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G. Wayne Clough says he wishes he took more time before removing ‘A Fire in My Belly

January 22, 2011


G. Wayne Clough, the Smithsonian Institution’s chief executive, said Thursday that Republican House leaders’ threats of budgetary consequences factored into his Nov. 30 decision to remove a video from a National Portrait Gallery exhibition of work done primarily by artists who are gay and lesbian. LA Times…MORE G.Wayne blinked and that was that. Now it […]

Art and the Dollar Store a Market Reality

April 15, 2010


Dollar Stores are essentially Galleries of Failed Global Market Products. Cheap Knock Offs of successful products or Bizarre innovations and inventions of products that the market just didn’t get. Sometimes though you find a Treasure in the hidden acres of consumer trash. When you stubble upon this treasure, often it is a well made well thought out product that the broader market just didn’t recognize as a worthy product. That is exactly what the Art Market and Art School is like today. At least that is what I’ve been thinking.

Size Does Matter curated by Shaquille O’Neal

March 12, 2010


Yup that’s rightThat's NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal is an Art Curator. He has done a pretty good job curating the “Size Does Matter” exhibition.

Skin the New Living Canvas

February 6, 2010


Back to the moment of truth when Barbara told me she was going to be a Tattooist. She said, “I have thought about this and I think tattooing is something I can do and want to try.

Art 2010, Time and the Evolution of the Artist Today

January 21, 2010


Art 2010, Time and the Evolution of the Artist Today The First Installment As an Artist, do you ever wonder where in the world art is today? Is there a new Art Movement going on now and are you part of it. We had Modern Art then Post Modern with all of the associated subcategories. […]

An Art Adventure, Visiting the Archie Bray, Helena Montana

April 23, 2009


Walking the 26 acres through the ruins of the old brickyard that is home to the Archie Bray Foundation is a surreal experience, like that of Alice as she explored Wonderland.

The Luce Foundation Center for American Art has a Great Website

March 14, 2009


I am always looking for exciting Art Websites and the Luce Foundation Center for American Art is a good one.