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1991 Stories by Bob Adams

Archives: 1991
  • LEAP OF FAITH

    published November 13, 1991

    In her 1944 oil painting "Arizona," Dorothea Tanning stands at the edge of a cliff. She's surrounded by the spires, buttes and mesas of the red... More >>

  • ART OF DARKNESS

    published September 11, 1991

    When my friend at the Phoenix Art Museum told me I could make an extra $50 posing as a museumgoer for a documentary on the museum's newly mounted... More >>

  • HOLY ART

    published August 7, 1991

    In Valley art circles, "Lisa Sette, Lisa Sette, Lisa Sette" is a mantra intoned by young artists anxious for a chance at the nirvana of showing at... More >>

  • LOGONTO FOLK ART

    published July 10, 1991

    Melvin Killeen is an artist, but Melvin Killeen looks like my dad. Out on the town, Killeen is apt to wear brown polyester trousers with... More >>

  • TAKING IT TO THE STREETS

    published May 8, 1991

    Square One, at the corner of Washington and Central in downtown Phoenix, is a block of vacant storefronts, boarded up and painted with murals.... More >>

  • POP GOES THE EASEL

    published April 10, 1991

    He was standing by the stack of Kellogg's Corn Flakes boxes, staring ahead, eyes glazed, face pock-marked and wan, mouth slightly open. Later... More >>

Archives: 1991
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