Reluctance

This will be my last blog post of 2018. The topic we’re looking at is: hesitation. I chose this topic because the fear of failure has oftentimes prevented me from starting or executing plans. This thought sprung up as I am approaching sleep training my son, having to create a plan and being consistent. The […]

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Primavera

    Rafael M San Juan Primavera Originally, this post was suppose to be an art review (don’t count me out just yet). A little about the piece, it was made by Rafael San Juan for the detrás de los muros exhibition in the Bienal de La Habana 2015 and was donated to be a […]

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Diana Hinek

  I encountered Diana Henik, birth doula and photographer, on Instagram (@artshapedphotography). I was drawn to her by looking through her feed, her photography is captivating and visceral. I couldn’t tell where her job ended and her life started. I enjoyed her images because they captured the joy of (carrying, creating and giving) life, she […]

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Los Cortadores de Caña (1943)

Los Cortadores de Caña (1943) is an oil painting created by Mario Carreño (1913-1999) depicting cane cutters in a field of sugarcane. The subjects, the cane cutters are in full motion and their bodies seem to meld with their environment – the tropical colors at the fringes of their skin are sometimes indistinguishable from their […]

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