Indigo
Posted on December 2nd, 2021 by paularath

  If you ever met the late Barb Rau, you probably found yourself captivated with her accessories. I certainly was! Barb was part of our Sunday morning indigo group, meeting at the indigo vat of artist Darius Homay. We had so much fun, and so many interesting conversations, over that magical vat! I am deeply
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Posted on June 17th, 2021 by paularath

“Fine craft is fine art.” That’s the premise behind The DAC Gallery First Floor. It’s the brief summation of curator Barbara Rau’s philosophy, and how she chooses the everchanging art that graces the walls and pedestals of her Chinatown treasure trove. “What I want is art that people don’t see anywhere else,” Rau explained. “I’m
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Posted on January 26th, 2021 by paularath

When my dear friend Darius Homayounpour, who often simplifies his name to Darius Homay, moved to the mainland, I was devastated. Darius is the man who introduced me to indigo dyeing, one of my passions. He was the primary enabler for my indigo habit. On many Sunday mornings he fed my habit, allowing me to
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