Milton Quon at 100 with Ed Ruscha

Legendary Disney Animator Milton Quon, who celebrates his 100th birthday today, began at the Walt Disney Studios working as an inbetweener on Fantasia, and later worked as a first assistant animator on Dumbo before creating a wealth of artwork for the Studio’s publicity department. Milton working on publicity artwork for Make Mine Music. Known for Read more about Milton Quon at 100 with Ed Ruscha[…]

On Sargent

What do we think of Sargent?  A turn of the century court painter pandering to rich guys wives with languid eyes flopped out on sumptuous devons? Shall we toss Sargent in the art-closet with Bouguereau and Fragonard? Well, yes and no. A tough call, as the stunning collection recently shown at the Brooklyn Museum, now Read more about On Sargent[…]

Someday My Prince Will Come & A Well Lit Greyhound Station

Paul McCarthy is just one twisted dude. Sorry. We all love Walt Disney and really do not have any problems with his vision of America and storytelling. How many Angelinos get teary eyed reminising about sneaking onto Disneyland’s Tom Sawyer Island and having a smoke back in the day?  Rite of passage. Huck Finn would Read more about Someday My Prince Will Come & A Well Lit Greyhound Station[…]