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Jesse Sublett, Austin Author and musician, true crime, noir

“Maps to the Stars,” Tragic Surrealism, Tainted Love

  “Maps to the Stars,” a great David Cronenberg-directed film, starring Julianne Moore in yet another stunning performance with a script by Bruce Wagner, knocked us out Saturday afternoon. The film is a great, cynical, very film noir inspired look at the black, romantic heart of Hollywood and in its …

Darla Pours a Double

New art added to the Art page this weekend. “Darla Pours a Double” is a small 8 x 11 acrylic & oil pastel on paper in a black matte temporary frame. “Grackle World” is 20 x 16 acrylic on canvas. It’s a Grackle World, we’re just living in it. Happy Fathers Day. …

SURREALISM SURROUNDS US

Reality is here, staring you in the face, announcing its crazy dream. Yes, there is no way to interpret the 2012 GOP candidates as anything but contemporary dadaists. “Clown Car” is fabulous, but it only goes so far, only touches the air just above the skin of the truth. Theirs …

FEBRUARY IS “COLORFUL WOMEN” on SOCO MONTH

JESSE SUBLETT’S “COLORFUL WOMEN” ART EXHIBIT, HELD OVER UNTIL MARCH 6 (Last night). Show features my “Colorful Women” pieces which debuted at Yard Dog in December. Also some special Valentine-themed pieces, plus psychedelic fish, supernatural birds, and some strange men, such as the Lunar Gigolo, Satanic Rabbit and of course, …

Art Blog 12.28.10: Dig that crazy bassman

I just added a few pieces to the collection of completed works. Some are not new but I’ve recently tweaked the colors or mounted them on something. I added a bird to the fender of Satan’s car on the one called Hard Times for the Devil because I found a little …

Thursday is Mal Thursday

The art opening at Yard Dog was fabulous and I am super thrilled that so many friends came out and said they loved my art. My “Colorful Women” show will be up for the next two weeks, which means you’ll have until about December 17 to get down there and …