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Quote: Satoru Iwata

Satoru Iwata, Nintendo President and CEO, passed yesterday.  During his talk at the 2006 Game Developers Conference Iwata summarized his approach with Nintendo succinctly: “Above all, video games are meant to be just one thing: fun. Fun for everyone.” In a his March 25 interview with Time, Iwata spoke further…

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Quote: Francis Bacon

For in conjecturing what may be men set before them the example of what has been, and divine of the new with an imagination preoccupied and colored by the old; which way of forming opinions is very fallacious, for streams that are drawn from the springheads of nature do not…

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Quote: Jacques Dulieu

On the discovery of an unusual and disquieting botany… “It is from these very notions that its plants, mysteriously alienated from the events of growth and decay, which struggle for the dominion of the biosphere, appear to draw their vital juices, and thereby emerge perennially immune, outside the sphere of…

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Quote: Franco Russoli

“These organisms, whose physical being is sometimes flabby and sometimes porous, at other times osseous but fragile, breaking open to display huge colonies of seeds or bulbs which grow and ferment in the blind hope of some vital metamorphosis, that seem to struggle against a soft, but impenetrable skin –…

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Italy 2004 (1 of 3): Mosaic of the Standing Virgin Hodegetria

In 2004, I visited Venice, Pistoia and the island of Torcello in Northeastern Italy. I recently revisited my notebook from this trip and I was reminded of three artworks I encountered that continue to influence my own work. This post is the first of three posts that each discusses one…

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‘Watching Wildlife’ Video Release

Watching Wildlife, a recent video I created for an upcoming exhibition titled Frame of Reference: Dioramas in the 21st Century at Ann Street Gallery in Newburgh, NY, is now available for viewing on this site and on YouTube and Vimeo. Read a full description of the project.

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