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Entries from September 22nd, 2005

HISTORY OF ART III: Nymphs Gone Wild

September 22nd, 2005 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Today we will trace the rise of the Bazoom in European painting. Remember, as the middle class rose in the Europe and the artist became free to portray subject matter beyond religious themes and portraits of nobility, he turned, quite understandably, to the subject of bazooms. First, as part of a subtle progression, but later, [...]

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HISTORY OF ART II – The Rise of the Bazoom

September 21st, 2005 · No Comments · Uncategorized

First, before we begin today’s lesson, let’s review. The rise of the Middle-class in the late 18th Century gave way to wide-spread private commissions for artists that heretofore had only been employed by the very rich and the Church. With this, came numerous portraits that showed the hidden agenda of the subjects, as illustrated [...]

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Art History –Part One – Portraits of an Agenda

September 20th, 2005 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Having spent a fair amount of time in the last couple of weeks in art museums, I thought it only fair that I share a bit the vast culture which I have absorbed. Last week I was able to view the collection of paintings and sculpture at the Legion of Honor is San Francisco, and [...]

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View from the Palace of the Legion of Honor

September 17th, 2005 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Race you to the bridge!

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The Festival of the Harvest Moon

September 10th, 2005 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I was just walking down the street in the Union Square area of town — doing my marketing, when this guy started singing opera at me. “Dude,” he sang, “There is some bad shit going down in Chinatown today. Aliens, I’m telling you, they are infiltrating the festival of the Harvest Moon.” “Aliens?” [...]

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Checking In from The Golden Gate

September 8th, 2005 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Hey kids. I’m in San Francisco researching the next book, the sequel to Bloodsucking Fiends. Here’s a few pics. Death Looms Large in San Francisco The Two Towers – North Beach, San Francisco Somewhere on Market Street The Chinese Pavilion -Golden Gate Park Japanese Maples – Golden Gate Park [...]

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