New Featured Artist : R. Keith

by on November 8, 2019 :: 0 comments

This month we welcome back one of our favorites (though admittedly it’s hard to pick ‘favorites’ when it comes to the gallery), the great R. Keith. Combining a variety of vintage pictures with ripped up text (captions?), these collages have a stark mystery to them that always captures our attention. We don’t quite know why and we don’t quite know how but R. …

Mad Swirl Merch Holidaze Sale

by on November 8, 2019 :: 0 comments

Extra! Extra! Read ALL about it! Mad Swirl Merch available just in time for the holidaze! The whole mad swirl of merch begins right here, at our online store! If you haven’t already got yourself some mad threads to sport, then you’ve come to the right post. We have Mens & Ladies tees in all sizes & even MORE colors. …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 11.02.19

by on November 3, 2019 :: 0 comments

“Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long.” Walker Evans ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Amir ~ Mario Loprete This one concludes Mario’s feature Mad Swirl set. But don’t fret… we got another featured artist lined up for you to feast your eyes upon! Stay tuned… To see ALL of Mario’s mad-nificent works, as well as …

Mad Swirl Open Mic : 11.06.19

by on October 28, 2019 :: 0 comments

Join Mad Swirl Open Mic THIS 1st Wednesday of November (aka 11.06.19) at 8:00 SHARP as we swirl it up at once again at Top Ten Records! This month we will be Swirl-abrating our 15 year of open mic Mad-ness! We can’t believe that all those years have slipped by since we first hosted our event at Absinthe Lounge back …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.26.19

by on October 27, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.” Sylvia Plath ••• The Mad Gallery ••• DON JOE ~ Mario Loprete To see ALL of Mario’s mad-nificent works, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.19.19

by on October 20, 2019 :: 0 comments

“As I create art, it is like a love affair. My days go by loving what I do.” Peter Max ••• The Mad Gallery ••• Mario ~ Mario Loprete To see ALL of Mario’s mad-nificent works, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum… …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.12.19

by on October 13, 2019 :: 0 comments

“In reality art is always for everyone and for no one” Eugenio Montale ••• The Mad Gallery ••• untitled concrete sculpture ~ Mario Loprete To see ALL of Mario’s mad-nificent works, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry Forum…  we looked at sky with …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 10.05.19

by on October 6, 2019 :: 0 comments

“I give thanks everyday that I’ve been able to take my craziness and make it work for me.” Fritz Scholder ••• The Mad Gallery ••• fabri fibra ~ Mario Loprete To see ALL of Mario’s mad-nificent works, as well as our other featured artists (45 total!), visit our Mad Gallery! ••• The Poetry Forum ••• This last week on Mad Swirl’s Poetry …

Note of Gratitude to the Mad Ones : 10.02.19

by on October 5, 2019 :: 0 comments

This past 1st Wednesday of October (aka 10.02.19) Mad Swirl once again whirled up our open mic madness! This time we did our thang at the historic Top Ten Records! HUGE GRATS to them for opening their arms to us Mad ones & shout out to all you mad poets, performers, artists and musicians who helped swirl us up some googily madness! …

The Best of Mad Swirl : 09.28.19

by on September 29, 2019 :: 0 comments

“We didn’t ask. We just did. We just did what was in our heart.” Ben E. King ••• The Mad Gallery ••• b-boy ~ Mario Loprete Mad Swirl is proud to introduce Italian artist Mario Loprete to the Mad swirl Gallery and boy, are we excited to have him! With a featured collection in both paint and concrete, Loprete seems …