Jacques Lasry: Chronophagie (“The Time Eaters”)
Music played on beautiful sculptures that are acoustic musical instruments.
This is what the guy who cleans my gutters and downspouts wrote on his invoice on Sunday. I was a little puzzled at first but quickly realized he was talking about this:
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When I moved into my house a dozen years ago I was going to replace the cracked glass in the interior door to my front vestibule, but instead I decided to commission my artist friend Marlena to decorate it with one of my favourite Leonard Cohen lyrics (from his song “Anthem”). I had to search through my archive of (pre-digital) photo prints to find these photos of the work in progress:
Nothing says pious devotion quite as much as a Virgin Mary baseball cap, right? That’s what I thought when I saw about a dozen of these babies at Value Village last month. I immediately notified my friend Marlena who has something of a Virgin Mary collecting festish as evidenced by the “Mary corner” of her studio:
She thought the caps were quite beautiful and bought a couple.
Just look how she glows when she has it on.
And speaking of glow, check out this video that Marlena sent me demonstrating a special feature of these hats that she discovered entirely by accident:
It’s a miracle!