Category Archives: Violence

“Lady Madonna, Children At Your Feet”

“Lady Madonna, Children At Your Feet”,  oil on canvas, 30x54in.?, originally uploaded by ahtravis. Longyear Gallery, Margaretville, NY opened a new show last week, with the reception on Saturday night.  I exhibited my “Lady Madonna, Children At Your Feet” to the … Continue reading

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Fiddling Fails To Calm The Waters Or Extinguish The Flames

Fiddling fails to calm the waters or extinguish the flames, pastel, 34×32 in,originally uploaded by ahtravis. I have had a difficult time birthing this third expression of my rage against the violence of man toward his fellow man, as individual … Continue reading

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South African poet, Dennis Brutus

I have added a link ( below Flickr photos) to the rebroadcast of an interview of Dennis Brutus, conducted by Terry Gross, “In Memoriam:  Activist Poet, Dennis Brutus”, Freshair”, National Public Radio, Dec. 30, 2009,  on the occasion of Brutus’ death.  Poet and blog … Continue reading

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More protesting violence

Spilt Milk, pastel, 30×22 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis.

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Madonna, horrified by violence

Madonna, horrified by violence, pastel and  gouache, 31x25in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. Painting complete.  Issue still rages.

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Violence, 2, in progress

Violence, 2, in progress, pastel on paper, 30×30 in., originally uploaded by ahtravis. I have begun another attempt.

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Violence, the artist’s eye and focus I woke up this morning determined to cut the fire out of my painting.   It’s interesting about that fire.  I had first envisioned a sort of Pandora’s box of evils then moved to threat … Continue reading

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