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Benton and Pollock: The Rhythm Kings

Two American painters have been profound stimuli to my continued interest in art for nearly six decades: Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock. Benton inspired me as a kid with what I later concluded to be a distinctive use of "line continuity" (my term), which manifested a unique effect of rhythm in his work. My first sighting of a Pollock piece stirred an untapped reservoir of emotion that overwhelmed me. more . . .

Verse: Soul Shadows

prose and musings of Dave McQuitty

Soul Shadows

is there death... after life...

allie

The Ridge

The Light of my Brother

The weary spirits of Friday

Walter

The Sante Fe

The Gimp

Honky Tonk Dress

James Dean

Somebody Said

god is in his garden, today

Spit in the wind

Melanoma

90 MILES

Sacred Ground

fourth of july

gravity

no turning back

till the storm blows over

c-note


Inspirations

"39th Street Blues"

"Blue Bucket"

"Cold Cold Heart"

"Cocktails Jardine's Ninish"

"The Shadow"

"Sharon"

"Tags"

"Why"


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