HISTORIC paddlewheelers bring to mind
images of high-stakes gamblers and the stories of Mark Twain.
His staging of photoops at black churches and his fawning over black homicide victims' families to sell his draconian crime bill bring to mind
Like the sugary pastel palette of Peace, 2004-2005, the use of checks in this set of paintings is almost cloyingly obvious; They bring to mind
the big sums that Prince's work has fetched recently, though they also show that, despite this recent gang-busters market and mounting celebrity, he still writes his own checks to MasterCard, ConEd, and Pearl Paint.
His openhearted performance--so self-dramatizing, so self-aware, so funny when it isn't moving--can't help but bring to mind
another drama queen, Judy Garland.
This book's effusive flow of words, screen-based imagery and breathless enthusiasm for the new bring to mind
the extraordinary translations of von Erlach and Guarini, or more recent achievements of Mendelsohn, Le Corbusier and Eero Saarinen
For the pro football faithful, the name may bring to mind
a brash-talking hothead whose demand to "just give me the damn ball" sparked some ire in the National Football League after only his rookie season.
Parmiggiani sculpted the statues, which bring to mind
the many historical figures that populate Dante's "Inferno." The final scene opens onto an immense square formed by hundreds of candies, which are magically extinguished one after the other, thus closing the ballet's epilogue.
Shots of the Machias today - free-flowing whitewater, a moose and her calf, a flyfisherman - bring to mind
that this video may be about another day, another era, but it's also about today and a stream that I consider Maine's best canoeing water.
These lesser-known works (and others in a separate show of prints at Crown Point Press that complemented the retrospective) often bring to mind
Ed Ruscha's classic photo books and Gerhard Richter's realist paintings: Each artist adds rich ambivalence to visions of middle-class banality.
The more raucous songs, like "I Could Have Sex" (already a hit at scene-maker clubs like London's Nag Nag Nag), and Davis's bawdy, hilarious delivery bring to mind
what might happen if the late LaWanda Page were a visiting lecturer at a cool contemporary art museum.
Even though the oblong shape of the church as a whole, the towers at its front, and the apses flanking the altar all bring to mind
traditional models of church architecture, their extreme geometrical abstraction, their minimalism and the absence of any scale-giving detail unhinge their familiar effect.
The edging, obviously machine-made with a die, results in a clear, dry, and precise silhouette, and the works consequently bring to mind
banners, heraldic coats of arms, or medieval emblems.
Designed according to principles of ergonomics, health, and other social issues, playgrounds are seemingly devoid of politics and yet bring to mind
Jean-Luc Godard's comment that "children are political prisoners."
The silhouettes of the animals, arranged geometrically and in mirror images on the sheet, create an abstract bestiary of shadows that bring to mind
the organic shapes of a Rorschach test.