Tag Archives: 1960’s

The FUNKIN’ Coen Brothers

The FUNKIN’ Coen Brothers

The Coen Brothers have gone from Funky Indy filmmakers to mainstream Hollywood since they first arrived in 1984.  A follower of their work since “Blood Simple,” which I saw at The Quad theater in NYC’s Village area, I’m looking forward to their new film “Inside Llewyn Davis.”  Starring Justin Timberlake, the film also more than solidifies the singer’s place as an A-List movie actor.

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The MOUF Celebrates Black History Our Way – Vol 3

The MOUF Celebrates Black History Our Way – Vol 3

Kerry James Marshall was born in 1955 in Birmingham, Alabama, and was educated at the Otis Art Institute in Los Angeles, from which he received a BFA, and an honorary doctorate in 1999. The subject matter of his paintings, installations, and public projects is often drawn from Black popular culture, and is rooted in the geography of his upbringing: “You can’t be born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1955 and grow up in South Central, Los Angeles near the Black Panthers headquarters, and not feel like you’ve got some kind of social responsibility.

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