Early Blogs

John Seed: Early Blogs

My recollections of meeting and working for Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1983 

A profile of the artist Jon Swihart and a discussion of his passion for the works of a 19th century French academic master.  

My manifesto.

A long essay recalling a Philip Guston drawing I once owned, and my research into its meaning.

A profile of painter Anne Harris, one of my favorite artists, and a blog that said what it needed to say without rambling on and on as some others have done...

A tribute to my mentor, Nathan Oliveira. 

Two artists you normally wouldn't think of together, but there were more connections than you might imagine. 

A humorous allegory dealing with some serious cultural issues.

Commenting on a museum's blind spot.