Monthly Archives: March 2010

In Good Company

Going to an art museum can be like going to a party with an inordinate amount of guests; all of whom you feel you should meet.  Best bet seems often to find two or three individuals and concentrate on getting … Continue reading

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The vital things that press all about.

As of late I have been reading a book on George Bellows.  He’s part of the “ash can school” in New York in the first half of the 20th century (ironically the term “ash can school” was coined for them … Continue reading

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Name that parable.

Parable: noun; A short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson. So, I have been invited to participate in an exhibition of works influenced by the parables found in the New Testament.  I … Continue reading

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Eakins and what is it to be a successful artist?

In the span of years from 1870 to 1878 Thomas Eakins would paint some of his most memorable paintings; numerous images of men sculling on the rivers of Philadelphia, the allegorical painting of William Rush, and the striking “Gross Clinic.” … Continue reading

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Hello New York City

I was able to spend a couple of days quickly running around New York city the beginning of this week.  I had a wonderful time catching up with friends and seeing as much art as I could cram into a … Continue reading

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The Storms Keep Coming

Here is the third of what will be four storm paintings.  Their assemblage/sculptural frames are coming along, but to be honest I want to show those to you when they’re in their finished state.  Maybe I’ll give you a peek … Continue reading

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In Memory of a Rose

In 1995 in Phoenix Arizona I became a part of a long established co-op gallery called MARS.  There I would meet a quirky woman with a British accent and a voracious drive to make artwork.  Rose Johnson was one of … Continue reading

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