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Sketchbook #15: Jacque Rochester

  “Flesh is the reason oil paint was invented.” Chaim Soutine I love that quote and maybe charcoal should be added, too. Jacque Rochester’s work is luscious and generous but she’s awfully sparse with her […]

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Check Out the agadmator!

Of course you don’t want to waste time in the studio watching chess videos.. but then again cognitive fixation impedes creativity in chess and presumably in painting too, so… The agadmator (Antonio Radić) is known […]

Der Defätist / The Defeatist

Der Defätist / The Defeatist

anyone

there is a person living on the bridge deck weather shelter disco boat ride while the smoke alarm goes off again & again go boat, ride again & again this warning to work across disciplines […]

Der Defätist / The Defeatist

sail

  flapping sail hiding direction flap flap in the flapping direction what shall be the true wind the mucous membrane Lohengrin’s clasping hands at once answered the mocking invection black bird sang his first song […]

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Bad Kitty

Bad Kitty

BAD KITTY AND THE TOOTHACHE

A toothache, thought Bad Kitty, is like someone else’s dog scratching at your guest-bedroom door all night. A toothache is a cold vibrating funnel sucking in the undone chores (the unanswered emails, the phone calls […]

Letters to the Editor

Letter from Tim Spelios

I dig the three drawings you sketched from “before disembarking”. It’s like hearing a version of a song written for sax, bass, and drums played on piano. Thanks, Tim   This letter is a response […]

Parables

Parables

Parable for Our Times

  Michele and I were swimming our laps in adjoining lanes at the city pool on 25th street. When she passed me going the other way, I playfully reached under the lane divider and stroked […]