Light

My favorite artist contemplates Rothko’s No. 210/No. 211 (Orange). About the exhibit: See the Light: The Luminist Tradition in American Art. More about acquiring the Rothko.

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The coffee was extra good for some reason today – maybe the preceding 9.5 hours of sleep helped. Gracie goes briefly to the vet for routine maintenance, I go pick up some newly-dry-mounted artwork at the bro-in-law’s frame shop, and we visit the neighbor who’s in the hospital (she’s just fine. Whew.). Then tonight to …

Dabbling in jQuery

I am going to install an automatic rotating photo header slide show on both my blogs with jQuery. (At some point.) I found this tutorial for doing dynamic jQuery headers yesterday, and this morning my aggregator came up with this more basic tutorial. I’ve been playing with jQuery slide shows – here’s a sample. To …

Flatiron Rising: 1902 | Shorpy Historic Photo Archive

Shorpy posts vintage photos, with good quality and detail. Make sure to click through and look closely at the full-sized image. This is wonderful. My maternal grandmother, whom I am so happy to say I came to know pretty well, was about 2 years old in 1902—though living in Paris at the time. Having known …