Category Archives: Art

I Am A Redhead Too – Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama has been one of the greatest conceptual artist of the modern era. Her works revealed a clear visual regard for feminism, minimalism, surrealism, Art Brut, pop art, and abstract expressionism, while exploring the sensuality of her life. She ruled the cool 60s. Sadly the artist suffered a breakdown in 1977 and committed herself […]

Yayoi Kusama – The Queen Of Dots

<> The artist Yayoi Kusama was born in 1929. Her hometown was Kyoto. Her family made money from selling seeds. At the age of 19 she studied the formal Meiji painting style. Nihonga was not for her and she said years later, “When I think of my life in Kyoto, I feel like vomiting.” After […]

An Orgasm of Sneezes

Der Speyer by FX Messerschmidt. Franz Xavier Messerschmidt stunned the Baroque Age with his sculptures of contorted facial expressions. The artist lost favor with the Viennese court and he retreated to Swabian Alps to complete the 64 studies while studying necromancy under the influence of the pagan prophet Hermes Trismegistus. My Art 101 professor at […]

Closing The Go Go Bars

I liked old go-go bars. My first was the 2 O’Clock Lounge in Boston’s Combat Zone. 1971. Drums, bass organ, sax, stripper. Paradise. I hate gentlemen clubs. They have no class, but class went dead in the beginning of the 21st Century, except for those who never gave up the dead.

New Ancient Cave Paintings

45,000 years ago ice sheets covered the polar regions and mountain tops of the world. Human population during this glacial period had been calculated to have been in the tens or thousands, if not even less. Homo sapiens outbirthed neanderthals, fighting for shelters such as caves. recently researchers discovered a cavern in Sulawesi covered with […]