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Organic Roadkill

I intended this piece as a bold statement on the isolation and ultimate futility of our ostensibly rich and purposeful lives. I understand, it is powerful imagery, and can be disturbing to contemplate, but I must confess that in embracing the perspective–as a detached, virtually omnipotent observer–I find solace, even liberation, in examining the naked truth of my reality.

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art summer photos

2016 Summer Wonders: Art By Elizabeth Lennie

I stumbled on these over the winter.  Aren’t they nice?

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http://elizabethlennie.com/

“For 25 years Elizabeth Lennie has worked as an actress in theatre, film and television while developing a painting practice and raising 3 daughters in mid-town Toronto with husband performer/writer/teacher Mike Kirby. Her liquid landscapes are both abstract and figurative and explore the memory myth of summer. The medium is oil paint on canvas or board, with layered washes, thicker impasto, and the occasional graphite text. The archetypes surrounded by water explore notions of self within the resonance of shared memory. E. Lennie’s paintings are featured regularly in the media and are collected in Canada, the US, the UK and Japan.”

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Pittsburgh Artist Brett Day Opening: The Boy Who Haunted Himself

Multi-talented Pittsburgh artist greeted friends and fans at the opening of his latest  exhibit, “The Boy Who Haunted Himself” at the Borelli-Edwards Galleries at 3583 Butler Street in Lawrenceville.

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Photo Of People Falling Over Compared To Renaissance Art

This explosively viral image is cutting through the internet at outbreak speed, was made by Joel Goodman at the Manchester Evening News in Merry Olde England–very merry, by the look of things.  Well, huzzah!. Isn’t it beautiful?  I need a print. Follow this link to see an entire gallery of spectacular images from New Years Eve.
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http://www.buzzfeed.com/matthewchampion/i-dont-know-much-about-art-but-i-know-what-i-like#.fllDy5WQ8

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Leonard Cohen’s “Midnight Run For Cheetos At The Local 7/11″

Midnight Run For Cheetos At The Local 7-11

Photo by Bob Faggen.
Photo & caption contributed by Leonard Cohen

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art

Jessica Harrison’s Altered Ceramic Figures

Jessica Harrison’s Latest Series of Altered Ceramic Figures

Ain’t art grand? I guess it is never too early to shop for next Christmas. These are great–check out the link for more.

Jessica Harrison’s Latest Series of Altered Ceramic Figures

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art Photo I Like summer photos

2015 Summer Wonder #78 Zurkov’s Jumps

http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/anton-surkov-black-and-white-powder-series

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2015 Summer Wonders #66 Sunflowers Gone Native

Nothing says summer like Sunflowers–so this  week’s Summer Wonders theme is Sunflower Week. Saved this one for last–I love the daring, defiant look in the model’s eyes.

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The NINELIVES of Cody Baker–At The Pittsburgh Gallery Crawl

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One of the great things of living in Westsylvania is the vigor of our regional art community–we hit the city last night for the spring edition of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District “Gallery Crawl,” a seasonal festival of open galleries and performances downtown, all open to the public and free of charge.  You wander around, in and and of the venues, and take in work from artists ranging from polished professionals to school kids.  And maybe you have yourself an orgiastic beef brisket sandwich to start out the night.

Spring’s gallery is crawling near

We were lucky enough to briefly meet a young artist named Cody Baker, who was presiding over his first show last night.  This impressive kid has the stuff–his images–to which my clumsy screen grab above do not give justice–were the work that most resonated with me from the evening–and to think, I very nearly skipped the very crowded space.  I’m glad that I didn’t.

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@TehBakery

 

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McRomance

Father forgive me for I have sinned. It has been…far too long since my last resoundingly inappropriate and tasteless post.  But I get bonus points for hyping an ambitious artist, right?

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