Animal Images, Inspiration from Nature, Part Two

Human beings have strong identifications, both positive and negative, with animals. What do our natural responses tell us about ourselves? What follows is a gallery of art selected from the output of three outstanding artists, Sue Coccia, Athena Jahantigh and Rex Homan. I selected them not only because of their imaginative artwork, but because these artists also have great … Continue reading Animal Images, Inspiration from Nature, Part Two

Redecorating an Aging Villain: Thoughts on Project Vader

Darth Vader has been the personification of evil for several generations. Is the archetype he represents aging gracefully or not? My first movie theater experience was The Empire Strikes Back in 1980. My mother and her best friend had to stuff their purses into the seat so it wouldn't close up while I sat on … Continue reading Redecorating an Aging Villain: Thoughts on Project Vader