Monthly Archives: May 2014

All Lined Up

By Jim McCloskey It is with no small pleasure (and even more relief) that I can announce completion of the digitizing of WaterShapes magazine:  Every one of the articles and columns printed in the 131 issues we published between February … Continue reading

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A Triple Play

By Jim McCloskey This edition of WaterShapes EXTRA brings back some particularly warm memories for me – and a great sense of pride. [  ] For starters, there’s the Essential item about John Lautner by his close associate, Helena Arahuete.  … Continue reading

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The Preservation Arts

By Jim McCloskey I’ve written quite a bit – and, I think, with passion – about the need to preserve and protect our cultural heritage as it relates to watershapes (click here, for one recent example).  There are plenty of … Continue reading

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The Fullness of Time

By Jim McCloskey When WaterShapes first appeared in February 1999, those of us behind the magazine had some definite hopes about how things would play out in our declared marketplace. [ ]  First was the hope that there really was … Continue reading

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Artful Engagement

By Jim McCloskey This edition of WaterShapes EXTRA carries a link to one of my all-time favorite WaterShapes articles:  “Living Art” by Philip di Giacomo and Mark Holden. I remember how pleased Eric Herman was to land this particular story … Continue reading

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Enduring the Water Wars

By Jim McCloskey I don’t tend to be an alarmist, but I have to say that the mood about the drought here in California is scarier than anything I’ve witnessed in a lifetime of water awareness. We’ve been through these … Continue reading

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Penny-Wise, Fountain Foolish

By Jim McCloskey A news story out of New Zealand caught my eye the other day. It was all about a new fountain/waterfeature the city of Napier has added to a spot close to the National Aquaium and near beautiful … Continue reading

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