The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.28.18

by July 29, 2018 0 comments

“Art is a habit-forming drug.” Marcel Duchamp ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Tightening Shadows” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak To see more of Bill’s crazy collages, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we recalled past love from a lunar shove; we …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 08.01.18

by July 23, 2018 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl & Swirve (with special guest Max Oepen) this 1st Wednesday of August (aka 08.01.18) at 8:00 SHARP as we continue to swirl up our mic madness at our NEW mad mic-ness home, Dallas’ Regal Room at the Independent Bar & Kitchen! This month, besides breaking in the new digs, we will be showcasing the local and worldwide …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.21.18

by July 22, 2018 0 comments

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” Ernest Hemingway ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Unrestrained Abandon of Enigmatic Pleasures” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak To see more of Bill’s crazy collages, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.14.18

by July 15, 2018 0 comments

“All art is erotic.” Gustav Klimt ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Wind’s Unfinished Kisses” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak To see more of Bill’s crazy collages, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we dawned a day, put omens away; we lamented …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 07.07.18

by July 8, 2018 0 comments

“The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world.” Marc Chagall ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “The Exchange of Secrets” (above) by featured artist Bill Wolak Mad Swirl welcomes back a fan favorite, Bill Wolak, whose symmetrical sometimes-not-so-subtly-sexual visuals always seem to leave us wanting more. Thankfully for us, Bill …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 06.30.18

by July 1, 2018 0 comments

“The voice of passion is better than the voice of reason. The passionless cannot change history.” Czeslaw Milosz ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Nuclear Family” (above) by featured artist Elvin Armando It’s been quite a great run featuring Elvin Armando’s madly macabre canvases! This one will finish his streak as our featured artist. But don’t you worry, we’ve lined up …