Re-IMAGINED by Messy Masterpiece @ the AC Gallery

by Joseph A. Hazani June 11, 2017

The most prominent element to Messy’s artworks is that their compositional material is primarily sprayed paint. One’s first impression of aerosol paint is that of a street artist, using urban locales and other people’s property as their canvases of panoramic, visceral murals of creative typographies. The fact that here Messy is able to refine its use, condensing it to such relatively....

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History of Violence by Melanie Pullen @ Bergemont Station

by Joseph A. Hazani May 29, 2017

Ms. Pullen attempts, with quite a striking fastidiousness to photographic technique, to create an artistic statement on the use of violence in human society. Ignoring the wonderful technique, however, creates a cacophonous idea on what exactly is being exhibited. The very loose though asserted binding between her two completely independent artistic projects – one being famous Hollywood female....

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Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

by Joseph A. Hazani May 29, 2017

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot defines dramedy. Its subject matter is torrentially serious, dealing with the ugly reality of Post 9/11 Afghanistan and the routing of the Taliban who nurtured jihadists to unleash bloodshed on Western Society. Yet it is able to soften the harsh subject matter’s crust with some delicacy, some absurdity even in the face of one of the arguably harshest places on Earth.....

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My Written Works

A Millionaire on Mars

A short....

On the Struggling Artist: An Essay

A philosophical....

On the Christian Business Ethic: An Essay

Analysis of the role that Christian morality has played in the development of commerce and....

On the Necessity of Color in the Fine Arts: An essay

A philosophical exploration of color and its use in Renaissance, abstract and modern fine....