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MAY
07
Narrative Collective Inaugural Reading
Posted May 7th, 2015 @ 4:30 pm EST

I've met with a group of writers for greater part of this past year, every week. We're reading from the work that we've produced on May 16 at the Goat Farm Arts Center Warhorse Cafe. Want to come?...   »


AUG
29
art:DBF With BurnAway: In Conversation with Lilly Lampe
Posted August 29th, 2014 @ 5:32 pm EST

Tomorrow, at the Decatur Book Festival, I'll be in conversation with art critic Lilly Lampe at the BurnAway tent (booth 326/327). As part of art:DBF and BurnAway's annual print publication, we'll discuss art writing and art criticism as a part of the onli...   »


AUG
08
Gratitude Road
Posted August 8th, 2014 @ 2:15 pm EST

Under/Over/On has reached capacity for its debut in Atlanta at the High Museum on Saturday, 8/23. The community's response to us has been unexpected and wide-reaching, and we are as humbled by your hospitality as we are galvanized by it. Batdorf &...   »


JUL
30
The Soft Launch of Storybuilding & Under/Over/On
Posted July 30th, 2014 @ 3:55 pm EST

As many of you know, I've been at work on an online presence for my privately taught creative writing classes. I've named the overarching company Storybuilding, and I've created its parent website. It's in beta! I'd love for you to take a look at it: www....   »


JAN
30
Syzygy and Rauschenberg as Syntax
Posted January 30th, 2014 @ 8:19 pm EST

Yesterday a new client played a jazz song for me called Syzygy with a pianist named Kirkland who he admired. He was trying to communicate the kind of jagged, improvised sentences he likes to write. Short. Long. Short. Duhduh. Boom. It was awesome. The mom...   »


JAN
23
Rossetti's Prized Blake Manuscript
Posted January 23rd, 2014 @ 5:49 pm EST

I saw Maria Popova's piece on Blake's gorgeous illustrations of Dante's Divine Comedy, and it prompted me to troll the internet for a digitized version of Blake's notebook that Rossetti bought for 10 shillings in 1847. Rossetti adored it, and it led him i...   »


NOV
27
Lizzie Siddal on Stage
Posted November 27th, 2013 @ 6:14 pm EST

I hoped this play would succeed in the wake of so many mediocre television and movie scripts about this very topic. Has anyone gone to see it? I would love to know if you agree with Gardner's review:"What lifts it above the ordinary is a superb performanc...   »


NOV
23
Rossetti Sets Record at Auction
Posted November 23rd, 2013 @ 6:06 pm EST

This came over the transom a few days ago. Dante Gabriel Rossetti's Proserpine went for 3,274,500 ($5,274,892 USD) at a Sotheby's auction in London this past week, which set a record for the artist. Grant Ford, the head of the house's British & Irish...   »


OCT
05
Bromance: Millais and Hunt
Posted October 5th, 2013 @ 6:37 pm EST

This press release from Bonhams about the Millais ring is priceless. Holman Hunt had the signet ring "engraved with his initials combined with an M (for Millais). Inverted the monogram turns into the letters PB (for Pre-Raphaelite)." The sardonyx ring poi...   »


OCT
04
Annie Miller Portrait
Posted October 4th, 2013 @ 6:48 pm EST

It's hard to understand Rossetti's inconsistency as an artist, but here is an example of the power he could exert when he made the time to do so....   »


OCT
03
We're Living in a Freelance World
Posted October 3rd, 2013 @ 1:51 am EST

This terrifies and inspires. We're all headed toward the freelance lifestyle according to the media.Image compliments of Graphic Design Degree Hub...   »


SEP
30
Tiny Start
Posted September 30th, 2013 @ 12:01 am EST

As mentioned in earlier posts, I have followed 99u.com and its culture for the last six months. From Mark McGuinness's post today, I discovered a wisdom nugget on creative tinkering in the pull quote (a rarity in the mid-page white space for bold font):"B...   »


SEP
23
Twitter 101 for Artists
Posted September 23rd, 2013 @ 2:13 pm EST

I led a workshop at School of Visual Arts in June for artists trying to harness social media. Tiffany Blount taped and edited the seminar, and it's now available for free on iTunesU. Take a look at the Q&A (it's a separate video) if you have a questio...   »


SEP
19
Another Rossetti Discovered
Posted September 19th, 2013 @ 3:44 pm EST

I don't know why I'm surprised. But it's thrilling every time. Rossetti's undocumented images seem to emerge every few months. This sketch of Alexa Wilding, one of his less interesting models, was found on the back stairs of a country house. Image: Photo...   »


