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Look at the Pictures: Mapplethorpe for the people

“Art is an accurate statement of the time in which it is made” –Robert Mapplethorpe    (Portrait of Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith, via artpedia.tumblr.com) So many turned down exhibiting his work, yet he still matters.  He brought eroticism into … Continue reading

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Life With Amarillo Ramp

(Art. Over on Glasstire.com.) http://glasstire.com/2014/12/11/my-life-with-amarillo-ramp/

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London’s Lost Female Subcultures of the Eighties

From Dangerous Minds: Not news but, there was a reign of girls in power (over themselves) in London in the 80’s. This needs to come back everywhere. Women should just go have their own gangs and subcultures. Yay, rebellious subgroups! … Continue reading

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4 Fabulous Places to See Art in Amarillo

Like the music scene here, the art scene has some very solid work in some very well-run art spaces. One good way to pass the time on a first Friday or a Saturday afternoon: spend it gallery-hopping at these places. … Continue reading

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Documentary will focus on Marsh 3’s unusual art | Amarillo Globe-News

Instead of a documentary that discusses Stanley Marsh’s illegal actions and scandals, this documentary strives to highlight the art and artists that he hired. In my humble opinion, the people who created the art that made Marsh famous never got … Continue reading

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The man behind Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet drinks around 20 cups of coffee a day. In this interview he tells why it’s “part of the art life.” David Lynch on Coffee and the Art Life “ Do you feel … Continue reading

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Panhandle Art Briefing

Tomorrow is First Thursday at The 806 First Fridays (upcoming) at Sunset Center   At Amarillo Museum of Art: Side by Side: Romy Owens and Christopher PekocMay 16, 2014 – August 24, 2014 Mary Mito: Meditations on NatureJune 6, 2014 … Continue reading

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Art as Therapy in Rwanda, 20 Years Later Twenty years after a genocide left an estimated 800,000 people, mostly Tutsi men, women and children, dead over a period of 100 days, Rwanda is on the rise. Its economy is growing; … Continue reading

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Ummm. Hmm.

A marine homage to the Cadillac Ranch? (photo from iO9.)

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Drones for the people: drones also can make art and do good

  Facebook wants to use drones to sustain itself, so it bought a tiny drone company, saying that it wants to help make Internet available to the 2/3 of the population that doesn’t have it yet. Now Google has bought … Continue reading

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