Gonna try. I just signed up to be in a book of artists adverts, sponsored by a Scottsdale art gallery owner who says he mails about 500 books to known art collectors. I buy a page for $209 and I’m in. So we will see. I’m going to submit one of my edgier paintings – [...]
In today’s comic strip Opal Pickles is taking dust bunnies from under the furniture and sculpting them into actual lifesize bunnies made of dust. Earl Pickles says “You call that ART?” Opal replies, “I’m an artist…so it must be ART!” I think the cartoonist Brian Crane is saying what I say – too much of [...]
She says to Earl, “Maybe it’s time I tried experimenting in non-traditional art. You can do do anything these days and call it “art.” (the quotes are mine). I agree with her, and I think it’s unfortunate. The NYTimes art reviewers need to give us some new names for this stuff that does NOT include [...]
Artist slams Performance Art and LA’s new Rock star!
My daughter Lisa and I read her book “The Puppies Who Love Art” twice (!) to energy deprived children at the new prototype McDonalds on Broadway at Camino Seco here in Tucson. It was fun, but oh so challenging. The kids who were listening were attentive, but there were many loose cannonballs of energy in [...]
Just delivered! THE PUPPIES WHO LOVE ART written by my daughter Lisa Wettstein and illustrated by me. It tells the story of two dachshunds who love art, but can’t go to the downtown museum with their owners. While their people are gone, their Fairy Dog Mother appears and whisks them to a special dogs only [...]
This has nothing to do with art, but a lot to do with me. Last night I performed with Odyssey Storytelling group downtown at the Club Congress in the old Congress Street Hotel. The theme was “Quitting, Moving On” and I told the story of how in 1979 when I had a four-pack a day [...]