Monthly Archives: July 2010

Scottie Wilson ; Peddler Turned Painter

By Anthony J Petullo and Katherine M. Murrell. 2004. Petullo Publishing, Milwaukee. 78 pp. illus. The story of a Scottish Jewish working class man  who re-invented himself as an outsider artist. Well illustrated  linear biography of his adventurous life and … Continue reading

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A Distant Neighborhood

By Jiro Tanibuchi. English edition 2009. by Fanfare [ press ] Wisbech, England. 2 vols. Graphic Novel. Interesting take on time travel  — a man finds himself back in junior school living again in the family of his youth – before … Continue reading

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Rework.

By Jason Fried and Heinemeier Hanson. Crown Publishing, Random House. New York 2010. 278 pp. Unorthodox advice for small businesses. Especially how to not buy into virtually all of the useless ideas which “they” say you have to follow to create … Continue reading

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Move Closer; An Intimate Philosophy of Art

John Armstrong, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2000, 196 pp. illus . 0-374-10596-0. *****  A really fine book on looking at art and architecture with a fresh eye. Practical ideas on encouraging reverie, association of ideas, use of the … Continue reading

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