Seeing the recent discovery of a WPA mural during construction at the University of Vermont inspired me to write this brief overview for Art & Object.
Here you will find postings of recent public readings, reviews of theatrical performances that I've written for Burlington Vermont's Flynn Theater blog, along with other articles as they appear in various publications throughout the year. Occasionally I'll toss in a link to something of interest to writers, artists, and filmmakers that was not written by me.
While I've written about the innumerable films made about history's "great" male artists filmmakers have been reluctant to explore the lives of women artists. However, after some digging, I can offer a small selection in my most recent Watch This/Not That feature for Art & Object. Check it out here:
Had great fun reviewing MFA Boston's Gender-Bending Fashion exhibition for Art & Object. Thanks to my dear friend and MFA staffer Carolyn Cruthirds, I got the insider's view of this timely show the last time I was in Boston. I'm open to arguments about whether or not fashion deserves a place inside the hallowed halls of the MFA.
Now available by Wagon Bridge Publishing this anthology of fiction, nonfiction and poetry contains a shorter version of my essay What’s Love Got to do With It? that was originally published in full in the literary journal Orson’s Review. Some may prefer the shorter read. It can be ordered here: http://www.wagonbridgepublishing.com
The regional modernist, Harold Weston was another discovery afforded me through my writing about art and culture. My review of his exhibition at Vermont's Shelburne Museum was published today in Art & Object.
My latest Watch This / Not That featured in Art & Object. I always discover new films and artists while working on these articles.
So pleased to have my essay What’s Love Got To Do With It? selected as the only nonfiction piece to appear in this edition of the literary journal Orson’s Review:
I’ve known Ondi since she was a student at Yale. It was great reconnecting in this interview for Art & Object:
A mixed review of the films of French documentary maker Raymond Depardon published in the winter edition of Documentary Magazine.
This comment about my writing from the editor of Adelaide Literary Magazine made my day.
"I would like to thank you for your contribution and to invite you to continue publishing in the Adelaide Literary Magazine. Your writing is expressive, mature, and multi-layered, and it was my particular pleasure to bring it to readers."
Here's my essay titled Going Hunting:
They also publish in print. You can order a copy on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1949180441/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1542478294&sr=1-1&keywords=ADelaide+Literary+Magazine+No.18+November+2018
Here's my latest review in Art New England of New England Now, an intelligently curated exhibition full of surprises at the Shelburne Museum:
It was a pleasure being interviewed by Garrett Dennert, nonfiction editor for Orson's Publishing. My essay, "What's Love Got to do With It?" will be appearing in their spring 2019 issue.