Archive for May, 2011
Original Ide Gakusui
Japanese Woodblock Print
Hydrangea in Rain
This photo was taken a mile away from the Tajikistan border by a family member. It is a very beautiful area of Afghanistan that has been visited by only a handful of Americans. These children are very beautiful, and I wanted to share this. It was taken about 1 day ago. There is so much beauty in the world that gets overlooked.
Photo: May 22, 2011
Flower For Tacoma Dome
Screenprint on Lenox Museum Board.
38.75″ x 40″
Based on a hybrid flower by Andy Warhol. Created for a proposal for the exterior or the interior of the Tacoma Dome, a sports and convention center in Tacoma, Washington. Steve Antonakos was awarded the commision sponsored by the Civic Arts Commission.
Printer: Rupert Jasen Smith, New York
I tried doing them by hand, but I find it easier to use a screen. This way I don’t have to work on my objects at all. One of my assistants, or anyone else for that matter, can reproduce the design as well as I could. – Andy Warhol
Physicist Richard Feynman Uncredited and Undated Photograph
Some people say, ‘How can you live without knowing?’ I do not know what they mean. I always live without knowing. That is easy. How you get to know is what I want to know. Richard Feynman, “The Meaning of It All,” posthumously published, 1999