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Now, I'm not sure why the new Google+ comes with ALL THAT RED, BECAUSE IT IS NOT AN ATTRACTIVE LOOK. Perhaps they're hoping it will drive more people away? Because it really makes me want to get it off my computer screen as fast as possible.
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I'll be showing my wire-and-fabric creations at Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Avenue in Seattle between September 9 and October 31, 2016. This is a fabulous collection of artists -- well worth a visit.
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A seating area, games, a stage, a food truck — these were all suggestions for how to transform a small section of Summit Ave E between E Denny Way and E Olive Way into a public park. But first the …
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There is planning to be done; instead, wistfulness blossoms for a moment before being gently pushed behind me by the wind. Then, thoughts of far away and long ago push past; my thought enters into each letter as it is formed, my pinky providing the stability to act in this way.
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"Accuracy of depiction or of pictorial reproduction are irrelevant." -- Peter Munz, "Our Knowledge of the Growth of Knowledge: Popper or Wittgenstein?"
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Aspiration -- like breathing -- when directed towards the relevant reveals new perspectives.
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I hope that America doesn't get our come-Trump-Pence.
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6. Nyeema Morgan
My first thought is what would I tell myself if I had to start from the beginning of my career. There is so much to be said, so many caveats. I think in this cultural moment one of the greatest detriments to a young artist’s creative practice is conformity. The desire to be desired, to be ‘liked’, for every utterance to be acknowledged and lauded.

It would be too easy and expected to accept the rewards of self-exploitation. Resist. Contrary to popular belief it is not an enriching practice of feminist empowerment. Instead, cultivate a critical mind. Always ask questions of yourself, your work and the world around you. Learn to embrace challenge and avoid settling into a way of working that is too comfortable. This doesn’t mean your should live in a place of agony.

Do not torture yourself, but find the joy in what you are making, dismantling, and discovering.
Female artists, ranging from Lisa Yuskavage to Adrian Piper, provide some much-needed words of wisdom for women in the world of art.
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If it is I who create meaning in my life, then perhaps that is the purpose of my life: to create meaning. But meaning must be shared -- I cannot create meaning except with the understanding of others. The meaning that I create must enhance their understanding.

Meaning lies in details that emphasize the larger picture. Each detail must add to the whole. No detail can be out of place or meaning will be lost. The more encompassing the meaning I create, the more has been said, and more understood by more people. And the more meaningful my life.
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Yes, it's a hard task to make oneself understood, especially to people who willfully tune out everyone's voice but their own. So call me ambitious, or call me crazy to think I should try to get through somehow, someday.
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Hey CNN, do you need a proofreader? Or maybe garters for US socks?
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OK, today's Google doodle is totally rad.
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This was a real thrill -- May Day visit -- earlier in the day a black bear and a mule deer came by.
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    Zoology
  • Brown University
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