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Gottfried Bรถhm, Master Architect in Concrete, Dies at 101 A recipient of his field’s highestRead More →

Lust, heartbreak and suggestive sculpture

The sensual American graffitist Cy Twombly, who lived in Italy from the late 1950s until his death in 2011, lushly inscribed his epic canvases with love poetry – Shelley and Keats, Cavafy and Catullus. The work was like an abstract expressionist Valentine’s card.Read More →

Helsinki Oodi Library

I initially went Helsinki’s Oodi Library on a whim. My friend’s son needed another Harry Potter book. And because I find visiting a location in any city I don’t live in inherently interesting, I tagged along. But walking into the boat-like building, and stepping into the airy ground-floor lobby with its high ceilings, cinema, and cafรฉ, was an exercise in skirting expectations.Read More →

Chair and potplant

Check out my latest landing page.Read More →