Chris Hood: Bacchanal Blues

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I’m not sure how I got on the mailing list for the Ceysson & Bénétière art gallery in Paris, but I just received an exhibition announcement for their new show, featuring the American painter Chris Hood. The exhibition, titled “Bacchanal Blues,” opens on October 20th and runs through December 9th, 2017. I thought the image […]

Fight Demo at the Performing Arts Center?

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I received an e-mail from the South Orange Performing Arts Center (“SOPAC“) with the subject line “Free Stage Fight Demo Friday Night.” I was initially confused but intrigued at the same time, so I found out that they’re hosting an event with Rick Sordelet, who is known as a “Fight Director,” meaning that he works […]

Pick up an imitation Klimt at the furniture store

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I was recently doing some furniture shopping, and had my attention grabbed by this large scale imitation Gustav Klimt, hanging over a white leather sofa. At first I thought it was a composite image, as the two figures on the right looked like a variation on the famous “Kiss” painting. But a little more research […]

October is National Arts and Humanities Month

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The organization Americans for the Arts has declared October as “National Arts and Humanities Month.” So what does that mean? They are encouraging people to create events and get their community involved, and they have this page full of ideas, including “Community Visioning Forums” and “Creative Communications.” They also encourage simple ways for individuals to […]

American Flag with Pipe, Rensselaer, NY

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I saw this American flag mural painted on a concrete support beam for the highway overhead in Riverfront Park, in Rensselaer, NY. My question is: there was plenty of space above the pipe, so why didn’t the artist paint his mural above the intrusive object? The artist clearly wanted to integrate the pipe into the […]