Thursday, November 29, 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
T. Renner, "Variation for Robert Motherwell #7," 2008, acrylic on paper, 4.5" x 4.5".
Note: I received this excellent -- except that it turned out to be spam (since deleted) -- comment in Russian (translated by Babelfish):
"Intimas of acquaintance without sms and any nonsense… find and you to itself partner. Is the [partrerskaya] program [of] And small anecdote for the reflection. Purchased peasant to himself into the chicken coop of new rooster. That generally some concerned was, on tens of hens during the day of [ebal]. Yes even not only hens, but generally entire bird, which it will see. And here once goes peasant in the chicken coop, and there rooster is dragged along dead in the puddle of mud, and they were gathered around the crow. Peasant tells the rooster: - That zh you so, Pete, yourself did not keep? That opens slightly one eye and hisses: - Bough, you [spugnesh] crows, you to [vyebu]."
Originally posted December 15, 2009.
Posted by Tony Renner at 11:44 AM
Monday, November 26, 2012
T. Renner, "We Will Live Our Stupid Dream (for Richard Butler)," 2010, acrylic on paper, 6" x 4".
Originally posted November 26, 2010.
Posted by Tony Renner at 6:17 AM
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Friday, November 23, 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
On Saturday night (October 4, 2008), I got up on stage with Bunnygrunt at the Strolling Cones Cock & Bull Sonic Circus at Off Broadway and painted a large 80" x 60" sheet of cardboard as the band played their set.
Originally posted on October 6, 2008.
Posted by Tony Renner at 4:29 PM
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
T. Renner, "PVC and Sky #1," 2009, digital photograph.
Driving by Washington University's campus a few weeks ago I noticed a group of interesting structures on the corner of Skinker and Forsyth. Unfortunately, I didn't get around to taking any photos until after the leaves had lost their beautiful read and gold colors. Still, I think this photo works well in black and white.
It turns out the structures are the work of students in Arny Nadler's 3D design class at Washington University.
Originally posted November 17, 2009.
Posted by Tony Renner at 2:41 AM
Monday, November 19, 2012
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
Thursday, November 15, 2012
T. Renner, "For Georgia," digital photograph.
From the web site of the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum:
Georgia O'Keeffe was born on November 15, 1887, the second of seven children, and grew up on a farm in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. As a child she received art lessons at home, and her abilities were quickly recognized and encouraged by teachers throughout her school years. By the time she graduated from high school in 1905, O'Keeffe had determined to make her way as an artist.
Posted by Tony Renner at 2:05 PM
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Monday, November 12, 2012
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Thursday, November 8, 2012
T. Renner, "The Miraculous Mandarin #2 (for Bela Bartok)," 2009, acrylic on paper, 5" x 7".
The eighth in a series of works inspired by the "Powerful Percussion" program performed by the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra on Friday, October 30.
Keep up with the activities of the SLSO by following Eddie Silva's daily blog!
Originally posted on November 8, 2009.
Posted by Tony Renner at 1:16 PM
Monday, November 5, 2012
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Friday, November 2, 2012
T. Renner, "X for KDHX," 2012, acrylic on canvas, 18" x 24".
Outrageous and chaotic, this competitive art auction event benefits FM 88.1 KDHX! Admission is $15, and all proceeds benefit KDHX. 6:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Art Attack 4 is a single elimination tournament pitting 32 local artists head-to-head. Audience response to each painting will be judged, with the piece receiving the most applause progressing to the next round and the losing piece being auctioned to the highest bidder. But there's one catch...
If bids aren’t high enough, the art will face a perilous future in front of the Wheel of Misfortune! This large wheel includes six diabolical and imaginative ways of destroying the losing piece: Perhaps by chainsaw, an evil Lunch Lady or a relentless Arch Rival Roller Girl.
Buy some art, or punch it in the face: you can't lose!
Posted by Tony Renner at 12:13 PM
Thursday, November 1, 2012
T. Renner, "Dragon," 2010, acrylic on paper, 4" x 6".
Originally posted on December 30, 2010.
we were all excited
we would have dodged
from her breath
but by the time
we started out
-- Tony Renner
Posted by Tony Renner at 1:39 PM