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Entries from July 2007

A Walking Tour of Seattle’s Olympic Sculpture Park

July 31st, 2007 · 3 Comments

(Photo Courtesy of the Seattle Times)

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Tags: Alberto Bledsoe · Alexander Calder · Ellsworth Kelly · Listen · Louise Bourgeois · Olympic Sculpture Park · Richard Serra · Roy McMakin · Teresita Fernandez

Dear John

July 25th, 2007 · No Comments

This Saturday is your eightieth birthday, which, as I’m sure you know, means that you are a Leo! The sign Leo is symbolized by the Lion, and your sign’s element is Fire. Leo is ruled by the Sun (Ode to Joy). You are highly dramatic and like to be center stage (How the Pope is […]

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Tags: Barbara Guest · correspondence · Gertrude Stein · James Tate · John Ashbery · John Yau · Leo · Lisa Jarnot · Pavement · Rod Smith · Ted Berrigan

Ask Brian Love

July 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Today Weird Deer welcomes Brian Love to the screen. Mr. Love–an expert on many things including focacia bread, string theory, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer–has been awarded the post “Visiting Advice Columnist” for the year of 2007-2008. Mr. Love is prepared to answer any questions readers might have, from “Is there an easy, yet tasty, […]

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Tags: Advice · Ask Brian Love · correspondence

The Little Diamond is Our Little Secret–A Conversation with Stacie Johnson Pt. 2

July 11th, 2007 · No Comments

This IM interview between Chicago artist Stacie Johnson and curator Katie Geha is the second of two parts. Part one–in which Stacie gets a new refrigerator and discusses with Katie illusion vs. abstraction–appeared yesterday. Katie: In terms of “painting from observation”—in your artist statement you say that you create portraits of objects, something that might […]

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Tags: Fame · Katie Geha · little diamond · little secret · Look · Love · Stacie Johnson

The Little Diamond is Our Little Secret–A Conversation with Stacie Johnson

July 10th, 2007 · 7 Comments

This IM interview between Chicago artist Stacie Johnson and curator Katie Geha is the first of two parts. Part two–in which Stacie and Katie talk about the uncanny, high-schoolers bedrooms, and being designated the most improved–will appear tomorrow. Katie: Hey! Stacie: Hey girl. Katie: You ready to be interviewed? Have your coffee? Stacie: Should we […]

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Tags: Blueberry · Conversation · Faces · Katie Geha · Look · Stacie Johnson