- ARCHIVE / November, 2004
- Chuck Close Hits the Nail on the Head Re: The Failure of Most Artists.
But he didn’t say it first, I’m convinced. Chuck Close Oral History Interview Conducted by Judd Tully for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 1987 JUDD TULLY: You must have been quite sophisticated in comparison to other people that were around in terms of being exposed to a lot of art. CHUCK CLOSE: Yes. [...]
- Emma Goldman, Oscar Wilde, “If it looks like art…”
There is good reason to start from the beginning if you’re interested in making something worth making. Who was it that originally said “If it looks like art then it’s probably somebody elses art”. The web searches are telling me it’s Chuck Close, but I am so certain that I read that from Matisse or [...]
- Victoria Woodhull
The first woman to run for president lived nearby. The My Hero Project – Victoria Woodhull VICTORIA WOODHULL by Barbara Goldsmith Recently, when I mentioned to a friend that the title of my book was Other Powers–The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull, she asked: “Just who was Victoria Woodhull anyway?” It [...]
- Astor Place Riots
A book about something that happened nearby, long ago. ASTOR PLACE RIOTS. ACCOUNT OF THE TERRIFIC AND FATAL RIOT, at the New York Astor Place Opera House, On the night of May 10th, 1849. With the Quarrels of Forrest and Macready, Including All the Causes Which Led to that Awful Tragedy. Wherein an infuriated mob [...]
- Roof of 263 East 10th
This kind of sky reminds me why painters choose landscape as a subject.
Allow the processes of creation, discovery and discussion to be visible on the artists personal website. Post artworks, ideas, sketches and experiences as blog entries assigning them lables so they can be seen either chronologically or by category.
- The Beginning
Create a personal art website using the blog format.