The Saints of Jazz

21 10 2011

They began their careers in small clubs. And cat houses. In choirs. And minstrel shows. They were applauded. Made famous. At times they were loved. They made a lot of money and spent it. On booze. On drugs. On men. And became famous. Some died in small rooms without family. Some in the arms of their children. They were all different. They were the Saints of Jazz. And they loved to sing.

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Aviarium

21 10 2011

A very strange journey. Small life forms in a post apocalyptic landscape. The use of collage is predominate. I’m not sure about the music. But it gives a small picture of a nightmare.

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Colette Calascione

21 10 2011

Colette’s work, much of it, look like artifacts from the Victorian Age. Naughty artifacts. There is an innocence and blush about them. Reminds me of a set of cards the father, of a friend of mine, had. We used them for poker. (Thirteen year olds) It was difficult to focus on our hands. I both like and dislike Colette’s work. Really sitting on the fence with this artist. They are well mastered. But there is no edge to them. They are safe.

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