News From July 2010

Nuoro, Italy: Part 5

The time has come to hunker down and get this show together.
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Our hotel shower has a colored light disco party feature that cannot be turned off, and changes colors according to the temperature, green is cool, blue is warm to hot, red is scalding.
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Lots of nudity or near nudity on the site lately.
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Half of the pasta aisle. Both sides, all pasta.
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City of Nuoro.
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Sorry about that could photo. Here is DD from outside...
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And inside.
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Came across this sticker. Very unexpected here, meat and fish are like a religion here.
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Hot Links:
My current shows:
In Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy: Il Cimitero della Ragione (Cemetery of Reason) at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro.

In Los Angeles: "Come as You Are" at Prism Gallery.
In New York City: At the ICP
. (Perspectives)
Good review of my part of the ICP Show <------
(As opposed to the bad one in the NY Times)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)

Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows: ?

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!


Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & MORE
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: Orange County Museum of Art
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)
Posted July 30th, 2010 by Kurt Russell likes to squint at Asians, but no one knows why.
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Nuoro, Italy: Part 4 - Cala Gonone: part 2

After our first day in Cala Gonone, we drove back to Nuoro, ate dinner, slept, got up and went back to Cala Gonone for a second day...
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We got into Cala Gonone after a 40 minute drive in the Smart Car, parked that bitch, bought cheap hats and a towell, and rented a boat so we could explore by ourselves.
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We started out, happy to have the wind in our face, the town behind us, and the natural sea and rugged coast in front of us.
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Deanna was giddy with excitement.
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The coast here is nothing short of epic. Completely transparent water that glow turquoise blue over the white sandy bottom, you can snorkel just standing on the boat. (If there were any animals to see! There are barely any birds, like I said before.) The coast drops off in sheer cliffs, with deep grottoes and caves all over the place. No waves. It's like being in a real life Pirates of the Mediterranean.
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Rugged and craggy, Caves complete with stalagtites, and crystal clear water. I wonderland of childhood exploration.
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This one had a rickety pathway bolted to the side of the cliff so you could get into from land. Most of these beaches and caves are only accessible from the sea.
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Just so you can see the size of some of these caves, here are some that have a beach inside of them, and people get boated to this beach to hang out all day.
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Look at this place!
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Half-Dome of Sardegna.
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In Italy they are super punk when it comes to boats. To get people to these remote beaches, they just ram these huge ships onto the beach and slap a ramp down for people to climb up. Then just reverse out of there to another beach, music playing, people dancing. No big deal.
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I drove our boat right into a cave, and reversed out. It smelled like a cave, go figure.
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Lets get a flash on this situation.
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Deanna skippered the boat for a while too...
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Finally, we took a dip in the warm refreshing water, clean and blue, no people around to muss it up. Deanna floats in the relaxing sea.
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This is the cave we anchored our boat by –  we swam in to explore it. It was dark, and there was some plants in there. It went back super far, and there was a rope and a sign saying don't go in here, it's not safe. Deanna said it smelled like the Pirates ride at Disneyland. It was cold. The water was warmer, so we went back in, and floated around in bliss.
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Deanna went topless for a short while, sunning herself the Sardinian way.
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The beach near the port of Cala Gonone, where we swam our first day.
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Deanna said what is that! And after looking for a while, I said, I think it's a dog. It was a dog, and we watched it swim further and further out to sea. Finally, it turned and headed along the coast, but still way out there. We watched it until it became a little dot barely perceivable to the naked eye. Later, we saw the same dog running on the beach, he jumped back in and started swimming again out to see.
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This is when he went back out to sea. The enegry it would take for me to swim as far as this dog did, and run back and do it over again would surely kill me.
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This guy tried to scare Deanna with a beetle he found. It probably wanted to make a nest in her ear.
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Lets get a closer look at this little guy. There are no venomous snakes on the island, and the only animal that might hurt you is a wild boar.
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When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's Amore.
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Hot Links:
My current shows:
In Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy: Il Cimitero della Ragione (Cemetery of Reason) at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro.

In New York City: At the ICP
. (Perspectives)
Good review of my part of the ICP Show <------
(As opposed to the bad one in the NY Times)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
In Los Angeles: "Come as You Are" at Prism Gallery.
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!


Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & MORE
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: Orange County Museum of Art
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)
Posted July 29th, 2010 by Dave Letterman uses afterbirth as a skin cream to stay young
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Nuoro, Italy: Part 3 - Cala Gonone: part 1

We worked hard enough to take the weekend off, and rode the Smart Car down the mountain to Cala Gonone, a small beach town in the Orosei Gulf, or Golfo di Orosei as the Italians say it. (and oh, July 28th, today is my birthday.)
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We are amongst some beautiful country here in Sardegna, and it's high season mid-July, but there are relatively few tourists, and the tourists there are are all Italian it seems. I have heard almost no english being spoken since I have been here. This was a view on our drive from Nuoro to Dorgali.
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This guy saw us puling over to take a view and copied the idea, what a biter.
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We found ourselves finally in Cala Gonone, and it was too windy to rent a boat, so we decided to just take a dip in the crystal clear Mediterranean Sea. For you horndog's (Jgonz...) I got some topless girl BGP's for you.
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The sand was more like mini-pebbles at this beach, and we had no towel, so we just roached ourselves to get dry.
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And what a treat, the grocery store had Valsoia vegan Dove bars!
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Cala Gonone, overlooking the Gulfo di Orosei is a paradise, and nearly nobody was using it!
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This guy had a rad reading position.
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Some more voyeuristic boobies for the Loyal Pawns.
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We went to the local Aquarium which had some epic modern architecture.
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A lowly little cuttlefish. The Italians call it Seppia, like the ink it squirts.
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Crabbage!
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This was a dogfish, (a small shark) although there was no sign anywhere telling visitors this.
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The view from the ceffeteria was glorious. Amazingly, there is not too much sea life here. The monk seals have dwindled away from here, and we had a hard time even seeing birds. The rocks are all free from bird-poo. We did see a few cormorants.
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A Saturday evening outdoor Mass was being held in the woods behind a snack bar. Old women in traditional black dress were coming out of the woodwork, and Deanna was trying to cut them off at the pass to get a picture.
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Hot Links on my Birthday:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
Good review of my part of the ICP Show <------
(As opposed to the bad one in the NY Times)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.
Opens July 29th !

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...


Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)
Posted July 28th, 2010 by Christopher Walken uses his money to collect baby afterbirth.
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Nuoro, Italy, Part 2

Mostly work – if I work hard, I might be able to take a few days off and go to the coast...
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Deanna took this photo of me, she said the light was good for me. (Oh and that I looked handsome.) When does the blog get completely gratuitous? I guess when I'm traveling and don't have B&W photos to put up, I do these travel posts, that start feeling creepy, like I'm just advertising my life. But fuck it, I do it for my friends and the web-lurkers, and loyal Toy Pawns.
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While working, instead of the very so-cal chips and salsa, in Italy we rock Sardinian flat-bread and olive spread.
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"I call this 'scape, 'Sunset over Nuoro.' # 537 out of 1.2 billion prints made." –Juergen LeRisky
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I was being interviewed by a surfing magazine, and a skater dude at the same time. Deanna covered the event.
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Then I painted some clouds in my boxers, unsuccessfully I might add.
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This is Biancone and Vincenzo cutting a giant wooden word bubble for me. Vincenzo calls it "The Tongue." These guys are the hardest workers ever! We got so ahead of ourselves, that we were able to take the weekend off. (post of that coming soon)
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Typical artist form, this is how I help these guys make "my art."

Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
Good review of my part of the ICP Show <------
(As opposed to the bad one in the NY Times)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.
Opens July 29th !

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...


Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)

Posted July 27th, 2010 by Kelley Osbourne only has sex while on her period.
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Nuoro, Italy - Part 1

