myartobiography
A BLOG ABOUT LIFE, LIVES, & LIVING
Roberto Dutesco's Wild Horses of Sable Island.

By Michelina Docimo This entry is about horses.  It contains three vignettes that are each unique but share the common theme of the bond between horse and human nature.  Please take the time to read through the links to create a complete picture of your own… Last year, as usual, I made my list of [...]

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Big Ben at midnight.  London.

By Michelina Docimo 2010 is coming to a close and with the remaining days of the year I feel wedged between the arms of a stuck clock – in a state of rest and the other diametrically in motion.  As many travelers struggle to make their way back home or escape to their get-a-way after [...]

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By: Michelina Docimo Of course money matters but imagine a world in which it didn’t?  What would matter then?  How would we measure wealth?

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Image of Jo Yarrington's The Moneychangers

What Remains when All Insignificant Things Must Disappear? By: Michelina Docimo Outside Trinity Church, perched on the empty flagstone courtyard facing Wall Street, lightly rests Steve Tobin’s bronze sculpture, Roots.  Recovered from the suffocating rubble of collapsed concrete and shattered glass from the 9/11 attacks, this massive root structure from a seventy-year old sycamore tree [...]

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By Michelina Docimo When December rolls around, we begin to feel – well, feel.  It can be nostalgic, cheerful, blue, anxious, or merry and bright.  Something happens during the rush of the season, an unconscious slow-down, a separation of material and spiritual needs, the unfolding of a story.  Peace on earth and good will to [...]

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Handmade origami ornament with sheet music.

By: Michelina Docimo It’s the holiday season, and the world is coming around that less is more even on these days of indulgence.  It’s possible to have a more fulfilling holiday by foregoing the commercial trappings of buying needless things that promise to fill our needs.   This list of tips won’t make you feel [...]

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Mayer Kirshenblatt, "The Gramaphone," 1999

A Collection of Memory at the Westport Arts Center By: Michelina Docimo We are a world obsessed with memory.  And rightfully so, because in the end, this is what is we are left with – an intangible of all the tangible photos, videos, letters, souvenirs, newspaper clippings, charms, and other keepsakes that we collect throughout [...]

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Shadow Ball in Jasper's Town, by Duane Corey

Breaking the Rules of the Game to Become American: Duane Corey’s Shadow Ball in Jasper’s Town By: Michelina Docimo I’ve never watched a baseball game in its entirety; it always felt so foreign to me – all those hand gestures.  I couldn’t bring myself to sit through nine innings of this great American pastime without [...]

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By Michelina Docimo Do you have a favorite NYC nook where you go to escape the noise and just be still in the moment?  Share your experience here.

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Photo from www.mikimotoamerica.com

By Michelina Docimo All art is autobiographical. The pearl is the oyster’s autobiography. ~ Federico Fellini I woke up feeling fresh, as if a fog had lifted.  Mixing clothes and changing shoes on repeat, I felt like a DJ, and settled on an appropriate beat of toile pants, cream top, and leather ballet flats.  I [...]

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