It’s been a while since my last post. I have a pretty good excuse for my slow rate of posting. I threw out my back quite painfully a few weeks ago, and…
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That in effect was recovered from a bed (probably not yours) in Ipanema, the posh beach neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro. The story is a sad one: a…
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You Just Have to be Willing to Check the Nooks and Crannies
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Just not this man
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Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara Drops Dead
A Conversation on Silence - Part 1 at the Live Oak Meeting
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A few days ago, I got my first Isolarii subscription book. Isolarii is a publisher of very tiny books; I reviewed their edition of Street Cop a few…
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January 17 of this year was a bad day for Houston book lovers. Half Price Books closed their Westheimer location. They had closed their University…
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This post takes up where I left off a few days ago in The Big Show part 1. Some other pieces in the exhibit seemed to tread more traditional artistic…
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I know a lot of artists want to keep being artists in times of danger. One is always amazed by artists who continue to produce art in trying or…
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In 1940, Jorge Luis Borges published a story called “Tlön, Uqbar, Orbis Tertius” in the Argentine literary magazine, Sur. The story features himself…
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I’ve been writing about Lawndale’s annual Big Show since 2009. I don’t really expect to be surprised by the show anymore—I usually look to see how the…
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