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Art & Culture

The most enduring elements in any society are those of self-expression through paintings, music, sculpture, architecture and literature. Our art is the mirror through which we see ourselves, reflecting back to us the way we think, what we believe, and how we feel about and interpret the world around us. And its through these achievements that future generations come to understand the ones that came before. 
We love art, in all its forms — it’s exciting, fun, and often provocative.  We strive to bring to you works that you won’t find anywhere else, and we hope you enjoy our selections. 

Art & Culture

The World’s Most Unusual Man

No bindings to social norms for Mr. Hearn {Author’s note: There are several words in this article which may prove an annoyance to the genteel ear. Please be forewarned!} Down through the ages...

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All Hail the Newest Rock Stars!

The times they are a changing Bulletin: There is a New Generation of Rock stars Hint: They are not Rock and Rollers at all Move over Beyoncé, step aside Lady GaGa, the Weekend not you either, not...

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Photography as Art?

It used to be, but the medium has evolved away from its roots. Photography, as we knew it as young people, has come to a serious fork in the road and needs to stand up again, make choices and...

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Rene Magritte

Surrealist painter or visual poet? Several days ago, while chatting with a friend we broached the subject of  who is the greatest artist ever. We used the term ‘artist’ to mean painter. Now this chap...

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Challenges in Portrait Painting

Robin Wellner – Experimenting with colors and brushstrokes Robin Wellner was born in Morristown, NJ in 1952. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Southwestern Louisiana, and continued her...

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Artists on Iphones

Perspectives of artist Marsha Hammel. So you can get to know Marsha better, we’ve conducted a brief interview with her using only  a simple iPhone 6+. We’ll be running “Artists on...

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First Edition Books

Why…What for…How Much? A first edition is the first run of a book or other printed matter that comes from the printer.  It’s that simple, or is it? As quoted on eBay : “First editions...

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Artist Paul Hastings

From Hyper-realism to Surrealism, Paul Hastings covers both, and everything in between. North Carolina native Paul Hastings has been creating incredibly vividoil paintings for the past 18 years. His...

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Playing the Banjo…

And Changing My Life. I was born in New York City and grew up on that small island that was purchased from several groups of Native Americans for a pile of breads and a bag full of fake jewelry. I...

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Comic Books

If you want Great Art, and Great Value Potential… buy a Comic Book! We all have heard the stories about how your mother threw out your baseball cards that would have been worth millions today. Get...