You are too late to buy
"Fire, Earth, Air, Water".
sold it already. Tuff noogies
I totally love "Night
George V. Hlinko
has captured the creepy wall-eye peeping tom of your nightmares. Perhaps
I read too much into the symbolism, but the window frame resembles
a cross, keeping evil out and candle light in.
Whew, what a
relief... Wipe the nightmare cold sweat off your hands before thrumming
tattoos on one of Ken Lovelett's "Lap Drums." And
be sure to buy it before touching it.
Lerner brightens my day with a daisy called "Flower".
This is what happens when all four elements are mixed with
magic and become a blossom.
I once saw a
video about DeKooning that showed how he would start with a brilliant
series of simple strokes and gestures (like Lynn Fliegel's "Air
& Water") and then go on to wipe it out and repaint
over and over again until it lost all of the original spontanaity and
became a mushy scumble of goo. I'm glad Lynn didn't make that mistake.
Owen tickles my eyeball taste buds with "Red Kimono
Mountain". The candy forests and fields are applied in
her delicate signature impasto braille that even blind people could
enjoy. I want to lick them but restrain myself.
A little birdie
told me to visit the "Seahouse" by Marvella
When I got there,
the mermaid sang me a song that made me wreck my sloop on the rocks.
Believe it or
not, I'm still on that island, sipping cocoanut shaped daquiris while
swaying on a hemp hammock.
Did you ever
wonder what it would be like to be a bee and land on a flower like this?
Of course you would sip nectar and get your hind legs all caked up with
Swirl" by Mindy Wright makes beauty in
the eye of the bee-holder.
I never saw Pluto or even
Uranus for that matter. But it's easy to see that the entire solar system
ammounts to a hill of beans in this almost edible "Mnemonic
device for learning the order of the planets" by Nancy
Howell & Mark Lerner. Anyone care to explain the penetrating
reference to Mary?
Dress" by Patricia Bolin just blew me
wish I was a girl so I could get away with wearing one of those.
Treitner gets away with it all the time.
Richard is "Floating
through life eating all that I can"
so how does
he stay so skinny?
This parchment encrusted
painting by Shelli Lipton is titled "Some
Old Timers Say". You probably can't read the writing but
it's all about fire and water under the bridge. When things burn, sometimes
they are bridges.
writes wrongs. That's his right.
to be a writer" reminds me of the "draw me"
matchbook art school.
I wonder if
this is how he got his artistic license to write?
Wow, another Mermaid! Did
you see "Splash"? I loved the way Daryl Hannah ate the lobster.
Susie Capalbo portrays a more tender moment in "Water
Well. that wraps
up another Art Safari with Dave
Channon. Come on down to the next opening
at Arts Upstairs. It's always the third saturday of each month at 7
PM in Phoenicia.
See yoiu there!