Charlotte Trounce

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Though I’m sick of looking at photos from the Fall 2014 designer collections, I’m loving these runway drawings by British illustrator Charlotte Trounce.  Top: Issa   |   Bottom: Roksanda Ilincic

It’s Cold Outside; Look At Art Inside

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

It’s been a cruel, cruel winter weather-wise. To combat SAD, I prescribe alternating Saturdays spent binge-watching House of Cards and True Detective with Sundays soaking up some culture. Here are my must-see exhibits. Photo by Hassan Hajjaj 1. Fodder for MIA’s next music video: London-based Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj’s photographs of female friends dressed up as […]

Women At Work

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

While there are wishes still to be wished, I’ll throw in for a door with a room of my own on the other side of it. I’d like to join the likes of these amazing ladies and have a creative space to myself. (Perhaps outfitted with a sweet little landline.) Georgia O’Keeffe in her studio […]

Little Nothings

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Cruising a biology blog, I discovered this bananas bit of science: “In flowers called columbines, evolution of the length of nectar spurs—the long tubes leading to plants’ nectar—happens in a way that allows flowers to match the tongue lengths of the pollinators that drink their nectar, biologists have found.” Can you feel that cold seeping […]

Project B Vintage Photos

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

I’m one of those weirdos who will pay $1 for photos of your family at flea markets. I’ve got stacks of scallop-edged black and white prints starring strangers—some chicks from the ’40s, a grandma in her bathing suit circa 1974, a 1950s dad reading the paper in his atrociously wallpapered living room. I do the […]

Clare Grill for Lula #16

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

Late last year, I had the pleasure of interviewing the talented (and extremely articulate) artist Clare Grill for Lula magazine. Clare was born in the suburbs of Chicago and has a voice vaguely reminiscent of Parker Posey’s. I met her at Edward Thorp gallery on a cold December night where we stood in front of her paintings […]