The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.14.17

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“Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.” ~ Cecil Beaton ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Untitled Portrait of Brooke” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 01.07.17

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“Poetry is man’s rebellion against being what he is.” ~ James Branch Cabell ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Learning to Fly” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… we reposed to …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.31.16

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“An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.” ~ Henri Matisse ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “And She Danced” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.24.16

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(this fine festive pic courtesy of Tyler Malone) “Art is Art. Everything else is everything else.” ~ Ad Reinhardt ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Love Defined” (above) by featured artist William Zuback. To see more of William’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our Mad Gallery! We think you may recognize our featured visual artist’s latest batch …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.17.16

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“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets; art deserves that, for it and knowledge can raise man to the Divine.” ~ Ludwig van Beethoven ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Mr. Warner: 4” (above) by featured artist(s) Daniel Ableev & Bob Schroder. To see more of Daniel & Bob’s mad ‘toons, as well as our other featured …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.10.16

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“Well we all shine on / Like the moon and the stars and the sun / Well we all shine on / Ev’ryone come on” ~ John Lennon ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Mr. Warner: 3” (above) by featured artist(s) Daniel Ableev & Bob Schroder. To see more of Daniel & Bob’s mad ‘toons, as well as our other featured artists, …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 12.03.16

by on December 3, 2016 :: 0 comments

“The task of the artist at any time is uncompromisingly simple to discover what has not yet been done, and to do it.” ~ Craig Raine ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Mr. Warner: 2” (above) by featured artist(s) Daniel Ableev & Bob Schroder. To see more of Daniel & Bob’s mad ‘toons, as well as our other featured artists, visit our …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.26.16

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“My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I’m happy. I can’t figure it out. What am I doing right?” ~ Charles M. Schulz ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “Mr. Warner: 1” (above) by featured artist(s) Daniel Ableev & Bob Schroder. Our newest visual artist(s) come from the land of Europa with some pretty fascinating works …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.19.16

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“What is the poem, after it is written? That is the question. Not where it came from or why.” ~ Allen Tate ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “hag” (above) by featured artist Jennifer Lothrigel. To see more of Jennifer’s’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.12.16

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“The modes of expression of men of genius differ as much as their souls…” ~ Auguste Rodin ••• The Mad Gallery ••• “journey” (above) by featured artist Jennifer Lothrigel. To see more of Jennifer’s’s mad snaps, as well as our other featured artists, visit our mad Gallery at MadSwirl.com! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week in Mad Swirl’s Poetry …