Just Genie

“Rockstar-2001” “Once in a while, an artist comes along with whom you feel an instant connection. Genie McChane is one of those artists. A devotee of assemblage, photography, collage and book arts, her work is intriguing and welcoming. It reaches... Read More

03/03/2004

Journeys: Morocco

“Essaouira is a beautiful fishing village on the Atlantic coast of Morocco not too far from Marrakech. The sea walls are castellated with various turrets and round windows like this. The story goes that Jimi Hendrix wrote the song “Castles... Read More

03/03/2004

First Car

“My first car was a 1936 Chevrolet sedan. I bought it in 1956 for thirty-five dollars. When I drove it home, my father took a very brief look at it and told me to take it back and get my... Read More

03/03/2004

Tobacco as Evidence

“I have been guilty of several monographs. They are all upon technical subjects. Here, for example, is one “Upon the Distinction between the “Ashes of the Various Tobaccos”. In it I enumerate a hundred and forty forms of cigar, cigarette,... Read More

03/03/2004

Maya Angelou

"Art is not a luxury. The artist is so necessary in our lives. The artist explains to us, or at least asks the questions which must be asked. And when there’s a question asked, there’s an answer somewhere. I don’t... Read More

03/03/2004