August 22, 2018

Olivia de Havilland met me in a dream shortly afterward. Watching events without context from the 8th story of a construction site with no outer walls on 1st Avenue and 10th Street, snapping photos with my Polaroid and handing them to construction workers before we kne...

August 22, 2018

I don't know where I am. Is this a film set? Her living room? An office? She appears well put together, and I think I can trust her. Even that raise of the eyebrow and that subtle mocking tone of the last sentence can't undermine the fact that I feel safe here. She ins...

August 21, 2018

At home in Brooklyn, comfortable, watching a press conference, broadcast live.  Just across the East River, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. is about to announce the dropping of all charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then managing director of the Inte...

August 21, 2018

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August 21, 2018

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August 19, 2018

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John Frederick Lewis, known for his 19th century ”Orientalist" paintings, often created two versions of each; one watercolor and one oil. Buyers preferred the oil, darker and richer, over its watercolor counterpart. Capturing the popular myth of exotic Middle Eastern /...

August 17, 2018

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August 15, 2018

She tells me that, in 1875, Mark Hopkins, Jr., one of the “big four” financeers of the Central Pacific Railroad, commenced construction on his Nob Hill mansion under his wife’s direction.  Completed in 1878 after his death (ironically on a train), its turret was briefl...

August 13, 2018

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