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.
It was a fairly quiet Christmas holiday at the Delabano house. My wife left town to be with her Mother and extended family and I hunkered down in my studio. I was grateful to have the gift of time to allow my mind to wander and indulge my various interest in craft and play. Some people might … More Working up to 2017
One of my favorite artist has always been Constantin Brancusi. One of the highlights from our family trip to Europe when I was 18 was seeing Brancusi’s recreated studio at Musée National d’Art Moderne in Paris. It was recreated to appear as it did at Brancusi’s death, although the Musée National d’Art Moderne’s recreation … More The “Beginning of the World”….was once in the hands of my parents
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
I’ve been updating my website here recently and having been googling my name seeing what pops up. Today I came across a video posted on YouTube by Texas A&M’s J. Wayne Stark Galleries about my piece “Walking Man” that they have in their collection. It’s a delightful video where Amanda Cagle speaks at length and … More It’s like having an old friend suddenly show up