No. 11: Wedding Dress

Artist: St. Patrick Title: Wedding Dress Date: 2009 Culture: American (maybe Spanish?) Provenance: Purchased at Brides ‘n Maids, Santa Rosa, CA in 2009 Ten years ago Wednesday, two imperfect people married in a nearly perfect place. They said "I do" in front of a roaring fire in a 1920s fishing lodge tucked into the woods … Continue reading No. 11: Wedding Dress


Pyotr Konchalovsky, First Snow. Blue Dacha, 1938

My parents' country house was built nearly a century ago, and though it's a country house, it has many of the trappings of an upscale city dwelling. There are formal spaces with slick, polished wood floors, large glass windows with delicate carving around the moldings, and rich fabrics with tulips and rosettes adorning the floors … Continue reading Pyotr Konchalovsky, First Snow. Blue Dacha, 1938