June 8, 2006
7 pounds, 8 1/2 ounces
New York Presbyterian Hospital
A ravishing little redhead! Fair-skinned little Ruby loves grabbing for the stuffed toy monkey that rests on her changing table. “She’s really advanced for her age,” said proud father David Messina, 31, a marketing manager at Digitas. “She Read More
The July 7 London bombings were followed by the failed bombings of July 21, and who knows what other surprises between the time these words go to press and the time they appear in print. A poll for the Daily Telegraph found that, while 88 percent of British Muslims condemned the bombings, 6 percent found Read More
An empire requires an imperial city, and the Republicans turned New York into the backlot for Julius Caesar . They used the grand scale and took over the grand elegant spaces as backdrop. Their bridle-bit loafers passed softly over the worn marble and mosaic floors of high culture. Once everyone who lives here fled town, Read More
Room (2000), the centerpiece of Willard Boepple’s exhibition of recent sculpture at the Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, is a curious piece of work. It makes no bones about its architectural reference-and not just because of the title. Scale is a factor: Room is almost as big as a room, and viewers are welcome to enter it.
Made Read More
The Mutability of Space:
Sculpting a Room, a Temple
Room (2000), the centerpiece of Willard Boepple’s exhibition of recent sculpture at the Salander-O’Reilly Galleries, is a curious piece of work. It makes no bones about its architectural reference-and not just because of the title. Scale is a factor: Room is almost as big as Read More
“What about poverty and racial prejudice?” asks Lloyd Degener, a character in Louis Auchincloss’ Tales of Manhattan , written more than 30 years ago.
“Oh, don’t bore me,” replies Eric Temple. “Those battles are won. Oh, I know there’s a good deal of cleaning up to be done, but everybody’s basically against poverty and discrimination. Read More
I’ve been in India a week and still don’t know what I’m doing here. “Your journey will change you in the way it was meant to,” one of the countless New Agers who come here told me before I left New York, but apart from some spectacular dreams and a close encounter with a mongoose, Read More