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Fellow Artist: Diane Leon, Creating the life she wants

By FdlM I had the pleasure of meeting Diane at the taping of a documentary on abstract artists in which we both were featured. Since then we’ve been in touch and always following each other’s work and creative process. She’s [...]

Fellow Artist: Stephen Cimini, Branding becomes the work

If you don’t know Stephen Cimini, chances are that you’ll say you’ve seen his work in some editorial or luxurious space before. Depending on who I’ve talked about his art, people have described him as “the guy who [...]

Abstract Pop Portraits signed art prints by FdlM $25 ea. Available Now!

Back by popular demand! Abstract Pop signed print of original 2009 works by Franck de las Mercedes. A celebration of icons that have made a mark on the artist’s life and the world of music, film, art and literature.   On February [...]

Fellow Artist: Laura Alvarez, Growing roots in The Bronx.

By Franck de las Mercedes Welcome to Laura’s feisty, magical and whimsical visual world. Definitely one of the most prolific artists I’ve come across, and she still has time be a community activist, educator and run an org.  [...]

Josephine Baker–Dancer, Singer, Booty Spy

By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes We often expect our military heroes to come equipped with great athletic prowess and years of grueling training. A few ultramodern, nearly-magic gadgets and good looks don’t hurt either. Josephine [...]

Are You a Candle or a Mirror?

By Vicki Hinze   On awakening, like everyone else, I have my rituals. One of them is to read from the Bible and then to pull a quote for the day and reflect on how the two–the reading and the quote–interrelate. The quote for today [...]

Mike the Photo Law Suit Scammer Caught!

By Bayard & Holmes Recently, National Best Selling Author Roni Loren published an article about being sued for a blog photo that shook the blogging world right down to its ellipsis. Suddenly, bloggers came out of the woodwork, telling [...]