Monthly Archives: June 2013

Put a Bird On It? I Don’t Think so!

Although Richard Diebenkorn stayed here only a few years after his birth in 1922, I like to think that Portland exercised its influence on him just as it did on Marc Rothko. (I’m going to assume Aberdeen Washington had a … Continue reading

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Mashed Potatoes

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Last Friday I was cutting raw potatoes to cook for potato salad pondering–how necessary is it to get these pieces close in size so they cook uniformly? On Top Chef competing chefs often have the challenge of cutting things unvaryingly. Those … Continue reading

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Figuring

“Drawing is not what one sees but what one can make others see.” Edgar Degas (1834-1917) Drawing is about both seeing and about expressing.  But to make others see, as Degas, one of the world’s finest draughtsman suggests, a drawing … Continue reading

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