Henry T. Casey is a native New Yorker. He writes on technology, arts, and politics – and hates to see his Google Reader count go over 1000+ unread.
In a new series we celebrate the remarkable history of Patek Philippe watches and their equally remarkable owners including Lieutenant Charles Woehrle whose first Patek Philippe watch, a Ref. 1461, arrived unexpectedly in extremely difficult circumstances.
Polyhedra, the geometrical forms that are fundamental to our understanding of the physical world, seduce scientists, mathematicians, and artists with equal intensity. Father Magnus J. Wenninger, a monk from Minnesota, is a case in point
Thomas Allen cuts up book jackets and then photographs his three-dimensional alternative realities. Henry Casey meets the artist who makes pulp precious.