Thomas Kinkade The Cross Painting

Much to the Chagrin of the Art Establishment, the Numbers Indicate that Thomas Kinkade Is the Most Successful and Relevant Artist in Human History

I was enjoying a discussion with someone about hyperrealism around the time I wrote last night about my love for the works of Eric Christensen, Pedro Campos, Steve Mills, and Nathan Taylor, when they kept insisting that stil life paintings, particularly those that are close to a photograph, lack emotion.  (I completely disagree – the…

What Man Has Done, Man May Do

What Man Has Done, Man May Do

What man has done, man may do. – Proverb On May 6th, 1954, at Oxford University’s Iffley Road Track, Roger Bannister became the first recorded man in history to run a mile – exactly 5,280 feet – in less than 4 minutes.  His time, 3:59:04, was thought unachievable.  Men had tried countless times and failed.…

Tiffany and Company Holiday China

Christmas Reflections

I spent most of the day with Aaron and his family.  His mom completely surprised me and picked out the Tiffany & Company holiday coffee mug that I had wanted to buy for years but never got the chance to because the Kansas City boutique was always out of them, and by the time I…