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Art & Activism: Alexi DeVilliers – Jah Provides

Art & Activism: Alexi DeVilliers – Jah Provides

Oct 11, 2014

Alexi  DeVillers is an artist who makes sculptures out of an ordinary object that the rest of us throw away without a second thought – tin cans. He sells his sculptures; then with the proceeds, feeds about 150 people per week in the Phoenix area who need a hot meal but are a little down on their luck. After feeding the needy, he makes more art with the...

Coffee Bums

Coffee Bums

Oct 9, 2014

I was sitting outside Starbucks, enjoying my coffee, half decaf-half blonde extra nonfat, trying to think of a poem, something good.  Nothing. The best I could come up with, although I only gave inspiration about 20 seconds to show up, was a skinny haiku. Starbucks A tall blonde nonfat table outside nothing more cell phones chatter noise. It wasn’t much; but it...

Miro Burning

Miro Burning

Aug 16, 2014

I bought this Miro limited edition print from a guy who sold it to me as being real. I framed it and had it hanging on a wall until I finally got around to checking it out. I emailed photos of the print to the Joan Miro Foundation in Barcelona and asked for their help in authenticating it. They couldn’t say yes or no if it was original without inspecting it in...