the time Henry Hudson discovered
the New world, it had already been discovered
Verrezano a hundred years before he crossed that bridge.
20,000 years before that, it was discovered by some homo sapiens who
Bering Straits. A billion years before that, it was discovered by the
of course it was in a different place at that time altogether.
begin to see the problem.
can be summed up in one sentence fragment, "Been there, done that."
more precisely, "Oh, Snap!"
with snap in mind, let's discover something altogether different but
ironically similar at the same time.
on your aesthetiX ray specs and take a peek at the inner workings of
the creative mind underneath
grey globules we call brain. EXPLORING NEW WORLDS
BYER is the first stop on the tour. What tour? Why the Shandaken Artist
Studio Tour, of course. While this is called UFO's, I don't think he
really meant it beloged to UFOs. Or maybe he did.
EDEN did not want to be on the tour but it's kind of like being part
of the CIA.
you get on, you don't get off. "BIRDS AND MAMMALS OF THE WEST"
is his way of saying,
I like your upturned nostrills."
FLIEGEL painted this one
the influence of Cod Liver Oil.
there are FOUR FISH
for the life of me I only see three.
is always one that gets away.
do you get if you cross
GALLAGHER with an octopus?
Shandaken Art Tour is one way to find out,
hang on to your skivvies.
CREATURE has only three tentacles
it's at a distinct disadvantage.
this number 3 was modeled after
"The Day Of The Triffids"
guess is as good as mine.
OWEN was on the tour in spirit
not in body. They say every artist
always paints his or her own Self Portrait,
this is no exception.
KNIGHT gives the casual viewer a real zets. The life of a pigeon is
it stays dark all knight. It really seems as though SPIKED poses the
came first, the pigeon,
the spike, or the egg?"
room but his conjugal
IN YONI suggests
more group activity.
now you may have begun to guess
every artist included in this month's
Safari was on the
Artist Studio Tour.
LASKY is no exception. This is called FLOWER.
you're going to Shan - An - Daken, you're gonna meet some gentle people
OWEN gets right to the
PURPLE MOUNTAINS has
lot of majesty for a little painting.
INTO THE NIGHT.
Listening to lizards will do that to you.
listened to a frog once.
told me the truth.
SPARK takes a dip in the POOL.
is not altogether unreminiscent of Monet's Water Lillies
pehaps for the same reason.
TAYLOR keeps a watchful eye even while asleep.
trick if you can do it.
VAN BASKIRK ANGEL can. Can you?
folks say RICHARD TREITNER is a nut. But that's a vicious shroomer.
I have met the shroom and he smudged me. It was the best time
(outside of Coney Island) of my 57 year life. Ask Harry Potter about
HACKER'S PROBLEM. He will tell you.
WINE is best served in oak kegs. That's why I included
far flung Westkill studio into the Shandaken Artist Studio Tour.
Mr. CRUCIFORM subsidizes artists living in tenements. Or ninements.
Feenamints. That's what art, the hokey pokey,
the Shandaken Artist Studio Tour is all about.
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