Girl with a Pearl Earring

After frozen pizza that was better than you'd think, spicy chicken fingers and potatoes, and salad that someone wondered over, asking if anchovy might be in the dressing, we finally wandered downstairs to watch a film only one person besides myself had seen. "This doesn't have much dialogue, does it?" she said, and she was …

My Kid Could Paint That

Jeffrey Overstreet's article inspired me to go grab My Kid Could Paint That, a documentary by Amir Bar-Lev concerning one Marla Olmstead, a four-year-old painter whose work took the New York Art Scene by storm back in 2005. (Her painting "Mosquito Bite" is shown above.) The film begins as a celebration of this year child's …

Z. Z. Wei

Last night, Anjie and I wandered down to the Art Walk in Seattle mostly to see our friend Marty Gordon's work at Lustre Communication. It was a great party, and the art was pretty fantastic. On the way back home, we stopped by the Patricia Rovzar Gallery, where I ran into my good friend Sam …