by Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
“Sigmar Polke Rides Again”, Collage, Copyright © 2014 Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
Swing your partner
Round and round
Go down swinging
Write your own ticket
Imagine civic engagement
as a party
Now dive into now
(Sucking wind) Read more
“Palette Of Light I”, Copyright © 2008 Devin McCawley
A spectacle of eyes transfixed by film
some third rate fifties black and white repeat.
Three minds imprisoned by the endless frames
Life is Now:
The Art and Music
of Michael Alan
by Mark McCawley
“Mostly figurative, and based on the performances, the drawings here suggest an artist enthralled by improvisation. Alan’s thread-like lines are manically impulsive; they barely go an inch without detouring. Short, jagged strokes, tiny loops, and quick arcs make jittery, skeletal outlines of distorted human forms. Hasty daubs of blues and pinks wrap the frames with translucent skin while also conveying the blur of movement. Alan loves motion…”
-Robert Shuster, The Village Voice, Tuesday, July 20, 2010
by Shannon Barber
Take the blade.
Her voice is smooth almost a monotone and the handle of her blade is cool against my sweating palm.
She watches me — my eyes directed to the left of the thing in my hand. I don’t tremble but my eyes shake.
I am so afraid.
Look at it. She doesn’t speak but I hear the command.