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The Book , Anselm Kiefer and the Universe November 5, 2006

In honor of the exhibit Anselm Kiefer: Heaven and Earth at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Book Patrol will feature one of Kiefer’s book related works until the exhibit ends at the end of January. We start with our favorite:Buch mit Flügeln (Book with Wings), 1992-94Lead, steel, and tinCollection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Museum purchase, Sid W. Richardson Foundation Endowment Fund. © Anselm KieferSF Museum Exhibit here

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The Book Building October 27, 2006

Welcome to the “House of Free Creativity”Ashgabat, TurkmenistanA $17 million tribute to the free press built under the authoritarian leadership of President Separmurad Nyazov. Looks like a beautiful structure except there is only one small problem–there is no free press in Turkmenistan! Here is the Reporters Without Borders story on the hypocrisy

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W-Z October 26, 2006

W-ZThe ‘Libraries For All’ 1998 bond measure victory flagsHigh Point Library35th Ave SWWest Seattle A new Koolhaus designed Central Library, 5 other new branches and improvements to all 22 existing branches in Seattle. With usership up, the Central Library becoming a top tier tourist attraction, and each project adding something to each neighborhood we can only hope that we can take all this good karmic library energy that has resulted from this bond measure and…

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