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Douglas Stockdale – Bluewater Shore

Author and Designer:  Douglas Stockdale (born Butler, PA; resides Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)

Publisher: Self-published, hand-inscribed, limited signed edition of 99; Copyright © 2017… 515 more words

Photo Books

Hideo Sakata Paintings

Los Angeles 1986 / Boston 2017

The distinguished California abstract painter Hideo Sakata is best known for complex and tightly organized compositions. These works frequently make use of circular shapes functioning as portals which puncture panels of color. 1,335 more words


I when choose to use myself as subject, I hope to convey a certain vulnerability that resides within the human condition. My self-portraits draw from my own personal experiences, and through an abstract approach I detach from my physical self while maintaining a tone that is emotional and narrative. 79 more words


Collector's Choice: Sigal Ron

Sigal Ron

“I see myself as an abstract painter who enjoys freedom of expression.
However, we are all like ‘ swallows sitting on the wire of tradition,’ so from time to time I sin by creating objective art for feeling a communication with a greater public.   225 more words

Fine Art

Objections to Poetry's 'Gatekeepers' (the Atlantic)

Poetry Isn’t as Useless as a Lot of Folks Say It Is

…. “That’s because folks like Alexander have worked to create a myth of an essential poetry, poetry that is important because of what it is, rather than because of what it says. 388 more words

Contemporary Poetry

New Works on Canvas... more movement, momentum, mixture

With a new approach to a similar theme, I am developing works based on quicker movement and harsher changes in direction. Life sends me in new directions in aspects I have invested so much heart and design soul into… the work needs to express some of the humanness life offers and the harsher and contrasting directional change. 28 more words

Frank Korb

David Hockney at Tate Britain

I have to confess, I used to be very sceptical about David Hockney. What was all the fuss about? Acidic colours, rigid portraits, an unexplained hunt for realism – and that splash. 1,058 more words