Category Archives: Art

Per Capita Tattoo Capitol

Pattaya must be the per capita capitol of farangs with tattoos. Westerners parade shirtless to exhibit their body art, despite the collateral damage to the colored flesh from the tropical sun. Most tattoos are eagles, dragons, and declarations of never-ending love to go-go girls festooned with vows of fidelity to previous boyfriends. Occasionally you come […]

So Faithless – Pieter Bruegel

“Because the world is so faithless, I go my way in mourning.” Pieter Bruegel

15 SECONDS WITH ANDY WARHOL by Peter Nolan Smith

When I was a kid, Campbell’s Tomato Soup tasted home-made, especially if milk was added as suggested by the directions. Everyone ate it in 1964; the rich, the poor, the in-between, and twelve year-old boys like me, so I was pleased to read in LIFE Magazine that a New York artist had painted large portraits […]

Hillary Not At Her Best

I have always felt that if someone takes a good photo of you or paints you in a flattering light likes you or has been paid enough money to alter your image to bless you with good light. Sarah Sole painted an uncomplimentary portrait of Hillary Clinton, which the painter defended by saying of MY […]

The Small Of Mr. Big

Illma Gore’s infamous nude of Donald Trump has been on display at the Maddox Gallery in Mayfair and the GOP presidential candidate has threatened to sue the artist for either depicting Donald Trump with very small penis. Bids have reached 100,000 pounds sterling, although the gallery is seeking a million quid for the small nude. […]