Thank You, Sylvia Plath

For a person who tends to overthink things, it’s odd that I never really examined why Sylvia Plath was such a powerful force in my teen years. Today, when Google reminded me it is her birthday, I had an intense emotional reaction to realizing that she would be only 87 now, had she lived. All… Continue reading Thank You, Sylvia Plath

Di Sua Mano: Il Divino Made This

Every line, cross-out, hatch mark, smudge, and masterful stroke was made by him. Michelangelo. Himself. Il Divino—the Divine One. 133 drawings di sua mano—by his hand. Awareness of that translated into a constant ball of excitement and emotion swirling inside me. I’ve been a hardcore Michelangelo fangirl since I was about five and my mother… Continue reading Di Sua Mano: Il Divino Made This

Rauschenberg at MoMA: Inspiration, Collaboration, and the Turned-on Mind

I’ve been thrilled by visual art most of my life. A combination of blessings, like where I grew up  and one particularly inspiring teacher when I was still very young, created me, a person who is literally vibrationally activated when I’m in the presence of exciting, great art. And there is a lot of great… Continue reading Rauschenberg at MoMA: Inspiration, Collaboration, and the Turned-on Mind