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I started a two-week crash course in Spanish
El Taller Latinoamericano is a language school but also a cultural center and an art gallery. The current show features three artists, my favorite being Holly Wood, whose work includes “Furry Bar” (above) and “Demon Beaches” (below)
speaking of art galleries, a temporary James Turrell suddenly showed up in my hallway/portrait gallery
Wednesday night gamelan rehearsal
Saturday night to celebrate Andy’s birthday I took him to Kazino to see “Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812”
afterwards, a walk on the High Line with a view of a beautiful sunset
the public art show currently on display features busts by contemporary artists — above, George Condo’s “Liquor Store Attendant”
speaking of public art, I’m alternately dazzled and startled by this Leda and the Swan that lives across the street from me in the arcade outside 40 W. 57th St.
Sunday we had brunch with Sari, Alex, and Hugh at the Astor Room in the Kaufman Astoria Studios.
across the street — Frank Sinatra High! who knew?