Monthly Archives: June 2011

End of June paintings

A few new small paintings for mid summer. Wheelbarrow. 8″x10″, acrylic on canvas panel, 2011. Solstice. Acrylic on canvas panel 10″x8″, 2011. Alhambra. Acrylic on canvas panel, 8″x10″, 2011. My Vitreous, pencil drawing 2011. A sketch based on a posterior … Continue reading

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Contemporary music in Atlanta – Sonic Palooza

Atlanta’s Woodruff Arts Center presented Sonic Palooza yesterday, June 25th, a 10 hour free festival of contemporary music that went on until midnight. I spent an hour or so over in the galleria and caught the first program; Steve Reich, David … Continue reading

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Peonies, poppies and a heat wave that won’t quit

A few new small paintings in acrylic that I haven’t yet posted about. I like doing these small works and have gessoed several more panels. Acrylic isn’t as luminous as oil, but cleanup time is much faster and there are … Continue reading

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Sam Wells, departed Angel

In 1971 Sam Wells gave a handmade book of his poetry to my sister Gina. This is one of the poems: Asa Whitney’s Dream Sometime, maybe I’m gonna ride on Asa Whitney’s dream and check out Walt Whitman’s land and … Continue reading

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Quinlan Arts Center and musical inspiration

Last night was the opening for the Quinlan Arts Center’s ‘Sound Off’, a juried exhibition of about sixty works of art inspired by music. In operation for more than 60 years, the Quinlan began as a sketch club in 1946 and … Continue reading

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Atlanta summer arts and a mansion’s history

Yesterday was almost too hot for an outdoor arts event, yet my friend Arthur (aka Theo) and I walked the full length of the Virginia Highland Summerfest. Secret to not melting in a swoon; go as early as possible and … Continue reading

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