1 03, 2016

The Kiss and Art


The Kiss of Betrayal

"Kiss of Judas", 1304-06, Giotto, Fresco (detail) Scrovegni Chapel, Padua, Italy “Kiss of Judas” Fresco (detail), 1304-06
Giotto di Bondone

This magnificent fresco portraying the betrayal of Jesus, was painted by Giotto over 700 years ago in the […]

The Kiss and Art2016-03-01T17:25:18-08:00
3 02, 2016

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum



Hottest new museum to hit USA is the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles! The architecture alone is worth the trip…a honeycombed boxy building tilted on its side filled with natural light.

Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA September 20, 2015 Broad Museum
Los […]

Ahhh-mazingg’ Art Museum2016-02-03T09:07:04-08:00
5 01, 2016

Artists to Watch in 2016!


Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014 Spielbergian Climax, Hebru Brantley, 2014

Hebru Brantley

33 years old and 6’8″ tall, Hebru Brantley is Chicago’s fastest-rising visual artist. A street painter turned fine artist making comic-book style pop-art paintings, his figures reflect his growing up on the south side of […]

Artists to Watch in 2016!2016-01-05T23:45:35-08:00
18 03, 2014

Spectacular Performance Art


Studio Visit, 2005  Joe Sola

Artist Joe Sola was in his second story studio being interviewed by a couple of haughty and condescending art critics.

Midway through the humdrum interview Sola got up and took a flying leap out of his closed second story […]

Spectacular Performance Art2014-03-18T12:08:11-07:00
10 12, 2013

World’s Largest Portrait of…


Johannesburg – Nelson Mandela is lilac, pulsing-pink, blue, and sandy tan.  He is a collection of energy, a precise assembly of meticulously measured stripes.

This describes the gigantic portrait, 14 feet high, honoring “Tata,” or father, the term of endearment many South Africans use for […]

World’s Largest Portrait of…2013-12-10T12:18:59-08:00
1 10, 2013

Virginia Woolf: Who’s Afraid of Art?


Virginia Woolf:   “One should be a painter.  As a writer, I feel the beauty, which is almost entirely colour, very subtle, very changeable, running over my pen, as if you poured a large jug of champagne over a hairpin.”

Woolf […]

Virginia Woolf: Who’s Afraid of Art?2013-10-01T13:01:51-07:00
9 04, 2013

Art is Everywhere, It’s Everywhere!


Yes!  We can be surrounded by great design…as we work, travel, practice our religion, and just live.



This astonishing 54-story tower and it’s smaller companion building lean and loom like science-fiction creatures poised to stomp all over […]

Art is Everywhere, It’s Everywhere!2013-04-09T18:29:19-07:00
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