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Can you identify this artifact?

I found this clay bottle many years ago, in a little thrift shop in Brooklyn, New York. Over the years I’ve tried to learn about its provenance but so far, I’ve not been able to find any information about it. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blackbird Rising – A novel of the American Spirit

On June 17th 2015, nine people were shot dead in a church in Charleston, S.C.. The shooter was a young man who claimed that he was motivated by ethnic prejudice. Though it was first published six years ago, my reading … Continue reading

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ART vs art

Which are you, an ARTIST or an artist? An ARTIST is one whose art is intellectually driven, high-brow stuff that may or may not be socially or politically conscious, but aims to ‘speak’ to people of means and substance, while … Continue reading

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