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London Graf

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I wonder how much the local authorities tolerate / encourage the work?

A quick 48 hours in London to catch up with some old friends and reacquaint ourselves with the old city. Tacita Dean @ Tate Modern Man I wish I had made it to see Fiona Banner at Tate Britain though. Brick Lane Graffiti

D’Hiver de Paris

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“Moi?” It’s quite likely that I have been to France in the region of thirty times. I have canoed the Ardeche, the Tarn, the Loire. I have frolicked on the beaches of Normandy, of Bordeaux, and of the Mediterranean. I have carved snow in Corchevel, […]

Taichung Escape

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Since we will both be travelling a fair bit in the near future, Nikki and I decided to make a break for the border and head down for a weekend away in Taichung – Taiwan’s second city.  The bigger spaces, cleaner air, better weather and […]

Artist at Work

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Somehow this photo seems to freeze frame a few of the individuals at large in Austin.  It must be noted that the guy was using luminous paints to capture his scene.

Andy Warhol in Taipei

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Andy Warhol at the CKS The latest ‘hot’ exhibition to visit in Taipei is th Andy Warhol retrospective at the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall (at least, I think they changed the name back from ‘Democracy Memorial Hall’, when the DPP were pissing around with […]

Carsten Höller – Tate 2006

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I LOVE THE TATE MODERN. Every time I go it just manages to blow me away with its scale and scope, and yet with its openness and refreshing lack of hautiness so common in modern art galleries. I love seeing the tourists’ faces when they […]

Chinese Economics

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Today was the first day off I had in a week and a half, so I planned to get up, head to the train station and go and find my self of ‘real’ China. Unfortunately, that plan was dashed by the cleaning lady at my […]

Juming Art Museum

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I had a nice day trip to Juming Art Museum on the north coast with Klara (Swedish girl who sold me her scooter… and it turned out she was a designer… and well we got along ‘very well’). The day was more like a Californian […]