When I originally published this posting in 2017 I wrote, “Foolish me……I’m going to weigh in and say yes, Confederate monuments should be moved from places of honor in our public forums and moved somewhere they can be given a context and studied for what they were and why they were erected in the first … More Back in 2017 I published a post on removing Confederate memorials, today I rewrote it.
What a week it’s been……..earlier this week I posted my father’s interview with Vivian Louise Aunspaugh and today its an interview with Otis and Velma Dozier who both passed away in 1987 and 88 respectively. My mother when she found the wire recording of my father’s interview with Miss Aunspaugh also came across an interview my father … More Voices in the past: Barney Delabano interviewing Otis and Velma Dozier
Portrait of Papa Hands down one of my all time favorite paintings and it happens to be by my Father. It’s his painting of his “Papa”. At one point the painting reminded me of Andrew Wyeth’s “That Gentleman,” also in the Dallas Museum of Art’s collection. My father would have scoffed at that notion but … More Portrait of Papa, Charles T. Bowling, and Otis Dozier
This piece has been on view at the Dallas Museum of Art for some time and I have visited it quiet often. I keep expecting to show up and finding it gone…….back into storage. Just like in my last blog where I posted a video that Texas A&M’s J. Wayne Stark Galleries produced about … More Family Portrait: 1963