Author: bill

The Big Picture

I love seeing art escape the galleries to infiltrate and enhance everyday life. Every couple of years Denver is festooned with photography in the unlikeliest places in addition to a multitude of galleries and museums for the Month of Photography. Thanks to Mark Sink, lots of volunteers, and the bi-annual Month of Photography that he …

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Hive Structure or Ant Farm or Habitrail?

Mana Contemporary Jersey City

The spring open house at the huge Mana Contemporary in Jersey City NJ was fascinating as always. I have gone to Mana open houses before and I always enjoy it. But it is overwhelming. Six floors plus a basement of artists studios and gallery spaces. There are art storage spaces for organizations such as ICP …

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The Collector

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Charles Schwartz On January 24, 2019 my dear friend Charles Schwartz died. He had been sick and incapacitated for years, so his death was bittersweet. He was released from a personal hell being imprisoned in his crumpled body. May 21st, 2019 a memorial was held at the Explorers Club in midtown Manhattan where Charles had …

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Creativity on Steroids

Sometimes people ask me where I get my ideas and how do I create so much stuff… and I really can’t answer – I just do it. When I visited Ricky Boscarino’s Luna Parc in northwest New Jersey I had to ask him the same questions. Enigmatically he answered “time management” as though there is …

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