On display through October 9 at San Francisco’s Palace of the Legion of Honor: Some Pieces on Display for the First Time What do contemporary American multimedia artist, William Wiley, Funk artist Roy de Forest, and early 20th century illustrator and painter Maynard Dixon have in common? One might say, “not much” until you see […]
Way back in 1983, long before the Summer Olympics, we spent a day people watching on Copacabana Beach in Rio, where volleyball is a no-hands affair. The post Video: People Watching on Copacabana Beach, Rio 1983 appeared first on Connected Traveler.
A video condensing a week in Sicily into a day. Starting at the fishing village of Acitrezza, in the Ionian Sea, we go to the fish market in Catania, Palermo, drift through the fog in the medieval village of Erice, to the ruins Taoramina, the ancient island of Ortigia, then sigh at the sunset in […]
I grew up with a narrow definition of fish. Fish was something that you got when you couldn’t have chicken or beef. Where I grew up, in the Midwestern US, fish was walleyed pike or someone that was made by the unseen hand of Mrs. Paul. I had to get into my teens to experience […]
I hate monkeys. Maybe it is just envy. Although there is ample evidence that our evolutionary stem has developed a superior brain, deep down at the coccyx of my psyche there may still exist the tail stub of an ape. Maybe I still have a repressed urge to play with myself in public, fling my […]