Tag Archives: Art

Dark Christmas

  Photographed at Tay Ninh Base Camp, on the Cambodian border, 1969 “God bless us, everyone”. Advertisements

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The Ceramic Duck

Somewhere in this great big world of ours (in this case China) stands a factory churning out ceramic ducks by the truckload. The duck depicted is a superior example of the hundreds of ceramic ducks I’ve seen over the years. … Continue reading

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The Placement of Portraiture

Many of the literary greats have from time to time grappled with the definitions of both beauty and art. All images and likenesses of anything are subject to idolization. For example: a portrait of a fish. If the image is … Continue reading

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Tattoos – What to Tell the Kids

Once upon a time (in my own Wisconsin childhood) tattoos were illegal. How or why they were first outlawed and later legalized again is a mystery to me. It was probably some lawyer who argued for “freedom of expression”.  As … Continue reading

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Same Old Same Old….

How often does this have to happen? How many more need to die? Culture is the art and science of preparing children for life. Culture improves their chances of survival. There exists no cultural or civic institution that can pass … Continue reading

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