All posts tagged “Marfa

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Sneak peak

Save the date: On July 23 in (my favorite) Marfa, TX, the matchless Chinati Foundation will open Robert Irwin’s magnum opus with a weekend-long celebration replete with a dawn to dusk viewing and community BBQ. The 13,000 square-foot work—17 years in the making—builds upon the C-shaped… Read More

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Transcendent

                A scene from Thursday night at the Trans-Pecos Music Festival in Marfa, TX (yes, back), the peaking moon foreshadowing the moonlighting to come of Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent, as backup for Jenny Lewis (paired with the… Read More

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Untitled

Untitled* as Donald Judd intended. Sterry Butcher steered us through in silence as tawny desert and steely sky traded places in their aluminum reflection. Inversion, immersion. Art, time, nature, emotion, experience: all stood at attention amid Untitled. *Last dispatch from Texas.

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An anniversary

              A year ago, I started this escapade with an artist map and a jean jumpsuit. So it seems only fitting to mark the first anniversary of Wear + Here with another evocation of creativity and denim (so aptly… Read More

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Happy birthday

                  To me. Yesterday, I celebrated my birthday in a wonderland with a wonderful friend. A West Texas mirage made real in the details: the art film, immaculate and tragic; the flawless bookstore with tabletop stacks; the… Read More

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Marfa lights

            With pillows of fresh snow outside, I’m dreaming of the desert – the light, the heat, the sand, the expanse. For years, Marfa, Texas has topped my travel list, but I have yet to go. Familiar with the rustic… Read More