Since i was a young boy our family house always had art and art books and a thousand records and a thousand books of every subject and guitars and drums and african statues made of wood and prints by Picasso and Degas and Roualt and Gaugin and we had living room drapes that were by […]
Patrick Amiot the Sebastopol “junk” artist (originaly from Montreal as myself) just dedicated a new art sculpture to the firemen who fought the fires here recently.Also here is one he dedicated to me ..
Today I went to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and i asked what discounts there were for admission and i mentioned i was once in the Israeli army half joking . It was an open sesame moment as they instantly gave me a complimentary ticket which saved me 25 dollars . Wow.I didn’t […]
Chagall is one of my favorite artists and every morning for 35 years i have woken up to a painting by him on my wall. I have a deep craving for more art in my life. Whenever i am in New York and Paris and London and Amsterdam which is not too often i spend […]
Back in 1986,87 I was on a 2 month ramble ,taking time off from my store,Incredible Records and had a vision i was afraid to talk about with anyone.My vision was to move my store in Toronto to the small bohemian town of Sebastopol in California. I dreamed of living where i love to vacation,to […]
These were the drapes we had in our house growing up as a kid in the 50’s .Designed by Miro who i just realized is from Catalan,Spain…My family was Bohemian compared to others . Art and books and music were everywhere and the portal to other universes.
Wow ,when i was 10 our house burnt down mostly and i was saved within minutes of being burned alive by my pregnant mother who woke up to get a drink of water.All the paintings on our walls were destroyed ,prints of Picasso’s and Roualt’s and Gaugins and there was one i have looked for […]
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These are contact sheets i inherited from the son of the Beatles first photographer,Dezo Hoffman ,an acclaimed Czech Jewish World War 2 photographer who was at the liberation of the camps and also shot in the Spanish Civil War.I have been privileged to have seen his work of photographs as shown to me by his […]