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Blogs

11/03/14

 I was reading a Facebook post where a friend was complaining about a jury turning her away for a third time. I recalled the cry of the French artists in the 19th century French artists against the academy "No Juries No Prizes". I didn't comment since I've had my share of awful reactions to jury… Read More

10/07/14

In the mid 1980's when I started my portraits I thought I might make some money selling them. I did sell them some of them but it was hardly a living though the critical response was very positive. I felt like a band that got good reviews but couldn't sell many records. I understood of course… Read More

08/23/14

I have a new painting nearly done (I'm supposing) thinking about a photo with tripod I have no sun right now crucial to my color  even as photographs. I haven't been writing much in my blog lately, losing faith that their is anyone out there reading blogs. One of the best art writers I know says… Read More

06/28/14

Fantasy life as antiquarian collector of the graphic works of a Mister Frank Gaard.

The photos of the Minnehaha Falls are copyright Robert Corbit/ Artpolice Journals jpg 1. Minnehaha Falls now  jpg2. Falls 2 years ago

Recalling how Marcel Duchamp loved waterfalls. Blogs to follow .… Read More

06/15/14

Traded a small painting for cash and a book. The book written by Lane Relyea was read quickly over a few days. The title is Your Everyday Art World ..It's an inspired piece albeit Mr Relyea worships at different shrines than I do. But so does Philippe Vergne who loves Mike Kelley and Carl Andre… Read More