It’s been a little while since my last set of random links collected from around the web, but it’s been a busy time. Grants, applications and pecha kuchas all got in my way, as well as the regular workload of painting in the studio and teaching classes here and there. RIP Don Featherstone, you gave the world a bunch.
While on the phone with a close friend, we were talking about the New Year and convincing ourselves this would finally be the year our artistic lives would take a decidedly awesome uptick and we’d make the money that would make our lives so much easier. “What could go wrong this year?”, I rhetorically stated, plowing into an unstoppable crescendo that culminated into the line, “this is an odd numbered year, that’s always a good sign!” As soon as those words came out of my mouth, she replied through laughter, “Yes, I know odd numbered years, like you said in 2013, 2011, 2009, 2007….”.
Here we are: just a week and a half away from the end of yet another year. Schliefkevision the website will be turning twelve years old in January, so I’ll probably be posting some older stories during the month to reflect on the insanity that I have kept up this blog over all the years.
In other news, here are some of the art stories happening in the art world these days that may or may not be of interest to you, but I thought they were cool enough to pass along: Continue reading →
Now that the World Series (and sadly, the trophy) have left Kansas City, the cold weather can creep on in and settle the masses down for the winter. Before you drop everything to sit in front of a warm fireplace, keep in mind Corey Goering’s excellent show at the Haw Contemporary is still open. So get ready to take a crazy trip from the Sistine Chapel to Snoop Dogg’s studio, here’s some new links for you to peruse on your own time: Continue reading →
Back again for more, here’s the latest collection of art links from the web for you to peruse at your leisure. Included this time out are the latest kerfuffle to hit Kansas City, this time in the form of an Onion article, along with a nice interview with a former art thief, and the usual rag-a-tag art links that caught my attention.