Category Archives: Politics

The Land Always Calls

I know I’m a person filled with opposites. I love being with people, but I prefer to work alone. I am down-in-the-ditches feminist, but I like to be home with my husband and kids. I’m a homebody with wander lust. And … Continue reading

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>Where IS Feminist Art These Days?

> Summer Garden, 9×11 inches, Mixed Media, ©2011 Jeane Vogel, $75. Beware. I drop the “F” word a lot. I grew up hearing it was a dirty word but I never understood why. It seemed to me to be the … Continue reading

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>Unexpected Lesson

>When I teach, I never know what the lesson will truly be. That’s the gift teachers are given, I think. We plan, but the lesson might be something far more profound. Last week I was in Atlanta as Artist in … Continue reading

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>Using Art to Change the World

>Is there a more versatile method of communication than art? Art can tell a story, retrieve a memory, provoke an argument, inspire a movement. Art saves lives. Art can change the world. http://www.youtube.com/get_playerMy dear friend and conception artist/sculptor Ilene Berman … Continue reading

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>The Muse of Change

> 01.20.09 — Let’s Get to Work!, © 2009 Jeane Vogel Photography. Hand-altered Polaroid Photography 01/20/09 — No More Excuses, © 2009 Jeane Vogel Photography. Infrared photograph In classical Greek mythology, there are nine Muses — the sisters of creation.  … Continue reading

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>Peace Corps for Artists?

>There’s been some buzz that President-Elect Obama wants to establish an Art Corps — sort of a Peace Corps for the arts within the United States. The idea is a great one — but with a huge flaw that perpetuates … Continue reading

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>End of the Season

>The country and I wrapped up two seasons this week. The connections between them gave me pause and even made me well up a couple of times. I finished my part of the 2008 art fair season in Memphis this … Continue reading

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