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  • Mirror Mirror

    Why do they hate me? They call me names hoping to break me They try to intimidate me and then psychologically rape me trying to make me-- believe the seed God planted was a mistake Dear God, why do they hate me? Why? Why so much hate? I’m so t...

    by: prahmiss

  • setting

    Gloomy Projected in the black, like deviant searchlights through this hole called a room, where vagabonds go to drink their end in warped sing-a longs stirring in empty memories. Spartan accommodations, reminiscent of a slave galley’s quart...

    by: gumgee

  • Sanoria

    The government in its thrall of inhuman tyrants poorly drawn Supporting temples long conspired in seduction Having survived the plain the high valley through every open vein and the possibilities which die violating the mountain Consumed i...

    by: gumgee

  • Resisting Gender Oppression throu...

    Resisting Gender Oppression through Comedy   The performativity of gender and gender stereotypes are enforced through society as a systematic device to classify and oppress all views that are not part of the dominant, masculine paradigm. ...

    by: cayladawn

  • Progressive Female Representation...

    Progressive Female Representation in Comedy By Lauren Kaplan In the past century, comedy has transitioned from being a tool for social control and repression, to a form of rhetoric used to direct attention to disparities between minority and nor...

    by: laur3nK

  • Cultural Competence of the "Other"

    This is a piece addressing the issues of abjection and otherness in mainstream society. The need to enhance cultural competence comes from being aware of the existing social construction of "norms." The essay assesses these aspects and reinforces the...

    by: mollytarn

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Nick Cave Gives Exactly What You Want

Nick Cave Gives Exactly What You Want

(Photo by Tyler Beard)   Since I put my journalistic hat on the shelf over a year ago I was a bit surprised when I received an invitation to attend the media preview for Nick Cave’s exhibition Sojourn at the Denver Art Museum. Was this a clerical mistake? Inviting a journalistic apostat...


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Melo-Chromatic, Holly Andres

Melo-Chromatic, Holly Andres

  Holly Andres, highlighted by the Robert Mann Gallery of NYC, is an up and coming Portland based photographer whose hyper-stylized images work to convey a narrative while stimulating a viewers pleasure sensors associated with rich, vibrant tonality. Andres style is very similar to that of Cre...


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Interview with Liz Miller

Interview with Liz Miller

Liz Miller, who recently visited Denver and filled David B. Smith Gallery with a lively installation, agreed to do an interview with me about her process. Here is what we discovered. Becky Jewell: Your installation at David B. Smith was conducted with Clyfford Still in mind....


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Vector-Voyeur, Andrew Bush

Vector-Voyeur, Andrew Bush

It’s been a long time since I’ve added a new member to my favorite photographer’s list, but Andrew Bush has succeeded in making his way, not only on the list, but in my top ten, with his Vector Portraits. I hope that I have translated my enthusiasm well. The series contains a sim...


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Hit it Up: Current Must-See Shows

Hit it Up: Current Must-See Shows

Great current and upcoming art happenings   Current: Right now, you can check out Terminal Kings as it visits Denver. Watch street artists from LA as they do live art every day.     Plus Gallery’s Frank T Martinez show is almost over, be sure to see it this week. &nb...


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Awesome Comic Books

Awesome Comic Books

    For those that don’t know, when I’m not at art shows, I work at a comic book factory. I read about 8 comic books a day. Rusty math skills reveal that this means I’ve read about 2000 comic books last year. Maybe that makes me an expert, or a total nerd, or both. But ...


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Complex Visions of Matthew Brandt

Complex Visions of Matthew Brandt

  Matthew Brandt, an L.A. based photographer, works in an interesting process. Using a combination of both the image and the physical relationship that that image, as an object, has within our realm of physicality; the photograph as document, catalogues an existence, where as an object (or the...


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