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Pinterest Art Gallery

June 14, 2019

Dear Readers,

Pinterest, the social media for visuals, has a full gallery of my art works.

Find 350+ in one board I titled, “Revolution in Arts” under my name Tom Hendricks.

See what you think.

Tom Hendricks

Gregory K. H. Bryant – a remembrance.

June 8, 2019

Dear Readers,

Last Sunday I devoted my weekly Saved Post Sunday program* on FaceBook to celebrate Gregory K.H. Bryant’s life and art work. I encourage you to see it for yourself. Go to my FB page and then click on my timeline for June 2, 2019.

This is what I wrote in Part 1 of about 23 posts, to start.

“Part 1. This week on Saved Post Sunday, I’m going to dedicate all the posts to Gregory K. H. Bryant and his work. He passed away this week. But today it’s time for a celebration of his talent. He was gifted in many areas, writing, photography, art etc. etc. etc. etc. Please see my timeline for any posts you may have missed.
I never met him in person – but I knew of him through zines – a sort of network of writers with each publishing their own zine. I asked him to contribute to my zine, Musea in the 90s, and he sent many philosophical essays. I would print one in each issue. Later I published two small chapbooks of his work – both illustrated by him, ( “All About Nothing”, a collection of his philosophical essays, and “The Philosopher” about a wise philsopher mule! He and his wife Llori were friends on FB and I kept up with his work there, and he with mine.)

Here is what I wrote about his art work. I think he was one of our most talented contemporary artists.

“Part 3. Had there been an insightful art media, Gregory K. H. Bryant would have been one of the most celebrated artists of our time. What they failed to see, was that he did not pioneer a new ‘ism” like Matisse (fauvism) or Picasso and Braque (cubism). No his achievement was this: he painted and drew in every style from realism to abstraction, and in every style there are masterpieces!!!”

Start with this abstract and see what. A great colorist he was. Very powerful piece….”

Then I showcased photos of many of his art works, information on his ongoing sci-fi adventure story about Carter Ward, his 40 years working at the National Air and Space Museum, a few personal photos, etc.

Condolences to his wife and children. He will be missed by me and many many others.

Tom Hendricks,

*SPS, Saved Post Sunday.
Here are 23 or so posts saved from the week on all things under the sun – or under any star. See the ones you missed, on my FB timeline. For everything else (My 150 recorded singles on 9 CDs, 6 streaming books, thousands of songs, artworks, poems, short stories, plays, and essays; 200+ issues of Musea, and info on the ongoing arts and media revolution,) see my MAIN website tomhendricks.us and “explore the floors,” or see my Wikipedia entry.
Since 1992, MUSEA has been covering the arts, media, social issues, and speculative science ideas. Best wishes reader! Tom Hendricks, editor of Musea.

Conceptual art on conceptual art

April 25, 2019

This is a conceptual art piece that challenges conceptual art pieces! There is a blank piece of paper and a poem underneath that reads:

Tom Friedman made an art piece
“1,000 Hours of Staring”
(at a piece of white paper
touched only by the artist’s gaze.)
I could do the same masterpiece
in 46 minutes and 13 seconds.
Can you tell the difference?

Goals of the Arts and Media Revolution

April 22, 2019

What is the arts and media revolution for? We work for these changes:

1. Fair guaranteed reviews to all.

2. Fair media coverage based on quality not promotion budgets.

3. Pennies for play – the author would get a penny for every click on say a chapter of his novel, or book anywhere it’s posted online.

4. The break up of those few companies that make the art, distribute the art, promote the art, and then review the art. They can do any one of those, but not all four! That is too much control in too few hands. The arts of a country cannot be owned by a few conglomerates.

5. City art centers, that are open to promoting all local authors (or artists of any kind.)

Tom Hendricks
Musea since 1992

Pennies for Play vs. Monthly Fee

April 22, 2019

Dear Reader,

Sooner or later a monthly fee for this and that is going to overwhelm the customers.

PENNIES FOR PLAY – part of the music revolution would allow the consumer to mix and match what HE/SHE wants to access – with a penny per play charged to them for every click on content, no matter what website the content is on (not only music, but blogs, videos, art, novels, films, plays, photos, school courses, etc.).

Which would you prefer? Stuck with one site’s limited content, or open to accessing every single thing on the net – AND the artist gets paid – AND there are few middlemen companies in the way.

Tom Hendricks
(Musea since 1992)


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