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drawn stone

Part of the installation Drawn Stone by Andy Goldsworthy. This was commissioned for the courtyard at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Like some of Goldsworthy’s work, this is almost imperceptible. I never saw a sign or placard indicating there was even artwork there. I was sitting on one of the stone slabs and … Continue reading

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shedding layers

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Density

What does density do? through proximity to others, it enables community, relationships, belonging, connection, creativity and possibilities. It can also bring about tension, relationships (unwanted), loneliness and ennui. Throughout human history, however, the benefits have outweighed the negatives.

Spalling

Spalling is what happens when concrete flakes off and crumbles from a structure, leaving reinforcing members exposed and vulnerable. This is at the ruins of the Sutro Baths near Lands End in San Francisco. The large building housing the baths burned down in the 1960s, but the foundation remains, in a state of decay.

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