Klimt and the Spanish Flu

This is the first in a three-part series of stories in ISSUE magazine that focus on notable artists who died in 1918 as a result of the Spanish flu pandemic. Sure, I admit that the flu is just a reason to do a couple of pieces about interesting artists (and three constitutes a seres, so … Continue reading Klimt and the Spanish Flu

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‘Morphogenesis’

My latest artist profile for ISSUE magazine featured artists Anna Myers and Scarlett Blanchard who were hard at work on their show "Morphogenesis" which opened Oct.6 at The Art Studio, Inc. The show is on display through Oct. 26. I met them at the beginning of September in the printmaking lab at Lamar University where … Continue reading ‘Morphogenesis’

Review: No lie — ‘Curious Incident’ honestly excels

When Christopher John Francis Boone discovers Wellington’s body, he is immediately the prime suspect. But he is innocent and sets out to find the real killer. However, this is not a typical noir detective story. Christopher is a 15-year-old boy, clearly on the Autism spectrum although that is never defined, for whom the truth is … Continue reading Review: No lie — ‘Curious Incident’ honestly excels

Review: ‘A Very English Scandal’ combines pathos, humor in tale of politics and class

For the want of a National Insurance Card, a political career is lost. In a real-life tale that features high English political figures and bumbling assassins worthy of a Coen Brothers movie, “A Very British Scandal” tells the story of Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe’s fall from grace after being accused of trying to kill … Continue reading Review: ‘A Very English Scandal’ combines pathos, humor in tale of politics and class