Posts Tagged “Bob Dylan”

Diary of a Crazy Artist: Good Quotes about Cats

05.07.2013  |  By

I’m not the kind of cat that’s going to cut off an ear if I can’t do something.
Bob Dylan (musician and poet)

What do I care about the purring of one who cannot love, like the cat?
Friedrich Nietzsche (philosopher)

My house is run, essentially, by an adopted, fully clawed cat with a mean nature.
Anthony Bourdain (chef and author)

The order of the world is always right — such is the judgment of God. For God has departed, but he has left his judgment behind, the way the Cheshire Cat left his grin.
Jean Baudrillard (philosophe... More

Diary of a Crazy Artist: I’m Bob Dylan

02.22.2012  |  By
Filed under: Projects/Series

If I stand facing the mirror holding Bob Dylan’s self-portrait over my own face, do I not, in a sense, become him? If this is how Bob Dylan painted himself, then through this gesture am I not more like him than if I merely sang one of his songs out loud?

At some point as I recite his words and feelings, would our identities merge into one? I... More

American Cinema

04.24.2010  |  By
Filed under: Field Notes

In a Fairfield Porter frame of mind I hopped a bus over to the edge of the Tenderloin, where an energetic new gallery, Ever Gold, has taken root at 441 O’Farrell Street.  Two young white male artists have worked up a show called American Cinema.


The invite was cute, with Bob Dylan as “Alias” in that Peckinpah film facing down Al Pacino as Serpico. Dylan stands to the left representing the West, old and new, and Pacino on the right, as though to hold down the NYC territory. Ryan Coffey lives and works in San Francisco, while Jaso... More