Walk around the hood. Garden with rain-kissed cacti. Ai Weiwei at MAF with David, Megan, Dr. John, Julio, Michael and Vicky. Sherer Park and environs. Lunar eclipse. Xochi’s senior photo.
Ai Weiwei at MAF, Deitch Gallery with Leo and the Baltimorians (Ian, Laura, Anna and Quimby), plus Pan Pacific Park Holocaust Memorial. Petersen Automotive Museum with Leo. Garden party with blooming Echinopsis pachanoi. Garden with blooming Widow’s-thrill, Mother of Thousands offspring, figurines, broken-pot fabrications and other wonders. New Year’s Eve at Maureen’s. 2018 in review (filled in calendar).
Garden with flowers, mammals, etc. WordPress, Code & Coffee meetups. With Amani in Temecula. Linda Lack’s year end celebration: Workshpo and lunch. DTLA with Ian and family, browsing in The Last Bookstore, drinks at Broken Shaker.
Ai Weiwei at the Marciano Art Foundation. SUNFLOWER SEEDS: Millions of handcrafted porcelain sunflower seed, each unique. SPOUTS: Tens of thousands of teapot spouts dating back to the Song Dynasty (960-1279). “The spouts reflect an aesthetic and moral value system singular to the Song Dynasty.” LIFE CYCLE: Bamboo boat with figures and 16 quotes. “Ai’s latest response to the global refugee crisis. TEN WINDOWS. Bamboo and silk. Vignettes originally created for a Parisian department store, referencing Chinese mythology and more. SHANHAIJING: Bamboo and silk. Suspended figures based on mythic figures from the Chinese Classic of Mountains and Sea.
Garden with Mother of Thousands, Pitaya cutting beginning to grow, raccoon, Steve, shopping cart planter, Purple Heart Wandering Jew cutting blooms. Long Beach WordPress Meetup. David demonstrates Virtual Reality. The Woody Show at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum with Iris, Ben and Steve. The Capitulation of Cahuenga, historical display at Universal City metro station. Grand Park with covered Columbus statue. The Broad Museum. Last meeting of LB WP meetup at Critique.