometric patterns, and the juxtaposition of his work against the iconic buildings in which he chooses to display them. Buren has a...

Translating Venetian Stripes

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Something I love about Venice is the classic, crisp awning stripes that are widely used as decorative accents - especially outdoors. I’ve always admired the striped mooring poles in the canal and the different color combinations of stripes throughout the city. I’ve written about my stripe obsession before, but seeing...