The attention recession meets the economic recession

We are living in uncertain times. The cost-of-living crisis is hitting consumers’ pockets, driven by rising fuel and food prices. The effects of the pandemic are still present, the global economy may be entering a recession, and the geo-political landscape is being increasingly shaped by conflict. All of this will impact the entertainment industries, but unlike other market sectors, entertainment

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Interview with Arthur Levine – Painting Perceptions

Interview by Grant Drumheller guest contributor

Arthur Levine is a painter (, former professor of Drawing Painting and Printmaking, and a longtime friend. I have known him since he and Petey Brown got together back in the 1980’s. I have always known him as a dedicated painter, repairing to his studio on the top floor of a brownstone in Park

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Chaotic Facial Markings Express the Wildly Varied Emotions


#mixed media
#Reen Barrera

September 16, 2022

Grace Ebert

All images © Reen Barrera, shared with permission

Growing up in the Phillipines in the 90’s, Reen Barrera would often repurpose scraps of fabric and wood into imaginative figures that became central to his play. The constructions were stand-ins for what the Filipino artist

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This Week in Astrology September 18-24

This Week in Astrology: September 18th to 24th, 2022


September 18-24, 2022

On this Page:

This week’s Moon
Planets in signs and by aspect
This week’s astrology calendar
Timing with the Moon
Romance & Relationship Report
Daily Trends

depiction of a last quarter moon as half white, half black

Last Quarter Moon

The LAST QUARTER MOON occurred last week on Saturday, September 17th, 2022, at 5:52 PM EDT

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This is not a blip

When change happens it often takes the perspective of looking back years, or even decades, later to appreciate just how meaningful that change was. Other times, it happens so fast that it can be difficult to appreciate its magnitude because people become desensitised to the perpetual torrent of bad news. It is the latter situation in which we find ourselves … Read More

Interview with Bill White – Painting Perceptions

I am grateful to this fabulous Virginia-based painter, Bill White for agreeing to participate in this email interview with me where he talks about his background and painting process as well as sharing some details from his long, dedicated engagement in painting from life and career in teaching painting at Hollins University.

Divided Light, 1999, 32×36 inches, oil on linen

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