Miami Contemporary, $49.95

book, by Paul Clemence and Julie Davidow; 2007
Paul Clemence, Julie Davidow, 2007
hard cover

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 978-0-7643-2647-9

Dimensions: 11.5 x 8.75 in.

Pages: 256
$49.95

"How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun."
Vincent Van Gogh

A cocktail with my dearest friends anywhere; the crisp light; the huge blues; Morris Lapidus; pink flamingos on a Cypress tree in the Everglades; the Bacardi Building; it is not New York, it is what it is; a monumental Bahamian Starfish on a sand bar off Government Cut; Fire and Ice club; the everlasting sky; its multi-people-cultura viva; two and a half hours from Puerto Rico; Hiakutaki comet in a starry night in the Keys; awareness of the present; freedom y alegria por la vida\ Keith Haring Pop Shop in Miami Beach; somewhere in Biscayne Bay reading a book in the morning on my boat, encircled by delfines swimming in clear emerald seas and a modern skyline beyond; un pescaito frito con tostones; the kitsch; Lincoln Road and Wynwood - now and then; the old rehab asylum on Espanola Way; Christo "Surrounded Islands"; the best drag queens; the Raleigh Hotel pool, or any pool; the Ceiba tree en la pequeha Habana\ the Miami Circle; Miami Beach in the 80's and early 90's, (the 00’s ain't that bad either); in a swamp behind Clyde Butcher's place; the artists and the artworks, the collectors and, (wow), the collections; tracking a hurricane; full moon nights at Fairchild's; the old lady in Miami Beach forever coordinated in fuchsia or chartreuse, (and a glittered hat); fishing off Stiltsville; los poetas; el mar, el mar, el mar.