artists

The other woman

October 28, 2008

Sometimes I feel like my husband’s art is the other woman in our relationship. He comes home late after being with her all night, long after I go to bed. He sheepishly hides receipts for the things he’s bought her. He makes plans with her whenever he has free time. Sometimes he’s too tired from […]

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Scenes from a gallery night

September 14, 2008

My husband has a studio space in a local gallery that specializes in “his kind” of art–sometimes called pop surrealism, lowbrow, urban surrealism, and a host of other not-quite-right names. Every month the gallery has an opening featuring new artists, and all the studio artists have their doors open, allowing for a sort of personalized gallery event […]

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The payoff

September 4, 2008

The payoff for all the work an artist puts in (and all the crap his wife puts up with)?  This… This Saturday, my husband is one of the featured artists at The Hive Gallery in downtown LA. This piece, Microcosm, is one of my favorites of the 13 pieces he’s showing. It took him about 3 […]

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