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Edvard Munch, The Three Stages of Woman, 1894

Munch remains my favorite artist. The flow of lines is exquisite. The morbidity of his works is from his life, similar to Edgar Allen Poe’s, as he, like Poe, experienced the loss of his mother (at age 5) from tuberculosis. Then his … Continue reading

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Killers Among Us Part 2 of 4

This is part 2 of a diversion from the usual art postings. The topic of this blog is my life with (serial and non-serial) killers. (Also see part 1) After college, I moved to Washington DC, (Bethesda, actually), and lived … Continue reading

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Killers Among Us Part 1 of 4

Although I usually blog on art, today I felt like dwelling on a topic that my novel concentrates on: killers. One thing I find strange in my life is all of the weird too-close-range circumference of killers and personal experiences … Continue reading

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Testimonial art from Nazi Germany

Wilhelm Werner (1898-1940). Inmate of a Nazi psychiatric clinic, Werner became victim of compulsory sterilisation sometime between 1934 and 1938. The drawing below is his expression of sterilization.  In 1940 he was murdered by the Nazis (in T4 Euthanasia program, … Continue reading

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