Vincent's Yellow

a[n] [auto]biography and a love story.

The Dive

I jumpedĀ — high and far, and twirling. Vincent’s Yellow opened in Chicago, IL last Thursday, on the 120th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death. I performed — my cast and I performed — this thing that has been so intimately tucked between my blood vessels, that has been continuously beating quietly alongside my heart for […]

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Tue, August 3 2010 » Personal » 2 Comments

The Last of Arles

I come here with a heavy heart this week, Reader. Often times, being an artist is quite lonely and isolating. Your work cannot be understood until it is finished — you cannot be understood, either. Not by many, anyway. I know Vincent felt the same way. And so I offer you some beauty I encountered […]

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Mon, December 7 2009 » Personal, Photo entries, Research, Travel » 2 Comments

Artistic Inspiration, Letters, and Journeys

So firstly, I wanted to share this little darling. I simply love artistic responses to Vincent, but particularly when they are well done. A few days ago I stumbled across a blog of a yarn dyer extraordinaire (all done by hand!), who also made thisĀ  – which made me smile quite warmly, I might add: […]

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Thu, October 8 2009 » Artists Inspired by Vincent, Personal, Popular Culture, Research » 1 Comment