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By John A. Barry

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About this blog: I am the creator of trAction Painting, a process/performance genre in which paint is applied to large surfaces with bicycles, roller skates, and other wheeled conveyances. I have produced works on canvas, plywood, particle board, ...  (More)

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'Bollywood' On Bollinger
Nov 15, 2010 10:35 am
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The term "Bollywood" (a portmanteau of Bombay and Hollywood) tends to evoke images of "Slumdog Millionaire" or lush, extravagant musical productions. On November... More
Images of Saint Nick
Nov 29, 2010 12:53 pm
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I'm about to head off for the holidays and contemplate prospects for the coming year and columns. When I return, I plan to start a culinary/visual arts tour of some... More
New Gallery to Open in San Francisco
Nov 13, 2009 1:46 pm
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Unable to find a suitable venue in the Danville-San Ramon Area, a group of local artists has secured a space in San Francisco in which to showcase talent from around... More
Pedal-Propelled Painting
Oct 7, 2013 2:55 pm
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I had the best intentions about blogging during my trAction Painting performances at San Ramon's Art in the Park last weekend. But with preparation, performance,... More
Eyesore or Art?
Jul 27, 2010 11:21 am
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; art is anything you can get away with. These two truisms came to mind as a I read recently in the "Contra Costa Times" about... More
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Circumstances without Pomp
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‘Much Ado’ or is it Adios for ObamaCare?
By Tom Cushing | 17 comments | 542 views

trAction Painting Summer Camp
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 42 views