Point of Art blogs on art, creativity, politics, CSA, religion and culture. Robert is a life-long professional artist, writer, musician & theatrician. Robert has been a professional creative all his adult life. Born in 1959 in Detroit, he has lived in New York, New Orleans and currently in Charleston. His commission portraits and fine art are part of over 950 collections throughout North America.

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Time for a Wealth Tax

Time for a Wealth Tax

The game is rigged alright. We’ve all been pitted against each other while the man gets away with the loot. When, oh when will we wake up to the biggest scam in history? It is time we had a wealth tax. We need a way to reverse the incredible income inequality that has...

Antifa vs the Frogs

Antifa vs the Frogs

I am forever wondering if I'm truly far left or if I'm just an empathetic person living in a late capitalist hell-scape, where I get called a commie for saying "hey maybe poor people don't deserve to starve." For the record, Antifa just means anti fascist. There is...

Hue-based Society

Hue-based Society

We live in a hue-based society. Most artists have an unhealthy addiction to hue. Our obsession with color, specifically the hue of a color, undermines our ability to see form objectively. The Power of Positive Painting, my 157 page full color book, is an an effort to...

A Dire Warning

A Dire Warning

I am sickened by these Republican senators, who will likely put their political miscalculations before country, dooming us to fascism, an escalating culture of violence, in the years to come. Why? Because they don’t want to tick off their base. But if they don’t nip...

The Magic Easel

The Magic Easel

Hi Robert, I am an artist, Ron Gianola, from Detroit living in northern Michigan. I have a story you may find interesting. I was a student at Arts and Crafts, later CCS, for years. Automotive Industrial Design, Illustration, later Fine Arts. Around the mid 80’s I...

Let’s Get this Party Started

Let’s Get this Party Started

Methinks those feigning surprise and outrage about the right resorting to violence this past January 6th must have been asleep the last 400 years. At the root of conservatism is racial violence. It’s as American as apple pie; it is our collective scourge for allowing...