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Hekmet Fahmy–The Fox Behind the Desert Fox

Bayard & Holmes ~ Jay Holmes On June 10, 1940, Italy declared war on Great Britain. At the time, Great Britain lacked the resources to invade Italy, and Italy had no intention of invading Great Britain. However, the two enemies, along with [...]
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A Gift Before Departing

A Gift Before Departing   By   Vicki Hinze     A few years ago I thought I had a life-threatening illness.  It turned out to be a paperwork mistake, but there were about six weeks when I didn’t yet know that. I thought my time here [...]
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Fellow Artist: Diane Leon, Creating the life she wants

By FdlM I had the pleasure of meeting Diane at the taping of a documentary on abstract artists in which we both were featured. Since then we’ve been in touch and always following each other’s work and creative process. She’s [...]
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So You Think You Want a Chance

  So You Think You Want a Chance By Vicki Hinze   So you think you want a chance.  You have a dream. A goal. A passion.  Okay, then. That’s great. But what are you going to do about it? It’s human nature to want [...]
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Convenient Amnesia?

  Convenient Amnesia? By Vicki Hinze   When the topic of convenient amnesia arises, our typical first reaction is to think that the person just doesn’t want to remember. That can be true for a multitude of reasons, but it isn’t [...]
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Fellow Artist: Stephen Cimini, Branding becomes the work

If you don’t know Stephen Cimini, chances are that you’ll say you’ve seen his work in some editorial or luxurious space before. Depending on who I’ve talked about his art, people have described him as “the guy who [...]
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Visual Artist Franck de las Mercedes Joins Artsy in The Directed Art Modern’s Gallery Roster

The Directed Art Modern is a Miami-based contemporary art platform delivering public art projects, creating connections between art and the public, building the young collectors’ inventory, aiding both emerging and established artists [...]
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America’s National Observations–April

Visit the National Calendar site for more observations.

Abstract Pop Portraits signed art prints by FdlM $25 ea. Available Now!

Back by popular demand! Abstract Pop signed print of original 2009 works by Franck de las Mercedes. A celebration of icons that have made a mark on the artist’s life and the world of music, film, art and literature.   On February [...]
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Coping with Rejection

  Coping With Rejection By Vicki Hinze     First, let’s set the record straight. We don’t want to just cope with rejection. We want to cope with it constructively.     Allowing rejection to shove us into [...]