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Inside the Artist’s Studio with Megan Wynne

Hello Dear Readers, Art Lovers, Art Makers, Art Writers…well, Everyone…Hello, Hello I want to follow in the same vein as James Lipton and ask similar questions to artists. I figured it would be a great way for both Art Lovers and those interested in Art a peek into the Artist’s studio life and philosophy. In turn, I want to provide […]

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Art Art Theory and Movements Film Modern Period Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

The Other Other Revisted

I posted an entry about ‘The Other Other show some time ago and wanted to post something more substantial. This is long overdue and a work in progress. Hopefully, I can give a worthy reflection and summation of the show, which includes artists, JC Lenochan,  Eric Sanchez,  Luther Thie, and Kathryn Williamson. So, what exactly is the  notion of “Other”? […]

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Film Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

The Other Other

Went to the Art Murmur in Oakland, CA last Friday, September 3rd. Specifically, I went to the Other Other opening curated by curatorial collective, OFFSpace. It was a great show about, well, “otherness”. I won’t get into it right at this minute but since a few more people (yes, thank you, dear friends) are keeping […]

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Art Photography Visual Arts

Appropriate to re-appropriate. Repeat.

I know, I know. I should be writing about an artist I don’t really care for or agree with because that would make for an interesting piece of art writing but this is an art diary (of sorts) and, well, I can write what I want (for now)! I’m sure my writing will go into varying […]

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Art Performance and Conceptual Visual Arts

The Truth in our bodies: Reflections Sonya Clark’s Work

Some time ago, I was introduced to the work of Sonya Clark. It encapsulates the truth, which resides in our bodies. Hair, for example, contains information about our biology that we often neglect or forget. Our predispositions, if you believe they exist are engrained in every part of the body. Clark explores hair in such a […]

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Art Visual Arts

Re-contextualizing Moral Optics of Foucault and Botero by Eduardo Mendieta

Another (recent) short paper I wrote on artist, Fernando Botero, for the course, Contemporary Art: History and Theory taken at UC Berkeley Extension (for Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts). ************************************ One of the fundamental lessons in drawing class entailed drawing untold numbers of fruit, boxes and bags.  The exercises were required to instill the importance […]