Friday, September 27, 2013

Rock the Bells hip hop festival cancelled - the end of an era?

Today, a friend mentioned to me that the Rock the Bells hip hop festival stops in DC and NJ was cancelled

Perhaps it was just a matter of poor promotion...but I suspect it's more than that.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Newman and the essence of artistic creativity

The first time I saw Barnett Newman's Onement 1 (1948), I voiced in abject perplexity, "what is it?" Little did I know that this was precisely the question Newman wanted me to ask, so he could answer, while stifling a chuckle, "it is...what it is."