The DMV’s Arts Tapestry

Gallery Beat By F. Lennox Campello The DMV’s Arts Tapestry I’ve often used the metaphor of referring to an “art scene” of a particular area as an “arts tapestry” – sort of like a quilt made of patches from different sources and materials.  Some patches are bigger than others, with more presence and impact on […]

I Wanna Go to an Art Fair!

By F. Lennox Campello I Wanna Go to an Art Fair! Last month I wrote how the Covidian monster still had us in its grip, and art galleries were still mostly online, etc.  Since then, although I’m not so sure the monster has changed, and although the President is still wearing two masks and tripping […]

Covid Casualties Continue

By F. Lennox Campello Covid Casualties Continue One of the art casualties of the Covidian Age has been a good and proper art review.  After all, reviewing an art show strictly online, while saving gas and also apparently saving the planet, is just not the same. But as of the writing of this article, the […]

Dear Artomatic… please come back in 2021!

By F. Lennox Campello   Dear Artomatic… please come back in 2021! That would be the best DMV sign that things are getting back to normal and the end of The Covidian Age. If you are an artist or art lover reading this post, then chances are that you already know what ARTOMATIC is and […]

Let’s Make a Deal….

Gallery Beat By F. Lennox Campello Let’s Make a Deal…. One of the benefits of living in this amazing age of great technology and nanoseconds-fast communications is how easy it is for someone to find you in Al Gore’s Internet.  With that easiness come all kinds of things associated with art, including how easy it […]

“Ending 2020”

“Ending 2020” By F. Lennox Campello “God is really only another artist,” once said Picasso, “He invented the giraffe, the elephant, and the ant. He has no real style. He just goes on trying other things.” 2020 has been a brutal year – one that will leave harsh memories in most minds on the planet […]

The Art of Chawky Frenn

By F. Lennox Campello The Art of Chawky Frenn There are artists to whom the creation of art is a very personal thing, often decipherable only to the artist. There are also artists who create art to cause a public reaction – this is often where the gimmick masters tend to flourish. There are artists […]

Artists Adapt in the Covidian Age

By F. Lennox Campello Artists Adapt in the Covidian Age As I have been hammering now for several issues, the Covidian Age has delivered significant shockwaves throughout the world, severely disrupting ancient business models all over the place. While it can be argued that the current art business model was somewhat invented in the 19th […]

Art Videos – Art or Entertainment??

Gallery Beat By F. Lennox Campello Art Videos – Art or Entertainment?? As the Covidian Age begins (to the dismay of newspaper editors all over New York and LA) to show signs of slowing down, I got to think about art stuff that I originally thought about decades ago, whenever some shiny “new” thing popped […]

Not Everyone Makes the Cut…These 10 Caught My Eye!

By F. Lennox Campello Not Everyone Makes the Cut…These 10 Caught My Eye! As I’ve discussed before, the Covidian Age has severely disrupted all facets of planetary life, and as I’ve also noted before, my main worry now is my concern about the number of lives which will be lost because of COVID-19, not just […]