Arts for the City: 80 Years of Public Art in San Francisco

Max Eternity - Out this month is a new book telling the rich history of public art in San Francisco.  Written by award-winning author, Susan Wels, the book is entitled Arts for the City—Civic Art and Urban Change, and was commissioned by the San Francisco Arts Commission. In the book, Wels narrates the role of …

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The New American Confederacy

Max Eternity @ Truthout - Truth often shows up at the most inopportune times, especially for politicians. "You have to hand it to Barack Obama when it comes to having it both ways" writes the publisher of Harpers Magazine, John MacArthur, in a recent article, entitled "Obama's Real Political Program."  For "[n]ever has a leading American …

Mike Welton on Christina Warner’s Bauhaus Art Auction

Mike Welton @ Architects + Artisans - It started with Christina Warner’s love for a drawing – a 1923 Kandinsky work of India-ink-on-paper. “It incorporates his radical themes about the minimalist use of lines and the different forms of color representing different emotions,” the curator at Artnet Auctions says.  “He incorporated both here.” Before long, …

George W. Obama: Commander of the Left-Right Dystopia

George W. Obama: Commander of the Left-Right Dystopia By Max Eternity Adhering strictly to existing paradigms that define social order, like black and white, democrat and republican, Jew and Gentile or liberal and conservative, for instance, is not always helpful when trying to comprehend an unwieldy sociopolitical problem.  As in our current sociopolitical climate, these …