Never Another / Roky Erickson, R.I.P.

June 13, 2019

From the Oil Patch to the Sun: Nick Russell's Early Photography

October 18, 2017

Doug Sahm: Family Man & Night of the Living Blues

September 30, 2017

The Randy List / English is Difficult

June 30, 2017

The Randy List / V.P. or V.I.P.?

May 5, 2017

Ventura at 4am / Pilgrims Were Refugees

May 1, 2017

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April 16, 2019

The words speckled my screen just before sunset: Incendie à Notre Dame, Christophe typed, fresh out of a daily contractor meeting for an office tower rising up on the south edge of Paris. Nothing had fallen yet. We both assumed...

July 24, 2018

I was 21 and eager to experience the Paris

of my intellectual heroes. In some ways,

I got more than I asked for.

May '69. Hardly a year gone by since the human fireworks, huffle, puffle and fizzle that turned the world’s youthful...

May 8, 2018

If you’re aiming for Gold (and at some level who isn’t?), go to the Port of Marseille, France’s rough and tough Mediterranean port town.  There in the country’s most creative contemporary museum, called Le Mucem, is a gold show....

April 3, 2018

We call it Still Life.  Our Roman and Renaissance ancestors used the starker term Nature Morte. Nature Dead. Probably the best known still lifes were Cezanne’s many paintings of apples and oranges on cloths and in bowls.  Dead,...

December 7, 2017

While you’ve likely never heard of him, Nicholò Regnieri was a Flemish painter who flourished in late Renaissance and Baroque Italy. Deeply beholden to several popes and their likely children, his beguiling portraits of saints a...

June 20, 2017

Thick glistening bananas and vining mango trees pulse through the darkness in Bordeaux, the heart of the world’s finest wine district in southwest France. As you approach them mounted on steel racks, feet and hands sprout out o...

March 8, 2017

I am not a robot.

Am I?

How can I be sure?

These questions cut to the core of a mind-altering exhibition this spring at Paris’s Palais de Tokyo, one of the world’s preeminent sites for contemporary art. Sculpture, film, objects los...

December 15, 2016

When four lads stumbled across a hole in the ground in 1940 in southwest France, they had no idea how profoundly their discovery would remake our understanding of human history.

That set of winding grottos they found, painted 20...

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Poster Artist

Micael Priest

A Short Film

by Bob Simmons

Micael Priest's work was one of the hallmarks of a special time in Austin. He made the art that drew the crowds to hear the music that made a city. He made us all a little richer just by strokes of a pen


to see the Film

The RAT File 
Jeffrey Nightbyrd Shero
Short films and stories about the political & social turmoil in the 60's as seen thru the New York underground newspaper RAT
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Todd Samusson
Working Class Heart - Todd Samusson
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On the Right Side of the Brain - Todd samusson
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R. Crumb
Worth Another Look
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El Casino

By Peter Chapa

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