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12/26/09

I was at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts week ago, sometimes I go just to see if my painting is still up,it is. The painting is 9 feet wide and 5 1/2" tall it seems quite small in those huge rooms next to one of those giant protractor paintings by Frank Stella. But the painting is still very… Read More

12/18/09

I began having doubts about art school education when I was a student at the art institute school in Chicago. Something was off kilter, the teachers seemed uninterested in art much less contemporary art. I thought pop art was the real breakout from all the terminal paint mushing that students… Read More

12/17/09

Their was a spell at the art school when the second semester was really underpopulated. I always thought it was because the school was so awful but that's the insider angle. Then one fall two mushroom dealers sent up shop next to the back of the art school. Well I don't know what the magic… Read More

12/11/09

On the days my wife is pissed at me I can't paint, oh I do a little. I mean in general painting during lover's spats is nearly impossible. It maybe why I write the writer is all in the head, whole characters in the tiny grey cells. My bi-polar troubles persist in easier form. But I have alot of… Read More

12/08/09

Whoever - Last week Presindente Obombin"( looks like Alfred Jarry)"

Brethren friends of peace art lovers and music appreciators. friends  of strangeness.

This new escalation is huge given thr size of the Afghan population, it looks like they are in theater to protect Pakistan's… Read More