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Category Archives: Paint it Blue

PAINT IT BLUE

PAINT IT BLUE We wonder what they’re thinking, so we ask Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. And you, Picasso, what are you really like? Vincent van Gogh, please tell us more about your agony and inspiration. We must also learn about distinguished women – Paula Modersohn-Becker, Séraphine Louis, Lee Krasner, Diane Arbus, and others. I […]

Also posted in Abraham Angel, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, George Thomas Clark, Vincent Van Gogh, Wayne Thiebaud, William H. Johnson, Winslow Homer

PAINT IT BLUE – On Sale

Creative stories about great artists… Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, William H. Johnson, and many more… Amazon Barnes & Noble, Apple, Kobo, and Wherever Books Are Sold

Also posted in Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, George Thomas Clark, Painters, Vincent Van Gogh

Drink the Giant Orange

I rush into the art museum and within minutes feel thirsty and hot and dizzy. I spot relief in a painting called Giant Orange topped by a tall orange and black sign and staffed by a pretty young lady inside a huge orange ball below. “Whaddya got to drink?” She looks at me as if […]

Also posted in Art, Art Galleries, Bakersfield, Painters

Hot Grasshoppers

How insipid you are, joking about our lovemaking. You’re sexual and athletic nonentities. I, in noteworthy contrast, can horizontally leap a distant meter, twenty times my body length. To match that, you’d have to long jump a hundred twenty feet. Imagine. Do you know anyone who in a day can eat his or her body […]

Also posted in Crocker Art Museum, Insects, Painters, Sculptors

She Lives with Vincent van Gogh

This story is part of the collection “Paint it Blue”, which contains pieces about Van Gogh, Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera, Winslow Homer, Diane Arbus, and dozens of other great artists.

Also posted in George W. Bush, Mental Health, Painters, Vincent Van Gogh

A Dawn

Packed in a dark city canyon we march with bayonet faces to the Great War. We march for our country and those who say we must fight. We march toward bullets, shells, and trenches. We march to A Dawn many never see. Notes: A Dawn was painted by C.R.W. Nevinson in 1914. A Dawn by […]

Also posted in C.R.W. Nevinson, George Thomas Clark, Painters, World War I

Grady Harp Reviews “Paint it Blue”

Amazon.com Hall of Fame reviewer Grady Harp recently posted this review on Amazon.com and Goodreads.com Paint it Blue by George Thomas Clark 7 of 7 people found the following review helpful 5.0 out of 5 stars Oh to be a fly on the wall…. May 6, 2015 By Grady Harp HALL OF FAME TOP 100 […]

Also posted in Art, George Thomas Clark, Grady Harp, Painters

First Review of Paint it Blue

The first review of “Paint it Blue” has just been posted on Amazon.com, and I’m honored that painter and writer Peter Wood gave the book five stars. Here is the review: Most Helpful Customer Reviews 5 of 5 people found the following review helpful 5.0 out of 5 stars — Painters Exposed As Never Before! […]

Also posted in Art, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, George Thomas Clark, Pablo Picasso, Painters, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van Gogh

Paint it Blue – Published

Paint it Blue, the long-anticipated collection of stories about painters, has been published and is now available. Introduction – We wonder what they’re thinking, so we ask Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera. And you, Picasso, what are you really like? Vincent van Gogh, please tell us more about your agony and inspiration. We must also […]

Also posted in Art, Art Galleries, Charles White, Diego Rivera, Dorothea Tanning, Fernando Motilla, Francisco Goitia, Francoise Gilot, Frida Kahlo, George Luks, Getty Museum, Guernica, Hammer Museum, James McNeill Whistler, Joe Overstreet, Pablo Picasso, William H. Johnson