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Westward Expedition

We have begun our westward journey toward the center of the American continent. Our conveyance is a steam driven horseless carriage, a Gurney, of course. Strange mooring posts for dirigibles. Taming wild beasts in the forests of Pennsylvania. The heavens opened and poured rain upon us. These are still frames from a motion picture we are filming. Today we traverse the small nation of Ohio.
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The Color Wheel on Gurney Journey

Arts / General Visual Arts : Lines and Colors (4 years ago)

Painter and illustrator James Gurney, who I recently profiled here, is currently writing a series of fascinating posts on his blog, Gurney Journey, about The Color Wheel. In them he is exploring questions that are not raised often e... Read Post

Goldsworthy Gurney’s Steam Carriages

Arts / General Visual Arts : Gurney Journey (3 years ago)

One of my distant relatives, Sir Goldsworthy Gurney (1793-1875), built steam-powered carriages more than 50 years before gasoline automobiles were invented. Unfortunately, he had rather bad luck along the way. Gurney Steamers ran ex... Read Post

Liam Neeson pens pro horse-drawn carriage editorial for ‘New York Times’

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (9 hours ago)

Liam Neeson has expressed his support for New York’s horse-drawn carriages before, but now he’s taken his stance to the New Read Post


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