Posts Tagged ‘art and the nation within’

Art and the Nation Within (More)


January 28th, 2021 Posted 8:26 am

Art and the nation within has come up this week, possibly because art plays a role in It’s A Wonderful Woof, the Christmas/holiday Chet and Bernie novel coming after Tender Is The Bite. Thanks to Sheila Leavitt for sending this picture by Goya. Goya! Hard to find an equal, although an equal comes up in It’s A Wonderful Woof. Suppose that a famous but somewhat criminal painter from long ago had … well, enough of that, says Mrs. Publicist. “Tell them they can preorder! Both books! And sharing! Emphasize sharing!” “But,” I say, “I can’t just flat out say that.” She gives me a look and shakes her head.


Art and The Nation Within …


January 27th, 2021 Posted 8:09 am

… came up yesterday. Thanks to mlaiuppa for pointing us to Banksy:


Art and the Nation Within


May 6th, 2017 Posted 8:28 am

We had Banksy the last time we did this. Today, since Goya made an appearance here earlier this week – thanks for dropping by, Señor! – how about this one by him: The Dog.



Art and the Nation Within


October 26th, 2016 Posted 7:50 am

Spence: What do you think of the mysterious Banksy?

Admin: Thumbs up. And not just because of “You Complete Me”, but at least partly.

Spence: Should we do something with painters and the nation within?

Admin: There’ll be no end to it. (This Banksy work was at 24th St. and 6th Avenue in Manhattan in 2013, but may have been damaged since.)



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