Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Del Shannon "Runaway"

This makes me feel good! (1965)

The Original "Mousegetar"

(Photo credit: Megan Duffy flickr)
I play tenor (sometimes) and I find this little guitar fascinating. This is the original tenor "Mousegetar" from the 1950s that is on display in the Disney Museum.
Read about it and listen to Jimmy Dodd play this special guitar with Doreen singing (on youtube) at



Monday, March 21, 2011

"Buy What You Love" Marianne Boesky Gallery, Chelsea, March 24, 2011

"Ophelia" (Painting by Amy Crehore)
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I am in two art shows this week in NYC. The first is the "Buy What You Love" Charity Art Show for cancer organized by the Rema Hort Mann Foundation. This show will be held at the Marianne Boesky Gallery, 509 West 24th St. on Thursday night March 24th, 2011 from 6:30pm-9:30pm. I donated one of my "Little Pierrots" ("Ophelia" above) for this cause.
Here is the link to more information and partial view of images (one night only!):

Saturday, March 19, 2011

My New Painting: "Vulnerable Seascape" by Amy Crehore

Detail of new painting (Crehore)
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Detail of new painting (Crehore)
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"Vulnerable Seascape"
14" x 18" oil on linen painting by Amy Crehore 2011
(17" x 21" frame approx.)

Here is my brand new painting for a new show which opens next weekend in NYC: The “Song of the Sirens” group show: Last Rites Gallery, 511 W. 33rd Street, 3floor, NYC. Opening reception: March 26th, 7-11 pm. Show runs until April 23, 2011. www.lastritesgallery.com

Featuring diverse subject matter and a variety of media from:
Amy Crehore, Imminent Disaster, Yoko D'Holbachie, Leslie Ditto, Dan-ah Kim, Danni Shinya Luo, Angie Mason, Tara McPherson, Miso, Catherine Brooks and Tamara Cervenka aka Isobel Milena, Niagara, Lisa Petrucci, Lilly Piri, Mijn Schatje, Pink Smith, Allison Sommers and more.

The Art of Amy Crehore

(Update: Please contact amy@amycrehore.com with questions regarding this painting.)

P.S. I am also in the "Buy What You Love" RHMF Charity Art Show at Marianne Boesky Gallery, Chelsea, NYC on March 24th, 2011. Don't miss! LINK