NIKKI O’NEILL DOES THE TRIBELA MUSICIANS ACROSTIC INTERVIEWphoto by Laurel Geare NIKKI O’NEILL IS A PUBLISHED AUTHOR AND COHORT OF TLA-FEATURED MUSICIAN EMILY ZUZIK. SHE’S A SOUL-LOVING, GUITAR-SLINGING, AMERICAN ROOTS ARTIST. OH, AND SHE HAS COURTNEY LOVE’S SEAL OF APPROVAL. T Natalie Durkin...
VELVET BUZZSAW: Art lives by deathReview ByJanice Bremec Blum* this article is a spoiler alert The latest movie to hit Netflix is Velvet Buzzsaw, by director Dan Gilroy. It is a horror-thriller that takes place in an unsuspected arena, the niche world of art. I recently attended the LA Art Show at the...
Youth Poet Laureate Rhiannon McGavin’s “Art Class” Poem
In my kindergarten art class, sunlight dripped through finger paint covered windows.
I learned the primaries, red blue yellow, you could make the whole rainbow from just three colors.
you’re older when you tell yourself you only looked at female anatomical models for reference
but this girl made me understand why they say, pretty as a painting. …
Excerpt from the sensual love poem “Honey Suckle Kisses” by Synthia SAINT JAMES + Happy 50th Anniversary Synthia! – Find out more…
You were so stunningly radiant
yet so very real
when I first laid eyes on you
The soft light in the dimly lit room
highlighted and tenderly
embraced your face
like in an exquisite oil painting
from another period
time and place
The essence of the Renaissance
mixed with a touch
of the French Impressionist …
Charles Bibbs at Work – Find out what Fires him up in his Acrostic Interview!
What is your all-time favorite piece of art? Back in 1968 after two years of college, I learned the history of my people and culture. Things that I didn’t learn in high school. In tribute to that, I did a silk screen called “My Name Is Black.”