Thursday, March 31, 2016

Jack Kirby Panel Transcript Available Now!

Here is a link to the full corrected approved and certified transcript of the Jack Kirby panel discussion I took part in with Scott BukatmanAdam McGovernAndrei Molotiusteve roden, and Ben Saunders last Fall in conjunction with Charles Hatfield's Comic Book Apocalypse: The Graphic World of Jack Kirby -- the first comprehensive museum retrospective of Kirby's work, which was at Cal State Northridge at the time. Thia is a tidied up version of the one appearing in the current issue of the print version of the Jack Kirby Collector, who have made this free article available online here:

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Underwater Treadmill - Conditioning (Portfolio)

Portfolio is a 7-year old Whippet who is involved in a variety of canine sports, such as obedience, nose work, rally, confirmation, & lure coursing. He is working on conditioning his body for these sports.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Jim & Tim

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I have new essays in 2 hot-off-the-presses publications about 2 of my favorite living artists - Jim Shaw's RATHER FEAR GOD (Praz-Delavallade) which collects his Dream Drawings and Objects; and Tim Hawkinson's installment in the Exploratorium "Over the Water" series which documents the giant tide-powered bosun's whistle he made from patched together vehicular fragments this last Fall.

UPDATE: Tim's entire catalog is available for free online here:

Friday, March 4, 2016

Tull It Like It Is!

Los Angeles artist Dani Tull talks about the role of spirituality in his paintings, sculptures, and improvised drone music, in advance of the exhibition "practice, Practice, practice: Abstract Spirituality in Contemporary L.A. Painting, Sculpture, and Performance"
Curated by Doug Harvey

Dina Abdulkarim, Ryan Callis, Linda Day, June Edmonds, David McDonald, Rebecca Niederlander, Khang Bao Nguyen, Kenneth Ober, Mary Anna Pomonis, Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, & Dani Tull.

March 13 - April 17
Gallery Hours: Weds 12- 8 pm, Thurs - Sun 12 -5 pm
Opening reception: Sunday March 13, 3 - 5 PM

Nan Rae Gallery at Woodbury University
7500 N Glenoaks Blvd, Burbank, California 91510