APR
10
How-Toism: Behance's Manage Your Day-to-Day
Posted April 10th, 2013 @ 5:59 pm EST

A box of these arrived in our office for an upcoming event, and while I typically avoid how-to/creative self-help, I find Behance's Action Method Dot Journal and Action Notebooks so worth their cost ("The light geometric dot matrix serves as a subtle guid...   »


APR
09
Social Media 101 for Artists
Posted April 9th, 2013 @ 3:55 pm EST

Last week, I presented a social media workshop to the School of Visual Arts community. The Slideshare presentation is below. I'd love to hear any feedback that you may have. 2013 SVA Social Media 101 for Artists from suzannemozesPhoto Source: turbule...   »


APR
10
Rossetti Portrait of Jane Morris Discovered
Posted April 10th, 2012 @ 3:24 pm EST

Rossetti's previously unknown "Salutation of Beatrice" will go up for auction in May. The Telegraph reports:"The highest price for Rossetti is the 2.6 million paid by Australian collector, John Schaeffer, in 2000 for a pastel drawing of Jane Morris entitl...   »


MAR
30
SUBSCRIBE Now Added
Posted March 30th, 2012 @ 5:41 pm EST

Look left, over yonder. My excellent web designer has added a new feature to the site so that you can subscribe to my blog and soon-to-be-developed newsletter chock full of reading recommendations, SM news, and timely events of which I may or may not be a...   »


MAR
26
Uncovering a Tombstone
Posted March 26th, 2012 @ 12:51 pm EST

An art teacher discovered Ford Madox Brown's tombstone in Islington overrun with vegetation, and he helped launch a "Ford Madox Brown grave improvement appeal." I couldn't help but feel stirred by the bit of quirky news. Can we hope that a stranger would...   »


MAR
02
A 'reality to rub against'
Posted March 2nd, 2012 @ 1:37 pm EST

I've spent the last two weeks scanning thousands of articles from major international newspapers that published stories on Rossetti and his cohort of Pre-Raphaelites in the last thirty years. The exercise would, I hoped, lead me to understand how the popu...   »


FEB
20
Could there be a Pre-Raphaelite Pop Culture Renaissance Afoot?
Posted February 20th, 2012 @ 6:26 pm EST

Dinah Roe, author of The Rossetti's in Wonderland, suggests the "proliferation of articles on the Pre-Raphaelites is an indication of the growing excitement around the 2012 Tate Britain Exhibition, but whatever the reason, its hard not to notice the sudde...   »


FEB
10
Desiderium
Posted February 10th, 2012 @ 5:42 pm EST

desiderium, n. An ardent desire or wish; a longing, properly for a thing once possessed and now missed; a sense of loss. (Etymology:  Latin = longing, sense of want, desire, < stem of dēsīderāre)In the most recent issue of The New Y...   »


DEC
13
Ford Madox Brown Seraphs Recovered
Posted December 13th, 2011 @ 4:55 pm EST

I know this is old news (AUGUST!), but I'm still thinking about the small item. The painting, "The Seraph's Watch," by Ford Madox Brown which was believed to be lost, went on display for the first time in 115 years this past September at t...   »


NOV
21
Who Is Charles Lutwidge Dodgson?
Posted November 21st, 2011 @ 2:57 pm EST

He is Lewis Carroll of Alice In Wonderland. And he was one of Rossetti's cohort. And the Tate Liverpool has an exhibit on right now dedicated to "[exploring] the influence of Lewis Carroll's timeless novels on the visual arts, from its publication ov...   »


NOV
20
A New Exhibit? A New Exhibit!
Posted November 20th, 2011 @ 6:39 pm EST

I've been in the process of planning a trip to London next spring (granted one needs funds for something like this). BUT: the Tate is opening new exhibit next September that relates directly to my book's thesis: Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde. The...   »


NOV
18
Doling Out Career Advice to Aspiring Editors
Posted November 18th, 2011 @ 2:22 pm EST

The incomparable Travel + Leisure Assistant Editor Kathryn O'Shea Evans visited my high school classroom. This is what she opened with:No-brainer career advice that should be obvious, but isn't:1.     When you're reporting a story, get...   »


NOV
07
A Review of Faxon's Reissue
Posted November 7th, 2011 @ 1:15 pm EST

A well-written review of Alicia Craig Faxon's reissue of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The reviewer, Bob Duggan, addresses replicas in Rossetti's work: Perhaps the worst misconceptions swirl about the works of Rossettis late periodthe voluptuous pin-up girls of...   »


