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The Nature of the Beast June 13, 2009

Posted by tracybarnett in England.
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Whitechapel Gallery in East London, a century-old institution that has been among the first to discover artists like Picasso, Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo, has just doubled in size with the conversion of the neighboring library into a gallery space.

A year-long exhibit called “The Nature of the Beast” provided a powerful glimpse into what much of the world sees with reference to the Iraq War.

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Art Car Parade Rocks Houston May 10, 2009

Posted by tracybarnett in Houston, Texas.
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“You’ll always remember your first one,” promised my friend Dwight. He was right. I don’t think I’ve ever seen so much creative whimsy and automotive sacrilege in one place in my life. But where better than Houston, where local fortunes have been built on the fuel that powers them?

Click on “View All Images” for a tour of the 2009 Art Car parade. Without the sweltering heat – or the sunburn!