Three vintage illustrations from the 70s

These three vintage pieces from the late 70s - which I did as illustrations for a privately printed book and which were sold at the Pike Place Market in Seattle while I was an art student at the University of Washington School of Art in Seattle (1977-1981) -- are being sold directly by the owner.Anyone interested? Send me a note and I will put you in direct touch with her... SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Hirshhorn Elects Two New Trustees

The addition of Disaphol Chansiri of Bangkok and Steven M. Sumberg of Washington, D.C., brings the total membership of the board to 33. Under Hirshhorn Director Melissa Chiu, the board has seen its fastest growth in the museum's history, with 27 new additions in the past four years alone."Disaphol and Steve bring unique and rich perspectives, which will help us to grow our international engagement," said Board Chair Daniel H. Sallick. "Their collective contributions both nationally and [Read Entire Story]

Artist Talk and Ice Cream Party

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Censorship as False Morality

The most recent attempt at art censorship comes from a petition started by someone named Mia Merrill who complained about a Balthus painting at the Met titled Thérèse Dreaming. I suggest that Ms. Merrill next task should be to have Nabokov’s Lolita removed from libraries and burned.Notice the progression of her argument—it begins with the image and its description. Then, she makes a judgment about Balthus’ personal life, and ends with the main reason of why the painting should be removed.Read [Read Entire Story]

Coriana Simon at Artists & Makers

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Sam Gilliam

Lots has been written recently about the well-deserved "revival" in interest in the works of my good friend Sam Gilliam, and no one deserves it more than this hard-working artist (never identify Sam as a "DC artist" or he may kick your ass.Anyway - Gilliam's work has enjoyed not only a "rediscovery" in recent years (a lot of it associated with his increased exposure via art fairs), but also finally a significant increase in price; after all, art is a commodity.It wasn't that long ago that one [Read Entire Story]

The the bear turned his attention the other way

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Happy 2018!

Here's a wish for a Happy New Year's wish to all planetary life, but especially to all my fellow veterans, and all Americans on active duty; and to all of the men and women in our Armed Forces all over the planet, and who are away from their families and their nation on New Year's Day, with a special cyber hug to all my U.S. Navy brothers and sisters at sea - we've got your back! SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Is this cool or what?

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Bolivaring

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Frida Smoking

Updated a little..."Frida Smoking"Charcoal and Conte with Embedded Electronics24x36 inches"Frida Smoking"Charcoal and Conte with Embedded Electronics24x36 inches"Frida Smoking"Charcoal and Conte with Embedded Electronics24x36 inches SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Homage to a hero

Three years ago my father died on this day... here's my eulogy from two years ago:"Hoy se ha caido otro roble en la selva del amargo exilio" is how I always thought that my father's eulogy would begin once he died."Today another oak falls in the jungle of bitter exile," began the eulogy for the man whose bloodlines my children and I carry on.Florencio Campello Alonso died today at age 90 in Miami, the heart of the bitter Cuban Diaspora. Like many Cubans of his generation, he was the son of [Read Entire Story]

Not a good match this time…

Seriously? I think Google needs a little adjustment....#googleartsandculture SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Nan Montgomery at Addison/Ripley

NAN MONTGOMERY Intersections/DialoguesJanuary 20 - February 24, 2018opening reception for the artistAddison/Ripley Fine ArtSaturday, January 20th, 5-7pm.Although we have been aware of Nan Montgomery's work for quite some time, this is the first exhibition of it at Addison/Ripley. Color rich, her paintings combine a pure geometry, in the tradition of Piet Mondrian, and style of Josef Albers and, more recently Burgoyne Diller and Al Held, with a seeming reverence of nature that, ironically, [Read Entire Story]

Frida at auction

Anybody like Frida? This very cool painting that I did in art school and which sold originally almost 15 years ago, just showed up at an auction house! Follow the link! At a really good starting bid - Only $100!https://www.auctionzip.com/auction-lot/lot_44743D7916?utm_source=azemail&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=alerts SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Something about nuns

Not sure why, but over the years I just keep coming back to this subject... maybe it is all thanks to the sisters of Our Lady of Loreto School in Brooklyn... cough, coughElvis and Buster Keaton as Nuns, c. 2001 Charcoal and Conte on Paper By F. Lennox Campello Two Cool Nuns, c. 2005 Charcoal and Conte on Paper By F. Lennox Campello SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Private collection for sale

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Rania Hassan at Gormley

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And this is what the finished commission looks like!

In this post I described the inner machinations of a recent commission...All done! And here's what it looks like all installed...First the original space:And now with my two pieces added in - each is a mirror image of each other and flanking the windows: SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Auction Good Deals!

These two signed framed prints (each from a tiny edition of 2) are being offered at a starting bid that is less than the cost of the frames!See them here... SOURCE: Daily Campello Art News - Read entire story here. [Read Entire Story]

Open Studio – Go see this!

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Opportunity for PG artists!

Deadline to Apply: January 30th, 2017, 4:00PM$500 Honorarium The Prince George’s County Traffic Box Art Wrap project, coordinated by the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (Hyattsville CDC), funded by The Prince George’s County Executive’s Community Partnership Grant, with the support of Prince George’s Department of Public Works and Transportation (PGDPW&T), is announcing a Call for Artists. Hyattsville CDC seeks five (5) designs for reproduction on vinyl wraps to cover 11 [Read Entire Story]

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