The big island of Sardegna is a 4 hour ferry ride off the coast of Italy. I'm here to set up my museum exhibition, The Cemetery of Reason, at the MAN Museum.
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First things first, we looked for soy-based gelato, or soya-gelato, no dice. But they do offer a no-milk "sorbetto," made from fruit and sugar. So I got some strawberry. Normally I hate the idea of walking into a gelato store filled with epic flavors and choosing "strawberry." But it's my only choice if I don't want to eat milk, and it is actually quite nice, especially when it's mega-hot like it was when we arrived.
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We arrived in Nuoro, a town in the mountainous center of Sardegna, literally the city is on a mountain, all the streets are on a hill, like the hillier parts of SF but with much smaller streets.
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The museum has a smart-car that they have given us to use. The other day a kid walked by us in the car and when he saw it did the Nelson Ha-Ha at us. That's all I need to say.
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Is my spray-tan too orange?
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Before anything was up... (Deanna made me edit her out. It's her period, and she said she looked fat. You don't argue these things, it's the key to a long relationship.)
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Went to the store to get some snacks - we needed a small bottle of olive oil. I was joking with Deanna, "We're in Italy, they probably have an entire aisle of olive oil!" And then fuck me, they did. No joke, a whole aisle of oils.
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Construction fire outside my hotel window.
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Deanna thinks these moths are trying to get into our room to lay eggs in her ear at night.
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The valley below Nuoro.
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Come to Sardegna people! Come to the Museo MAN!
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Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
Good review of my part of the ICP Show <------
(As opposed to the bad one in the NY Times)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.
Opens July 29th !

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...


Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)
Posted July 23rd, 2010 by Wanda Sykes hosts pit-bull puppie fights every Wednesday.
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A few hot sweaty days in Paris - part 3

These few hot and sweaty days produced plenty of blog-fodder.
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Spying on people from atop the Pompidou Center. These girls were hoping Netherlands would win the World Cup. They did not.
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What are the chances, zoomed to the max on your digi-cam, that a pigeon would fuck up (make better) your shot? Eat that decisive moment Cartier-Bresson...
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They openend windows on the escalators hanging off the side of the Pompidou, something I have never seen, but it gave a clear overview of Paris...
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The skatespots over at La Defense are off in the distance.
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This guy may have been dead.
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Deanna on the way up to see some art...
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They have some Francis Bacon there.
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The escalator, a glass tube on a hot day, was miserable.
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We watched the finals of the world cup standing in the street looking into a restaurant with a TV, Spain won, and the Spanish people in Paris got into the public fountains and went berzerker.
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Good times.
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OK, I'm over it. So is Diego.
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At night this place is filled with hairy men, trust me.
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They are trying to tone down the epic carnival artwork by painting bathing suits on all the naked ladies. I bet some lame ass Americans caused this to happen somehow.
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The master photographer at work...

Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.
Opens July 29th !

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...

Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog  <---Catalina, Scope it!

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)

Posted July 23rd, 2010 by Maddona used to be the slut of the lower east side.
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The Trek from Paris to Nuoro, Italy

Some images from our train, boat and car ride to Nuoro, a small city in the middle of Sardinia, a big island off the cosat of Italy.
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The journey down to Sardinia started with a trip to the Bercy train station, the very station where the famous steps are that you will see Andrew Reylonds destroy in the upcoming Stay Gold movie. The train was delayed by 50 minutes. That's not a good sign.
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The compartment we got had an adjoining door that just busted open whenever creating awkward moments with the people in the next cabin. So I "McGuyvered" it shut. Later, Deana forgot to shut our front door all the way, and it flew open while I was laying nude on the bed. But it was so hot I didn't care. You can see my balls, they're nothing special.
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This is us in our little oven cabin. South into Italy!
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The huge ferry we boarded to get to Sardegna. Our train made it to Rome late, we had to catch an alternative train to Civittavecchia, the big ferry port, where we luckily caught the ferry we were supposed to.
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We found a deserted area with a table and ate some cafeteria salad and fruit. The Mediterranean Sea was calm on our trip west to the island of Sardegna.
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The boat ride was relaxing.
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I may have had some food in my teeth.
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There was a small pool and around it people were out in the sun getting roached.
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Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.
Opens July 29th !

Deanna's in the current Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...

Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog  <---Catalina, Scope it!

