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Aqua Dice, afloat off the coast of the Canary Islands. Photo courtesy of Max Mulhern.

Aqua Dice on a roll – Max Mulhern’s game of chance is launched into the Atlantic

Aqua Dice is launched! The sculptural project by Paris-based artist and artblog correspondent Max Mulhern is floating in the wild and deep green sea. What a surprise the bright orange cubes are and how jaunty they look in this picture.  In spite of its jauntiness, the project has a pithy underbelly, about immigration and all kinds of human roll of the dice issues. Become part of the project at  Max’s Aqua Dice website, where you can place your bet on the dice roll’s outcome for your chance to win a print from the project.  And to follow the progress of the real world ... More » »

Stella and Steve near our hotel in the Parc Montsouris section of town (14th)

Three days in Paris – Quay Branly museum, some good food and a visit with friends

Our TGV train clocked the trip from Karlsruhe to Paris (@281 miles) at a little over 3 hours. The train passed through lush farm lands, crossed the Rhine at Strasbourg and steamed into Paris, where we logged another hour between subway and walking before we reached to our Hotel du Parc Montsouris, in the 14th Arrondisement.  I am not complaining!  We were in Paris! We loved being near the big park and Stella jogged there along with all the rest of the folks running around the pond. In a city where people don’t have front yards or back yards, the ... More » »