Category Archives: Art

Great at murder

Great at murder at Sandy Hook elementary in Newtown, Connecticut. What killed that day was a rifle and the people who profit by promoting its sales, its maintenance and its supply of ammunition. The solution isn’t armed guards with assault … Continue reading

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The importance of display, a good take on the topic

Some Winter Observations | Opus Art Supplies.

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The hidden lives of eagles

My opinion about bald eagles changed while watching them hatch and raise their young in the nest at White Rock (http://www.hancockwildlife.org/index.php?topic=White-Rock-Eagle1#CloseUp). What was once rare is now common. Technology allowed us to peer into the nest from the moment the … Continue reading

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Situation Room: What a photo says (The Vancouver Sun, 07 May 2011, Page B7)

Situation Room: What a photo says By Jason Horowitz The Vancouver Sun 07 May 2011 WASHINGTON — Official White House photographer Pete Souza has taken countless photos of U. S. President Barack Obama signing documents or shooting hoops or greeting … Continue reading

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Black Swan… a review

Darren Arronofsky, the director of The Wrestler, takes us once again to the dark side of culture. In The Wrestler, he explored the underbelly of low-brow culture, confirming preconceptions about the cheap theatrics of professional wrestling while deliveringinsight into the … Continue reading

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Leonardo was a genius, let’s leave it at that …

Leonardo was a genius, let’s leave it at that BY STEPHEN BAYLEY The Vancouver Sun 18 Dec 2010 What defines great art? The ability to attract cranks, charlatans, amateur “ sleuths”, fantasists, purple poseurs, whack-job theorizers and disappointed, pensioned-off scholars. … Continue reading

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A Literary bucket list …

Have you read more than six of the books on this list compiled by the BBC? The British Broadcasting Corporation notes that most people read only six of the 100 books on this list. Instructions: Copy this list. Bold those … Continue reading

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Doonesbury at 40: the importance of impertinence …

Doonesbury With the simple art of the three and four-panel daily comic strip, Gary  Trudeau  has poked fun at four decades of presidents, political despots, political commentators and social mores. The strip is a breath of intelligence on a page … Continue reading

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Zoey as a moth in a Mongolian tapestry …

JOHN SHINNICK

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