Tag Archives: Picasso

Having It All: Chest Colds, Allergies and “Any Human Heart”

The double whammy. I’ve got a chest cold and my allergies have me barely able to hold my head up straight or hear very well. All semblance of elegance has deserted me. On days like these, I like to curl … Continue reading

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Artfully Linked

Mrs. E. found them advertised as “Steampunk cufflinks.” If you click through a number of times, you’ll notice that they are actually the works from 19 jewel Elgin watches. Steampunk is a movement that envisions an H.G. Wells-ian and Jule … Continue reading

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What the VMFA and Picasso Can Teach Us

Roger Carroll, musician par excellence,  passed along this quote from Pablo Picasso: “Art is the elimination of the unnecessary.” He might have been writing of  elegance. But, of course, he was. It remains to be seen how elegantly his works … Continue reading

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