Recently deceased, aged 79. Search in YouTube on, “dance scene Bande à part” to see her dance in the 1964, Jean-Luc Godard film of the same name. Ana Karina would have been 23 years old at the time.
I was talking this weekend to a friend about the first time I met the painter, musician, and writer Robert Markle and thought I would put up a quick sketch. He made a big impression on me. I was young … Read More
A tip of the hat to Tom Hayden who passed away yesterday. Fresh out of school in 1961, a quick read that summarizes the Port Huron Statement that he had a hand in writing at the time and you go … Read More
Although her name was familiar to me, Mona Hatoum’s work was not. In correspondence with a friend MH’s work was brought to my attention as a response to a photograph that I took of a wall of shining new scaffolding … Read More
The sketch is Crazy Philadelphia Eddie. Edward Funk was a tattoo artist who past away in the last week. I didn’t know of him until my son sent me a text with a picture when he heard of his passing. … Read More
I don’t read philosopher’s works but I do like it when their theories are explained to me in sensible ways. Spinoza’s name comes up on occasion and it gets my attention usually because I like the look and sound of … Read More
I was watching a video post that The Guardian put up of Martin Gayford interviewing David Hockney on the topic of what turns a picture into a masterpiece. I wasn’t overly interested in the topic but I found the aging … Read More