Waiting and Isolation – Urban Watercolors

On a recent trip to Italy we spent some time on local trains visiting family outside of Milano – stopping at every small town, sometimes waiting for what felt like forever while the sun shone down on miles of tracks, concrete, and empty stations. Sometimes the flat expanse was interrupted only by isolated apartment blocks […]

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Zig-Zag

While traveling to Italy I stopped in Nürnberg and visited the Neues Museum. One piece, “Later…,” by Dutch artist Edwin Zwakman, depicts towering apartment blocks dominating a flat space with a series of man-made reflecting pools disappearing into a background of mist. The endless repetition of balconies, windows, and vertical supports begs scrutiny and the […]

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