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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 4

Friday, September 8, 2017 | Karl Cole

We should take a “time out” in the corner if we ever complain about what we have to wear to work, whether it’s a uniform, suit, or office casual. Can you imagine working outside doin ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 3

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | Karl Cole

I often marvel at how hard producers of the TV show M*A*S*H tried to faithfully depict everyday life in Korea. Of course, looking at this scene from the turn of the 1800s is an unfair comparison to 19 ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 2

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 | Karl Cole

My Labor Day Week series continues with this ukiyo-e woodcut. ...

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An Art Ode to Labor Day Week, part 1

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 | Karl Cole

I know that Labor Day is past, but we can keep it going throughout this week with a few works of art that represent the working class. The subject of labor has been a trend in art going all the way ba ...

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American Artists Appreciation Month V

Monday, August 28, 2017 | Karl Cole

August is “American Artist Appreciation Month” continues. We’ll end the celebration with two unusual interpretations of chairs. ...

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American Artists Appreciation Month IV

Monday, August 21, 2017 | Karl Cole

August is “American Artist Appreciation Month” continues. Here are two artists on the “cutting edge” of their time. I’ve posted my admiration for Zoe Strauss’ ...

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American Artists Appreciation Month III

Monday, August 14, 2017 | Karl Cole

My series about August as “American Artist Appreciation Month” continues. Here’s some art on the subject of “fish.”  ...

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American Artists Appreciation Month II

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 | Karl Cole

My blog series about American Artist Appreciation Month continues. Here’s some wonderful art by Dr. Samella Lewis and Jeremiah Paul, Jr. ...

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American Artists Appreciation Month I

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 | Karl Cole

August is American Artist Appreciation Month, so I’m rolling out some artists you may never have thought about, or seen for that matter.  ...

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Sumidagawa in July

Monday, July 24, 2017 | Karl Cole

The actual festival of Sumidagawa (“Sumida River”) occurs in Tokyo in the last week of August, but there are fireworks in Tokyo from May through August, starting with the Opening of the Su ...

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