All notes with the topic Miscellaneous | Notes on Looking

Adorable Dudamel, Fuck Your Encore, Love Alice

Her long, skin tone gown stays pressed to her body down to the tops of her knees; as she walks, the fabric and gemstones below the patella flail with the angular momentum and sweeping back and forth motion of a gondola ride at a carnival. She sits down at the piano,...

I’m Gonna Be (500 Grand)

Most people in Los Angeles hate traffic. I don’t. I’m an outside sales consultant. I spend about forty percent of my waking hours on the road. Within the organization where I work, they call people who do what I do “Road Warriors.” It’s a laughable term and quite the...

Property Value

Amongst her large bags, under a small umbrella, a lady braids hair on the corner; she doesn’t look up, no matter the sound.  Cameras down at their bellies, a class of eager students surrounds her, clandestinely snapping; she pays them no mind. Later, with her on the...

Ariane Vielmetter: Blue Violets

  The German expression for coded, indirect communication is to speak durch die blume, or “through the flower.” Conversely, to state something bluntly is to say it unverblümt, or to “de-flower” one’s speech. The term most likely originated from the Victorian...

The End…

  Hello friends,             Notes on Looking is closed. Thank you all for your attention and encouragement. Thank you for making art. Thank you for being in Los Angeles (:  Geoff Tuck I found these words, dated December 17th 2014, in the drafts folder of Notes...

Public announcement – The Familiar Unfamiliar

“…Ever since yesterday on the road, I’ve been seeing this shape. Shaving cream, pillows… Dammit! I know this. I know what this is! This means something. This is important.” What is this shape?” This quote from “Close Encounters of the Third...