JUL
10
Rossetti as Obsessive Collector
Posted July 10th, 2011 @ 9:10 pm EST

In The Observer's review of Jacqueline Yallop's Magpies, Squirrels and Thieves: How the Victorians Collected the World, I was delighted that the writer highlighted Rossetti's compulsive hoarding tendencies for bric-a-brac as well as for exotic menagerie a...   »


JUN
11
Christie's Sells a Rossetti Study of Janie
Posted June 11th, 2011 @ 7:09 pm EST

Christie's has priced this 9.75 x 8.5 inch pencil drawing of Jane Morris at about $64,000 to $97,000 USD. Lachesis: Study of Jane Morris seated in a chair sewing shows care in shading that isn't typical of Rossetti (he didn't have a lot of patience when i...   »


JUN
01
New Wallpaper for this Blog
Posted June 1st, 2011 @ 2:51 pm EST

If 6/1 is the new 1/1, I'm revamping my landing page. During my rainy mid-year eval, I heretofore resolve to bump up my poorly-updated blog to a regularly-refreshed one. Low expectations are key to blogging - the quick turnover rate does not come naturall...   »


JUN
08
Canada Confidential
Posted June 8th, 2010 @ 9:03 am EST

Its official: Our neighbor to the north has never been more deserving of the worlds attention. T+L brings you the lowdown on four urban hot spots, from Montreal and Quebec City to Toronto and Vancouver....   »


NOV
26
A Work In Progress: A Burlesque Teaser
Posted November 26th, 2009 @ 6:36 pm EST

I'm sorry I've been slow on the blogging front. After months of interviews, and months of watching pasties fly in all directions, I'm now behind my desk making it come alive again on the page. I've been working on a longform profile of a burlesque dancer....   »


OCT
24
"I Don't Read Grape Juice ...
Posted October 24th, 2009 @ 2:17 pm EST

I read wine," said Lawrence Weschler at a lecture on "Paradoxes of Form and Freedom in Longform Narrative Nonfiction." Among countless other witticisms that Weschler uttered on Wednesday night, this one resounds with me days later. He was referring to mem...   »


OCT
03
Viva Burlesque
Posted October 3rd, 2009 @ 9:45 pm EST

I'm in the process of profiling one of these women for the next two months. Work has levity again. The interviewing process is lively, intellectual, and like burlesque, "funnysexy-sexyfunny."...   »


SEP
25
"A Dry Fire Eats You"
Posted September 25th, 2009 @ 12:17 pm EST

There's this place in New York City where poets go, next to Battery Park, with floor-to-ceiling windows that look across the rocky waves out to the Statue of Liberty. It's free to work, to read, to write in the open stacks. The little haven down by the ri...   »


SEP
20
How To: Procure Free Art Work
Posted September 20th, 2009 @ 12:43 pm EST

In an effort to bring several of my worlds together, or rather make them collide, I invited my New York contingent over last night for mojitos. Theme? Bad fashion. Why? Because I didn't want to shop for a new dress, and more importantly, aside from the so...   »


JUL
16
Barefoot Haircuts
Posted July 16th, 2009 @ 1:37 am EST

This afternoon I set up shop in a friend's backyard with an aluminum chair, extension cord, and a pair of blunt scissors. Barefoot and under the sun, I sheared boy-hair like the salad days of university. They say that petting dogs reduces blood pressure....   »


JUN
01
How I Imagine Myself
Posted June 1st, 2009 @ 12:20 pm EST

Minus the blonde hair. Slash the heels. Replace the dress with cutoffs. Add a slouch to her posture. I love this image. Isn't it funny how we identify ourselves in pictures that really have nothing to do with ourselves? I don't own a typewriter (I want on...   »


MAY
04
Venice Beach, High & Low
Posted May 4th, 2009 @ 12:27 pm EST

Down the PCH from Malibu, Venice Beach is trashy and glorious all in one breath. The former canal-and-archway high-turned-low-turned-high-again real estate goldmine was the playground for Charlie Chaplin, the Dead, and America's first surfers--the ones wh...   »


APR
23
Wet Ink: San Francisco Treat
Posted April 23rd, 2009 @ 5:03 pm EST

"Hot new restaurants, cool hotels, and great galleries. We've found lots of reasons to leave your heart in San Francisco this spring."Shoutouts ...The Good HotelBar BambinoSerpentineBourbon & Branch...   »


JAN
14
Wet Ink: Art Throbs
Posted January 14th, 2009 @ 5:21 pm EST

A friend came up with this story idea. I loved the concept because hotels are constantly looking for ways in which to integrate local craftsmanship into the experience. From Paris to the Mexican Riviera, these hotels go out their way to give their guests...   »


 
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