Archives for the month of: July, 2012

of art x 3

LACMA visit, always super fun, Los Angeles!

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E. George

cover one, publish date 10/16/12
Fall print issue release 11/17/12

e-sulferous occupation e g

”angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to
the starry dynamo in the machinery of night,”
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. from Howl

luminous bather

30″ x 40″ “Rotring” Inks on linen paper 1983

Haunted Hotel & Comic Con!

the Comic Con is up and so is The Haunted Hotel in SD’s Gaslamp through Sat night

  • The original 18″ x 24″ “Hotel” logo was hand inked on velum in 1993. It was then digitally updated in 2005 on my Mac. The illustration was made by taking photos of props and local architecture and then creating digitally. I’ve continued to be Art director and design sets for HH Inc. for the Hotel, Trail of Balboa Park and Screamzone this past 23 years.

 

Marlene Dietrich : Boys will be Boys

immersed  in words

brush and India ink  1990

i imerse myself in words

undulate in their mystery

my sleekness,

so charming

may i please you

your desires…

I think it maybe necessary to pronounce my feelings.

Summertime!

CLPTeensburgh: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Teen Services

You may have noticed we’re in the middle of a heat wave.  With no end in sight, Mother Nature is telling us (not so subtly) that summer is here.  The dog days never fail to get me humming one song in particular.

The song Summertime was written by George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward for the opera Porgy and Bess.  The opera which was based on a book and play by Heyward was originally performed in 1935.  Porgy and Bess depicts the lives of African Americans living in the fictional Catfish Row section of Charleston South Carolina.  The portrayal of these characters has drawn controversy over what some see as racist stereotypes.  Despite Porgy and Bess’ controversial story, there is no denying the impact of its music.

Summertime is one the most covered songs ever with over 33,000 recorded versions. Summertime’s origins are firmly in opera with some of the…

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triptych sr

four figures entered the dream

two of which had but one face

as a group we traveled towards a spring

our thirst the only bond