Michael S. Harper

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Today I was introduced to the poet Michael S. Harper by way of his obituary (1938 – 2016) in the New York Times. Then on to read other materials and watch him deliver some of his work on YouTube. He … Read More

Edward Carey

It’s Edward Carey today because he has a piece in the ‘on-line’ New York Times book review section titled ‘Drawing Inspiration’ in which he opens with the name William Makepeace Thackery. First off WMT’s parents in 1811 decide to give … Read More

Aung San Suu Kyi

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I drew Aung San Suu Kyi when she was released from prison five or six years ago. Her image was all over the media, Hilary Clinton was praising her efforts to bring democracy to Myanmar which was under military rule … Read More

Alvin Lee

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The late Alvin Lee. Ten Years After. Done in ball point pen with pencil crayon highlights. …dh

Van Cliburn

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Van Cliburn was a 23 year old American pianist who won the first International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958. The drawing is a caricature I did using a ballpoint pen. …dh