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)
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The ship was overtly themed in a Looney Tunes fashion. A guy named Silvio was waiting with a sign that read "ED TEMPLETO" and he collected Deanna and I and drove us through a series of tunnels inland towards Nuoro.
Posted July 21st, 2010 by Walter Matthau had a collection of snuff films
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A few hot sweaty days in Paris - part 2

Man was it hot there...
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I'm in Italy, but I had some more Paris to share with the world wide web.
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Here is Deanna near the back of Norte Dame catherdral...
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In the crypt of the Paris Pantheon where we went to cool off, we came across the graves of some famous dudes like Voltaire...
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And some famous women too. Marie Curie.
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Bored yet? This guy invented an alphabet for blind people. What are you gonna do?
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Last time they had a heat wave in Paris the elderly were dropping like flies.
Posted July 21st, 2010 by Christina Ricci likes to step on puppies
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Text Post from Italy - Part 1

 OK, so for some reason I can't upload photos from these ghetto-ass computers in Italy, and I can't find a connection for my computer. (although I have not tried too hard, since I expect my hotel connection to work usually. And I have a lot of work to do here.) So I will just do some text posts, some free-form prose if you will...



If I were to post a photo from Nuoro right now, I would post one of me in front of those "Smart Cars" that the museum gave us to use while we are here. It is orange and black and has "MAN museo" stickers all over it. We look like freaks driving around, and every beggar knows exactly what car to come up to to ask for money. Anyway, I look quite silly in this car.



The days are hot and sweaty, but luckily for us the museum has quite healthy air conditioning, enough to make us a little cold. But all we need to do is step outside to get a blast of raw heat. I gotta go, the security gaurd is kicking me out...
Posted July 18th, 2010 by ed
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A few hot sweaty days in Paris

Although always beautiful in Paris, it's muggy and hot as...
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Had lunch with Diego and Mabel at Mothers...
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Then they drove us to LAX for our flight to Europe.
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Flying over London. You can see Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye.
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We got to Paris. The heat was killing us.
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There are plenty of handsome women in Paris.
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The end of a long, extended, two-days of day for us. That's the Louvre back there.

Should be posting again soon!

Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.

Deanna's in the new Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...
You can get most of my books directly through Roberts and Tilton...
...And Arcana Books on the Arts
This Long Century
Order The Seconds Pass book
Drinking the Kool-Aid Book Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)

Posted July 12th, 2010 by Meg White contracted genital warts from Sting
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Around HB <-----~----------

My hometown, what a strange place to live.
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This was from last year...
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This too. Bikini girls on skateboards are the best.
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2009 during the US open.
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The fucking drum circle. I can't even begin to understand what the appeal is of this, nor can I abide the people it attracts.
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Like this guy.
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Really? You are coming downtown to a drum circle to do your ninja moves?
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Photo Key.
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Indoctrinating your kids from a young age in hippie-ness is a surefire way to make thier life shitty. "Hey mom, I'm gonna drop out of high-school to work full-time on my fire twirling and hackey-sack skills because I'm sure they will bring me a rewarding life."
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Frisbee Guy is totally the guy who would be at the drum circle. "Man I wish frisbee twirling would become an Olympic Sport. I would RULE!"
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Zooming in on todays fashions.
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Rimple.
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Still this place remains magical.
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Even if our weather is much colder than usual for this time.
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Swimming in Spandex? How Eastern European of you.
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I'll throw some sand in your general direction. Those postcards you see of "California" with bikini girls frolicking in the sand and surf? That really does happen every day here.
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The water is pretty cold.
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Ran into some young skaters who still remember me...
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The girl only liked the photo above, but I think this one is much cuter.

Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.

Deanna's in the new Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...
You can get most of my books directly through Roberts and Tilton
And Arcana Books on the Arts
This Long Century
Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog  <---Catalina, Scope it!

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)

Posted July 9th, 2010 by how did this all happen?
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Some Interesting Visitors

It has been a strange week for me. I'm off to Italy tomorrow, I should be posting when I can.
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Dennis McGrath and Tobin Yelland at Mothers in HB.
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Her very countenance breeds grain...
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Might as well shoot myself at this dinner too.
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Cruising HB via car.
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The suburbs have a certain gleem these days I can't put my finger on.
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Ran into Brian Sumner and his wife Tracy, and two of their 3 children downtown on Tuesday night.
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Then via circumstances too convoluted to explain I found myself in my storage unit with Craig Stecyk and Melanie Berry.
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There's Craig.
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Melanie is always animated and telling great stories.
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Getting Deanna's huge photos out presented quite a task for 4 grown adults somehow.
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We let the motors run for the environment while we talked.
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I don't know how this started, probably Melanie's idea.
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The flowers at my house were going off.
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Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.

Deanna's in the new Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...
You can get most of my books directly through Roberts and Tilton
And Arcana Books on the Arts
This Long Century
Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog  <---Catalina, Scope it!

