JANUARY LIVING ART ON THE EDGE - THE POLITICAL EDITION

Because of the political situation in the United States, I feel it is my responsibility to present a blog of activism.  Each collage this month represents my reaction to the results of our election in November.  As artist's I feel we need to speak up against wrongs in our world and inaction is the same as allowing things to pass us by...we can all give voice!  We can all be activists! 

 

"I Hang My Head"

This was my reaction to the fact the Republican Party selected Donald Trump as their candidate of choice.

"Waiting" A result of all the anxiety leading up to election day.

"Waiting"

A result of all the anxiety leading up to election day.

"I Can't Believe My Eyes" Election results left me in shock.

"I Can't Believe My Eyes"

Election results left me in shock.

"Trump Won; Better Run" As I have a Canadian son, my first reaction was to immigrate back to Canada.

"Trump Won; Better Run"

As I have a Canadian son, my first reaction was to immigrate back to Canada.

"A Gift for Trump:  'Nasty' Women" Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" in one of the debates and started a movement against him.  

"A Gift for Trump:  'Nasty' Women"

Trump called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman" in one of the debates and started a movement against him.

 

"No, No, No.  This Can't Be Happening" As inauguration day nears and every day presents new Trump messages to limit our rights and eliminate Democracy, I cry out! ***** This month I am keeping the blog short...it New Year's Eve!   I will not be presenting Local, National, and International exhibits, but will share some "Must Not Miss". ***** MUST NOT MISS - Check out the en vogue abstracts and city-scapes of Paul Balmer at www.paulbalmer.com, - Renowned origamist, Goran Konjeood creates beautiful origami sculptures (not just cranes) that can be viewed at:  www.organicorigami.com - Are you a puzzle enthusiast?  You have to see the Infinite Galaxy Puzzle created by Nervous Systems at:  www.n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com - If the Bauhaus movement was one of your favorites, YouTube has a lovely dance company show at "Das Triadische Ballet" - Japanese photographer, Shimpei Asai, was given 100 hours with the Beatles in 1966 Tokyo.  Tokyo Genesis Publications has now published "Hello, Goodbye: The Beatles in Japan" - Newspaper sculptures are available for view at:  www.strictlypaper.com   Plug the name, Chie Hitotsuyama in their search engine and be dazed and amazed. - Ian Berry paints with denim...no, not a paint, but cloth!  Go to his website:  www.denimu.com ***** In closing, I wish each and everyone of you a joyful, artfully creative New Year. You may contact me with any questions at:  livingartontheedge@gmail.com

"No, No, No.  This Can't Be Happening"

As inauguration day nears and every day presents new Trump messages to limit our rights and eliminate Democracy, I cry out!

*****

This month I am keeping the blog short...it New Year's Eve!   I will not be presenting Local, National, and International exhibits, but will share some "Must Not Miss".

*****

MUST NOT MISS

- Check out the en vogue abstracts and city-scapes of Paul Balmer at www.paulbalmer.com,

- Renowned origamist, Goran Konjeood creates beautiful origami sculptures (not just cranes) that can be viewed at:  www.organicorigami.com

- Are you a puzzle enthusiast?  You have to see the Infinite Galaxy Puzzle created by Nervous Systems at:  www.n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com

- If the Bauhaus movement was one of your favorites, YouTube has a lovely dance company show at "Das Triadische Ballet"

- Japanese photographer, Shimpei Asai, was given 100 hours with the Beatles in 1966 Tokyo.  Tokyo Genesis Publications has now published "Hello, Goodbye: The Beatles in Japan"

- Newspaper sculptures are available for view at:  www.strictlypaper.com   Plug the name, Chie Hitotsuyama in their search engine and be dazed and amazed.

- Ian Berry paints with denim...no, not a paint, but cloth!  Go to his website:  www.denimu.com

*****

In closing, I wish each and everyone of you a joyful, artfully creative New Year.

You may contact me with any questions at:  livingartontheedge@gmail.com