08Oct

Loveman

Loveman
What do a piglet dressed in a tiger suit and a nun in a boxing ring have in common?  They are both ingredients for a deliciously good story.  Sometimes we need our expectations to be subverted in order to sense that we have stumbled upon a tale worth re-telling. That […]

15Jul

Blindsided

Life is a great big canvas. Throw all the paint you can on it. — Danny Kaye Three years ago, the most stoic person I know told me that the only piece of artwork that has ever touched him emotionally is this one.  I was, frankly, incredulous.  Squealing puppies,  airport […]

“What is genius? It is the power to be a boy again at will.” — J.M Barrie “Draw me a sheep.” It’s the best pickup line ever. You won’t be surprised to hear that it was created by a smooth-talking French man, but you might be surprised to hear that […]

15Apr

Nimbus

Nimbus
When clouds come floating into my life, they no longer carry rain or usher storm, but they add color to my sunset sky. — Rabindranath Tagore One April 2007 morning, in a spacious Washington, DC studio, I woke up and decided I was going to move to New York.  A […]

Two and a half years ago, on the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, I met Emily Currin. Like a scene straight out of Meet the Fockers, the stars seemed terribly misaligned upon our first interaction. To break the ice, I told Emily a lengthy and questionable story about […]