Elegance is refusal. – Coco Chanel
A couple of weeks ago, I had a CHILDHOOD DREAM COME TRUE when I broke the law and tip-toed into the closed hallways of the American Museum of Natural History – after hours! To my overwhelming delight, I had [...]
I’m a real nerd for textiles (!) and I get equally excited by the collections at Saks as by those at the Museum of Natural History. So I had a bit of a “moment” when I stumbled upon these amazing fabrics from the Prokudin-Gorskii Collection at the Library of Congress. These photos were taken [...]
Ok, so I love these Morphy Richards ads out of India – which means I’m a terrible anthropologist. I should be fighting for “indigenous rights” and “cultural preservation” and “feminism” and blah blah blah blah blah blah blah BLAH! But come on, these are terrific. This ain’t your momma’s India! “Make the most of [...]
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While producing a video this week for the Asia Society, I stumbled upon this soaring painting from the 12th century. And soon I was daydreaming about cranes: