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Quality films for home viewing

Quality films for home viewing

Let’s dim the lights and screen a movie Film quartet: “A White, White Day”; “A Girl Missing”; “Shanghai Triad”; and “You Never Had It: An…

Body painter Paul Roustan and the year of the Psychedelic Circus
 July 29, 2020  Bondo Wyszpolski

Body painter Paul Roustan and the year of the Psychedelic Circus

At the top of his game Paul Roustan places high in the World Body Paint Festival by Bondo Wyszpolski I’m guessing that most of us…

The legacy of  South Bay poet and bookseller JB Kennedy

The legacy of South Bay poet and bookseller JB Kennedy

To Poet JB Kennedy, a Homage (James Bullard Kennedy passed away on July 13, 2020) by Bill Yankes When the call comes in the dead…

Helmut Newton, as his models knew him

Helmut Newton, as his models knew him

“Helmut Newton: The Bad and the Beautiful” Once fashionable fashion photographer on film by Bondo Wyszpolski “As a woman, I find your photos very misogynous,”…

Of palettes and paddleboards
 July 15, 2020  Bondo Wyszpolski

Of palettes and paddleboards

Paintbrush and surfboard Catching an art wave with Zen Del Rio by Bondo Wyszpolski It was my last question of the afternoon, but it might…

 Neely Swanson

“Kaye Ballard–The Show Goes on” –– Oh! Kaye! [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Kaye Ballard–The Show Goes on” –– Oh! Kaye! [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “Kaye Ballard- The Show Goes On” is a love affair directed by Dan Wingate about one of the most talented singer/actresses of the 20th Century who is virtually unknown to anyone under the age of 50. Her last television series regular roles were on “The Doris Day Show” (1970–72) and “The Mothers-in-Law” […]

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A walk through abstract expressionism

A walk through abstract expressionism

Basic principles Abstract expressionist painter and arts teacher Dael Patton by Bondo Wyszpolski And so let us begin, in medias res, with Adolph Gottlieb coming out from New York and teaching a graduate art class at UCLA. Gottlieb (1903-1974) is still hailed as one of the masters of abstract expressionism, and one of his students […]

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Frank LaMantia: In realms of color

Frank LaMantia: In realms of color

All the colors of the rainbow The illuminating art of Frank LaMantia by Bondo Wyszpolski For some time now, usually when least expecting it, I’d come across an image that simply popped from the page. It took a while to figure out that Frank LaMantia was the artist behind these works, which in most cases […]

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