TODD WILLIAMSON and GREG WALTER: ARTE DE CAMERA By Peter FrankThe courtship dance between visual art and music has gone on almost as long as has human creativity. Unlike the other art forms, which engage multiple senses and complex cognitive and social conditions, music and visual art stimulate singular responses in humans – visual art acting upon the eyes, music upon the ears. They therefore present themselves as entirely d... [more]
My first successful pastel painting, Typhoon, is an abstract piece inspired by devastating typhoons unfortunately have been creating ever-heavier havoc recently, due to the undeniable climate change. Exploring spatial relationships, subtle variations of tones and shifting of patterns, I tried to capture the something unpredictable and the menacing. Typhoon / 颱風 / Taifun Pastel on Paper 8.5” x 11” Completed in 2015 This painting is currently being exhibited at Expressions Gallery in Berkeley, in a show aptly titled "Into the Future". Originally posted on matthewfelixsun.com Other Related posts on Art · 文化 &midd... [more]
Last week, UC Berkeley's Berkeley Art Museum / Pacific Film Archive opened its new building to guest. Thursday was the gala opening day for donors; Friday, opening day for students; Saturday for members of the Museum/Archive; and Sunday, a community open house. I visited the Museum on 30 January, Saturday and it was nice to see so many members and their families and friends exploring the space and artworks on display. The place was full of excitement and high energy but the visitors d... [more]
Can a graphic novel inspired by Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex" successfully combine issues of race, sex and religion with pop culture imagery such as Archie Comics characters? You be the judge: DC Hampton Jacobs' "Oedipus Ram" concludes today @ The Pop Culture Cantina. [more]
Will actor and singer Ramsay Khalid Sharma find redemption or destruction? The answer is found in Act Nine of DC Hampton Jacobs' "Oedipus Ram", now online @ The Pop Culture Cantina. This penultimate installment pays tribute to early 1960s Girl Group The Shirelles. [more]
There's more tragedy in store for actor and singer Ramsay Khalid Sharma in TERROR, Act Eight of "Oedipus Ram"! DC Hampton Jacobs' new graphic novel pays tribute to 1960s exploitation cinema, specifically the 1964 Ann-Margret vehicle Kitten With A Whip. [more]
At 6:50 pm on opening night, a ladder is still out in the middle of the gallery floor. Frederick Guerrero stands nearby, co-founder of Slow Culture and co-organizer of the finale show at its current Highland Park spot, set to begin at his space in less than ten minutes: What A Time To Be Alive.
Atop the ladder sits Adi Rajkovic of Sunday gallery, who is busy helping to align a piece with floral lettering that will soon spell the phrase “SAY HER NAME,” as others around her either tidy up or ska... [more]
En el Rivismo, las Pinceladas Experienciales, constituyen la base de esta forma de expresión artística. Pinceladas que contienen experiencias vividas por; materiales, elementos, dispositivos y espacios, que tienen sus propios roles y que han sido testigos mudos de muchas situaciones protagonizadas por la presencia e intervención de personas.
En las composiciones del Rivismo, cada pincelada está cargada de sus propias vivencias y experiencias materiales, y n... [more]
OEDIPUS RAM is a story with music, dance, comedy, drama, sex, violence and brilliant color! It all leads to an inevitable tragic ending. DC Hampton Jacobs' new graphic novel is inspired by the famous Greek tragedy OEDIPUS REX. It will appear on Wordpress's Cartoons + Castanets blog in one week. [more]
Is the online graphic novel ready for an Asian male lead who's everything an iconic cartoon character should be but also a seriously flawed human being? Meet Ram Sharma, Thai/Indian star of the forthcoming feature OEDIPUS RAM! [more]
Ramsay Khalid Sharma and Donna Dante, stars of the forthcoming online graphic novel Oedipus Ram have connections to several Rock groups. One of them is The Hypsterz, from whose ranks New Archies lead singer Mal Hypster emerged. A new version of The Hypsterz figures into the latest cartoon production by DC Hampton Jacobs. [more]