every time i happen upon one of india mahdavi’s ‘bishop stools’, my reaction is that, in every ‘en situ’, it feels totally appropriate. no easy task. the bishop is that extra added ‘little layer of something’ every room needs. and we all know it’s the combination of layers + tension that keep a space interesting.
enameled ceramic. marble. mettalic. take your pick.
iranian born. parisian based. india. exotic. chic.
i’ve been thinking about an antidote for all of the ills of the past year and grappling with a solution. one thing’s for sure — i’ve no control over all that’s out there — i’ve only control over me and my reaction to all that’s out there. with this in mind i’ve decided for 2017 and moving forward…to be the best version of me possible:
channel my inner kindness
channel my inner athlete
and let’s not be so pedestrian as to wait till january 1st to begin. there’s no time like the present. so let’s get a jump start on the competition. start today. right now in fact. looking and feeling and doing your best is the best revenge…
a few years ago at the philadelphia museum, i viewed an amazing installation of the quilts of gee’s bend. i was reminded of them again last month at the national museum of african american history and culture.
although…at five figures each…i’ll plan to have one in my next lifetime.
whenever i’ve seen this piece in photos en-situ, i’ve wondered about each respective owner. brave. daring. unafraid. yeah. definitely unafraid. count me amongst them. i imagine mrs. vreeland would approve.