Monthly Archives: September 2008

>When Art and Values Clash

> Searching for Time, Infrared photograph, (c)2008 Jeane Vogel 24×30, $325 matted It was bound to happen. I meet a lot of people at art fairs and we basically have one thing in common: we both like my art! Or … Continue reading

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>In August 2001, I opened my first art website. Since then, I’ve added, subtracted and tried to tweak it. Mostly I ended up with a mess. I knew I had to start from scratch. I finished that daunting task this … Continue reading

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>Stuff That Art is Made Of

> “Maple Leaf,” public domain, artist unknown I found this leaf on my walk yesterday. First fallen leaf of fall. Taking time to see the remarkable amidst the familiar: This is the stuff that art is made of.

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>Don’t Be Afraid of Art

> Rhymes With Orange, (c) Hilary Price,  Used with Permission of the Artist When I laugh out loud at the funnies, it’s often at Rhymes With Orange (I’ve been know to cry at Funky Winkerbean and For Better and For … Continue reading

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>Tough Year for Art Lovers

>This is a tough year. The economy is tanking. The weather has been deadly. Gas prices … well, let’s just say most of us don’t get a share of those huge oil company profits. There’s a trend in times like … Continue reading

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>And Now for Something Completely Different…

>My friend Hildy Gottlieb (desert dweller, fixer of non-profits and talented photographer — and many other things too numerous to mention) introduced me to this web-based comic. I’ve become rather addicted.  What does this have to do with art? Aside from … Continue reading

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>A Family In Progress

>I know people get tired of hearing this from me, but it’s my litany:  Art saves lives. Art can save the world. How do I know? Because I’ve seen it. I don’t mean to suggest that ONLY art saves lives. … Continue reading

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