May 1, 2020

This fabulously talented and great-spirited photographer that I first met at an Affordable Art Fair in NYC some years ago has started a new project and is looking for subjects. All that is required is that you email him. 

Barry Cawston is tremendously talented in his ch...

March 29, 2020

COVID19 has pushed me to engage new blood. I have always wanted to host other writers and post their view of the world as they see it.

Coronavirus will have a broad effect on people in the log run. Let's see if any of us survive this shit... First new writer up: Karlyn....

July 28, 2018

Amsterdam had great street art and graffiti. Photos to be added soon!

For the first time, I stayed the entire duration with friends. An additional first for me, I stayed the entire time in Amsterdam-Noord (Amsterdam North) near NDSM which meant I had to take a five-minu...

December 15, 2017

So the big question is why a gallery would ever remove an artist’s painting from the wall because a patron walks in and says it is derogatory towards women? Especially when it is not. Or even if it is. What happened to freedom of creative expression? This is exactly wh...

February 9, 2017

...artist Miche Watkins! I have a feeling that the red wine is chilled.

For more info on prices and buying artwork by artist, Miche, email me at I am her USA- and Western Hemisphere-based agent and social media curator.

October 22, 2016

Tonight at 6PM in Williamsburg Brooklyn will be a celebration of 10 years of Ad Hoc Art and Luna (AKA Katherine Lorimer) Park's new book (Un)sanctioned: The Art on New York Streets. The exhibition opens today and is not to be missed and will include my all-time persona...

September 6, 2016

I like this spot in Brooklyn... Check out one of Kustera Projects' art openings, "Bad Doctor" on Friday, September 9th, from 6-8PM. I am...Work by Eric Mistretta ...

June 9, 2016

So I am thinking about a meander through New York City on Sunday. This place is so fraught with possibilities that it is hard to figure out what to do first. I always start with the idea of food, like a place like ....oh, possibly just a bagel place is fine. I would st...

March 29, 2016


The picture speaks a thousand words.  




See you there! 





November 2, 2015


And then it was November. The chill is in the air. I have been watching more TV than I care to admit (in between working on law school applications). If Hillary Clinton does not stop wearing those, what I call, housenfrocken, I do not know what I will do. Although rec...

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History of Art, H.W. Janson
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The Gift of Fear, Gavin de Becker
Lost Girls, Robert Kolker
The Kalief Browder Story
The Secret Wife, Gill Paul
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