Sunday, August 24, 2008

Suzanne Vega played a concert on Thursday night in what seemed like an unlikely and surprisingly modest venue - the Brooklyn Masonic Temple in beautiful Fort Greene, Brooklyn. With an opening by Christina Courtin, Vega was crisp, funny, and perhaps even a bit self-conscious, but I think she reminded all of her fans why her albums were played over and over in the 1990s.

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Another weekend in the Berkshires, and the weather cooperated.

Sunday, August 03, 2008

The Museum of Modern Art's Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling is attracting the kind of interest that would not have been possible before the days of HGTV and Dwell, when only architecture students would have prowled the stuffy, model-filled architecture & design Siberia of the old MoMA. Now the hipsters are bringing their friends and children to compare materials, see "discrete" construction, and explore the idea that buildings are only a resting state for materials.