The Hole

18 10 2011

Detective Sam Kelly is in the last days of a long career. His final assignment is to investigate Joe Mackenzie’s complaint that neighbours are dumping garbage down his well. Kelly soon discovers that many locals have vanished over the years. In every case the disappearances lead back to the mysterious hole in Mackenzie’s backyard.

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The Hole





Namiko Kitaura

18 10 2011

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I don’t know what to make of Namiko Kitaura. Is my sense of ‘lack of awe’ due to a cultural difference? Am I missing something? It’s not that I’m afraid of being made a fool of  by pretentious art. Its happened. I was a fool. But I’m skeptical of work that makes you think too much, that needs explanation. Education is okay. But there’s got to be some fun involved.

The healing pool

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Joan Miro

18 10 2011

Sometimes I’d wake up and would have happily strangled my mother. She was singing. And she was so damn cheerful about it. Joan Miro’s work is like that. Cheerful. I’m sure if you went to an art historian cheerful is not one of the words he would use to describe an artist. Well, then, Miro’s work sings. How’s that? And the images he uses. Its like putting funny faces on pictures of sperm. Some of it reminds me of John Lennon’s drawings. And Henri Rousseau innocents.

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