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Kurt Vonnegut
I was recently on the west coast of the US for work, sitting in my hotel room one evening, cranking out emails, reviewing web pages, and writing out project plans. As exciting as that sounds, I decided to pop out for a stroll and some fresh ocean air, camera by my side. Imagine my excitement...
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Title: Coffin Chatter or Tombstone Talk Artist: Daniel Incandela Materials: Granite or marble, (2) 40″ weather proofed LCD/Plasma screens This is not a statement on death. It’s a celebration of life. An idea came to me several years ago about creating a fictitious cast of characters that would perform in cemeteries on flat screen monitors...
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My neighborhood is rather special. I live behind Kurt Vonnegut’s High School. And like his books, the neighborhood provides lots of stories – funny, real, sometimes sad. I often pass the same woman selling bootleg DVD’s. I’ve chased thieves in bare feet, after they broke into my car. People have knocked on our door in...
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A lot of people I admire, are eccentric, creative, flawed, funny, selfish, brilliant, pioneering and unpredictable. I possess some of the qualities (not telling which) – but I’m definitely drawn to these types. I’m thinking people like Ernest Hemingway, Archer (joke) Miles Davis, Andre Breton, Garrincha, Alfred Hitchcock, and lots more. We’re all a bit...
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Yesterday my family and I visited the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. Kurt Vonnegut is one of my favorite writers. And it got me thinking about some of his quotes, including one I’ve always appreciated -“I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see...
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I got into the museum field by way of jazz. It’s seems unlikely, but it’s true. And lately, I’ve been thinking about paths and how they lead. Sometimes it’s an experience of a lifetime. Sometimes it’s a tough learning experience. In the case of jazz, it lead to a wonderful journey through the quirky museum...
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