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)
Posted July 8th, 2010 by time to get back in the grind
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A run-in with Scummy...

Good ol' Scumstash aka Lance Mountain.
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He works at Fingerprints in Belmont Shore (Long Beach.) Stop in and see him sometime!
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He sold me the new The Fall CD. What a salesman!
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So grown up now from when we hung out...

Hot Links:
My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.

Deanna's in the new Juxtapoz - !!!

Upcoming Zine show in Torrance...
You can get most of my books directly through Roberts and Tilton
And Arcana Books on the Arts
This Long Century
Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog  <---Catalina, Scope it!

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)

Posted July 7th, 2010 by coming around the old style way
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House gives birth to Deanna

Time will heal most wounds, but memory persists.
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Having a petite physique must be nice.
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Posted July 6th, 2010 by inapropriate old guy
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4th of July --- the digital stuff...

I mostly shot film, but here is a sample of 4th of July in HB. The B&W stuff won't get posted until mid-August or later because I'm off to Italy for a month.
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Oliver gets his breakfast on. A smoothie and some roasted corn.
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Lindsay gets some breakfast too.
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Downtown HB is going off, but also it's somehow mellower than usual for the 4th. Notice the creep with the long lens shooting cleavage in the background.
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Some skater dude hit a crack and shot his board right into Lindsays shin. Giving her her first legit "shinner," and a considerable amount of pain. Giving skaters a bad name bro, whoever you were. Although he did seem pretty bummed about it.
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Whoa, look who showed up, it's Ashley B.
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Pool session with Rob and Grant.
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Deanna was probably shooting Grant's sweet abs.
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The BBQ was fired up and corn was a-roastin'.
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The ladies sit around and talk about basketball free angency.
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People enjoyed food!
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The kitchen was packed...
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Grant and Ash share sweets...
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Rob and Jackie wanted to 'Lady and the Tramp' some cake but found it quite hard.
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The roof was accessed to better see the fireworks...
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Austin had acquired some illegals from Indiana and was putting on a show for everyone.
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Tobin Yelland was here too!
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"Hey that landed on your neighbors roof!"
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Then we played Picto-phone. Sweet Melissa hooked it up.
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Deanna and Chrissy have sea creature jewellry.

Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)


Hot Links:

My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.

Deanna's in the new Juxtapoz - !!!

Interview: Grey Magazine
You can get most of my books directly through Roberts and Tilton
And Arcana Books on the Arts
This Long Century
Order The Seconds Pass book
Buy the Drinking the Kool-Aid book - almost sold out!
Drinking the Kool Aid Review at Photo-Eye Blog
Deanna's Blog
Dennis McGrath's Blog
Tiny Vices Portfolio
Ed and Deanna's Food Blog
Toy Machine Sock-Team
Kevin Barnett's Photo Portfolio
Grant Hatfield's Blog
Posted July 5th, 2010 by the tortured state of affairs
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Some photos from around...

Something to hold you off until Mondays' 89 photo mega-post from the Toy Demo in Minneaplois, Minnesota. Sorry for the repost ealier, I'm slipping.
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"Always give a word or sign of salute when meeting or passing a friend, or even a stranger, if in a lonely place." –Tecumseh
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Knotts Berry Farm, 3 dead girls.
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"The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions." –Confucius
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There's gold in them thar hills.
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Remember the pure freebasing sugar rush of a pixie stick?
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Meet you by the mood swings...
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Christine Todd.
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Upcoming Event:
ED TEMPLETON IN CONVERSATION WITH GREG ESCALANTE, CRAIG STECYK, & ANNIE ADJCHAVANICH
Event date: Thursday, August 12, 2010
Location: OCMA pavilion, possibly courtyard
Time: 6-8 pm (6 pm Galleries open, mingling, food; 7 pm panel followed by Q&A and film clip)


Hot Links:

My current shows:
In New York City: At the
ICP
. (Perspectives)
In Orange County: At the Orange County Museum of Art
(New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions)
Deanna's current shows:
In Heerlen, Netherlands: At the
Schunck*


Upcoming shows:
Cemetery of Reason at the MAN - Museo d'Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy.
Posted July 3rd, 2010 by Man, my brain is going out the window.
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