Appropriating images is good shorthand — but requires intelligence, care The old axiom goes, “Good artists borrow, great artists steal.” As an editorial cartoonist for 25 years I have borrowed — or stolen — many different images from different areas (all with due credit I hasten to add). A cartoon, especially a single panel, has to … Continue reading DeVos toon shows poor judgment
Review: 'A Kind of Alaska' and 'The Dumb Waiter' at Lamar University Harold Pinter is an acquired taste. The Nobel Prize winner draws on the the absurdist tradition of Samuel Beckett to give us plays that offer us questions but rarely any answers. For a nerd like me, that makes for a lovely evening at … Continue reading ‘Pinteresting’ Pair
The Art Museum of Southeast Texas is hosting an exhibition of sculpture by Steve Murphy and paintings by David Aylsworth through Feb. 26. Here is my review for the February 2017 ISSUE magazine. Sculptures by Steve Murphy and paintings by David Aylsworth are on display at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas through Feb. 26.Sculptures … Continue reading Balancing Acts
The exhibition, alas, is over, but this is a nice write up. Click here for the article.
As I seem to be incapable of writing articles that are brief, I end up not posting as much as I should. This is a failing I aim to rectify. It occurs to me that I should post interesting articles here, not just stuff I write. After all, it's not just about me. This is … Continue reading Eisenstadt drawings