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What Meets the Eye

  • Bok is a good painter with a good subject, a classic—his studio, which functions both as a world to observe, a portrait of his family and a metaphor for , [...]
  • Differentiating and Unifying “Try this experiment with a painting you like. Notice the lines and the drawing apart from the objects painted and the colors; [...]

Parables

  • Walking

    August 31, 2020

      Sometime around the age of twelve or [...]

Letters to the Editor

The Collector

  • The Collector #21

    October 19, 2020

     Keith Sanborn / Les LeVeque We’re already in deep with the title, which amounts to at least a partial description of one of my favorite paintings. It hangs dark yellow on [...]

Der Defätist / The Defeatist

  • rusty sugar

    October 18, 2020

      few constants left empty emptier beach gill cleft chiffon black & swathes of bronze [...]

Bad Kitty

  • BAD KITTY AND THE TOOTHACHE

    January 19, 2020

    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 [...]

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