Category Archives: Guest postings

Tripping the Light Fantastic…

Dear blog readers: A few weeks ago I asked for topics you would like to see in my upcoming book. And here is one I thought would be helpful to answer here, before I roll it into my book. I … Continue reading

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Train wrecks, Car crashes, and Paintings in need of Triage…

Detail from “The Gross Clinic” by the 19th century American painter Thomas Eakins.  The entire painting may be viewed below the fold, but I warn you, it ain’t for the faint of heart… Yesterday I announced I’ve been working a … Continue reading

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Yippy-Ti-Yi-Yay, I’m Ridin’ Back in Town…

“Roudy’s Riders, 4th of July, Telluride” Private Commission Okay, I admit it. I’ve been AWOL from the blog for a while. I was burned out after coming home from Spain, Morocco, and the Laguna Beach Invitational and I needed some time to … Continue reading

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How to succeed at a plein air event…

PleinAir Magazine picked up a post I meant to put up on the blog last month for one of their weekly e-Newsletters. You can click here to read the post as it was published, or read the same text below … Continue reading

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History of Plein Air Art . . .

Howdy all: This Friday I fly down to Laguna Beach to participate in the 12th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational. At the close of the 19th century, and the start of the 20th, Southern California gave birth to … Continue reading

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The Museum Effect . . .

Responding to Boston MFA & the Stewart Gardner Museum by Anitra Kitts The author of this article is the sister of Thomas Kitts and it is reproduced here with her permission. Isabella Gardner Museum (top) Boston Museum of Fine Arts (bottom) … Continue reading

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