RADIO and de Kooning -Saturday aspirations.

Upon resent research, I came upon Frank O’Hara’s poem Radio, how apt:



“Radio” by Frank O’Hara: with genius annotation.


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Editor Donald Allen’s Note taken from “The Collected Poems of Frank O’Hara”


Willem de Kooning, “Summer Couch,” 1943

Willem de Kooning, “Summer Couch,” 1943



My namesake, Alice, turns 150.

Like Alice in Wonderland, a year ago I too ventured to a mystical place.  In my case, it was from New York City to Barcelona and I landed in a world where eat me cakes and drink me potions come in the form of jamón and cava.

Admittedly, I am always looking for connections no matter the form, particularly connections between people and variations of their movement through the world.  Alice in Wonderland popularized my name, here I celebrate her storybook journey now 150 years old.

With this first post as a signal to my beginning NYC Arts Radio again after a year long hiatus due to my own rabbit hole (my studio), I declare my realigned objectives which include producing this podcast.  Unlike Alice, I am mindful which path I take, and there I head with force, love, and happiness as the only mapped out route in my dress pocket.

– – – – – – –  The image above is of a painting of mine called Salta el Charco, in English it translates literally to jump the puddle / pond, as in the Atlantic Ocean.  In addition to my visual art vocation,, I am the writer, host and producer of NYC Arts Radio,     – – – – – – – – –

SEE:  If you are in NYC from June 26 through Oct. 11, 2015 visit the Morgan Library & Museum where Carroll’s original manuscript is on view.

READAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Simon & Schuster

READ:  NEW YORK TIMES:  For ‘Alice in Wonderland’ Milestone, a Stampede Down the Rabbit Hole