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I took one and a half years of drawing at Fresno City College. Ibeagn to paint in 2010. My favorite artist is Jean-Michel Basquiat. I also like Jackson Pollock and street art in general (like graffiti art). Frida Kahlo was a big inspiration growing up. I participated in July's art hop at Heartbeat Boxing at 155 Van Ness avenue
Arts Specialty:
Charcoal and acrylics. Mixed media.
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My Art at Heartbeat Boxing August 4th, 2016

Hello! I used to come by here back in 2010 as a 20-something year old to blog and post pics of my art. Six years has passed since I last posted my art. I am still making art, though my style has changed. I have matured as an artist. My style is now more expressionist, more abstract, and I do more paintings now. Also, I do acrylic paintings now. I have spent the past 5 years attending CSU Fresno for my Bachelor's and Master's degrees and volunteering as a graphic designer for an…


Posted on July 17, 2016 at 9:40pm

Kinsky Catastrophe and the Ever Elusive Perfect Audience

Klaus Kinsky, one-man artist from the 1970's, died in 1991 and his estate recently put out his chaotic show, "Jesus Christ Savior" (Jesus Christus Erloser) up for sale on a DVD.

Having never heard of Kinsky before I sat, expecting a decent lecture on the Bible. What I got was a mish-mash of lucid bible-verses, curses spat at the unruly audience, and Kinsky's strange persecution complex.…


Posted on December 13, 2010 at 1:30pm — 6 Comments

Like A Rabid Dog Waiting For You Outside Your Front Door

Shock Art!! The World Of Tracy Emin

Shock art. Shocking. Absurd. Perverse. Yet it exists and it is a reflection of all of our internal turmoil—the internal world, the subconscious dream world, the very real world of war, plagues, crime. What is art but life replicated or…


Posted on September 24, 2010 at 1:05pm — 2 Comments

An Outsider's Look At Jean-Michel Basquiat

To many, Jean Michel Basquiat is a mystery; his art, his persona, his cryptic messages he tagged all over NYC. To anyone unversed in art

history, his paintings come across as either child-like or genius. As one

artist put it in the movie, “Modern Art A Complete History”, to be a genius is

to be a child all over again, whenever you need to be one. Jean Michel was

certainly a prodigy, by the age of twenty-seven, upon his death, he had left

the world…


Posted on September 9, 2010 at 10:40am — 2 Comments

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At 4:11pm on November 12, 2010, Donna Marie Paulino said…
Thanks for adding me as your friend! I'll contact you soon about your artist profile. Take care.
At 12:56pm on October 3, 2010, mirian said…

Hello dear,
Greetings to you,My name is mirian , i view your profile today at and i love it. i decide to communicate with you and it will please me if you will be my friend, i wish if you will respond to my mail box so that i will give you my picture and tell you more about my self, i hope to hear from you.
soon yours mirian.
At 4:25pm on September 27, 2010, SPECTRUM GALLERY / SCOTT SHAVER said…
Nice work Antigone!

scott shaver
At 8:10pm on September 2, 2010, SIN said…
Your blog is very interesting, it was not open for posts, but I wanted to let you know. Thanks so much!

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