Rainbows Coming Out Of My Ass!

Rumor has it that Judy Garland was once confronted in the ladies’ room by a drunken fan pestering her to sing a few bars of “Over the Rainbow.” While making her exit, Judy snapped back, “Madame, I’ve got rainbows coming out of my ass!” Sometimes, that’s exactly how I feel …

surface skirmishes in oil on canvas

“Part of what I’m looking for is a surface quality, and that’s something that you can’t arrive at in a day or a week or a month. It has to feel like it has a sort of history and that it’s been through some skirmishes.” Joe Bradley in conversation with …

Girls + Boys…

Lately I’ve been listening to an eclectic mix of music everything from the Blur to Linda Clifford and Dalida. This weird mash up on musical styles captures my rather catholic tastes. Yes! Is my attitude in general when it comes to music, and art and life. Enjoy

Western Style Raku Fire

Andrew Cornell Robinson has been working with Raku fired ceramic since he first apprenticed to a potter in the last 1970s and early 1980s. His first mentor, Grace Bailey and his teacher Dave Cohen both studied under American ceramist Paul Soldner, who adopted and adapted Raku firing methods and popularized them in the United States in the 1960s. Andrew continues this tradition today in his studio and shares this knowledge with his friends and students.

Too Darn Hot

It’s hot in NYC, and the air conditioners are on full blast. Lets go to the beach and dance.

Société Mattachine

These have been on my mind and in my ear this summer in the studio and the car. Enjoy some chill vibes from the beach to the city.

No Wave on Avenue A

Lately I’ve been feeling nostalgic for the mixed tapes I made for my Sony Walkman in the 1980s. I’d take the train into NYC from suburban ennui. My adolescent life had a sound track and it sounded something like this.

America is one big gay disco

This month I’m listening to allot of dance music, the gayer the better. This playlist begins with Louis La Roche’s “One Big Gay Disco,” which spins a very danceable track around a rightwing christian nationalist rant against “smug elites” and “gays”, and “disco”. What a great way to turn a …