Archive for April, 2020

24
Apr
20

Eriberto Oriol and son Estevan Oriol a “Father and Son” exhibit at Carmichael Gallery.


 

 

A throwback with Chris-Trouble Delfosse aka “Big Trouble” and “Tocayo and Chavela” sculptures by Eriberto Oriol.

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Posting and text by Angelica Oriol

19
Apr
20

The “Lunatics have taken over the asylum”


“The Thinker” by Eriberto Oriol

Have you ever wonder if the “Lunatics have taken over the asylum” and we are now left just dancing with Madmen?

A predator’s mind is full of fear and insecurity. They can find no peace in a state of flux so they thrive on feeding its victims more of the unknown to control and to take away the right to speak.

The uncertainty goes up with every breaking news story and unanswered question. It all adds to the stress and anxiety of our collective mind. Yes, the “Lunatics have taken over the asylum” and we are now left dancing with Madmen.

This photo is called“The Thinker.” It was taken of one of the public restrooms right in the heart of downtown San Diego, Horton Plaza and known as “America’s Finest City.”

The title of the photo was taken from the most important sculptor of the modern era François Auguste René Rodin sculpture, “The Thinker.”

Text and Posting by Angelica Oriol

Lyrics of the song below.

Fun Boy Three music group popularize the song The Lunatics Have Taken Over The Asylum from 1981 to 1983 and the attribution to Rowland is reported to have occurred at least as early as 1926, in the work A Million and One Nights by Terry Ramsaye.

YouTube Video of The Lunatics Song

Free Dictionary link: https://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/lunatic

“The Lunatics have taken over the asylum” Lyrics

I see a clinic full of cynics
Who wants to twist the peoples’ wrist
They’re watching every move we make
We’re all included on the list

The lunatics have taken over the asylum
The lunatics have taken over the asylum

No nuclear the cowboy told us
And who am I to disagree
‘Cause when the madman flips the switch
The nuclear will go for me

The lunatics have taken over the asylum
The lunatics have taken over the asylum

I’ve seen the faces of starvation
But I just can not see the point
‘Cause there’s so much food here today
That no one wants to take away

The lunatics have taken over the asylum
The lunatics have taken over the asylum
The lunatics have taken over the asylum, take away my right to choose

The lunatics have taken over the asylum, take away my point of view
The lunatics have taken over the asylum

The lunatics have taken over the asylum, take away my dignity
Take these things away from me

The lunatics have taken over the asylum
The lunatics have taken over the asylum, take away my family

Take away the right to speak
The lunatics have taken over the asylum take away my point of view

Take away my right to choose

Source: LyricFind

Songwriters: Lynval Golding / Terry Hall / Neville Staples

The Lunatics lyrics © BMG Rights Management

 

 

17
Apr
20

Katalina on the Malibu Pier


 

Photo by Eriberto Oriol

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12
Apr
20

“And the Meek Shall Inherit the Earth”


Homelessness a Human Tragedy.

Photo by Eriberto Oriol

09
Apr
20

“L A Originals” on Netflix this Friday


Angelica and I are very proud of both Estevan and Cartoon, as they have been unwavering in pursuit of their goals against many odds.



This Friday 10th on Netflix Worldwide Premier of “LA Originals.” Thank you for your support.

Photo by Eriberto Oriol
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After you watch the “L A Originals” you can come back and leave your comments.

07
Apr
20

‘LA Originals’ on Netflix on Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon


Google Alert: Official Trailer for “LA Originals” Doc About Chicano Hip Hop Culture on Netflix April 10, 2020. Translated to several languages for Worldwide premiere.

With an influential nudge and old camera from his father – renowned photographer Eriberto Oriol – Estevan Oriol began documenting life on the road.

 

Check out the trailer of “LA Originals” Official Trailer for ‘LA Originals’ Doc About Chicano Hip Hop Culture – Estevan Oriol and Mr. Cartoon

Official Trailer for ‘LA Originals’ Doc About Chicano Hip Hop Culture

Three more days for the World Premier on

Photo by Eriberto Oriol, LA

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04
Apr
20

“The Joker: Convid-19 is Not a Hoax.”


“The Joker: Convid-19 is Not a Hoax.”
is part of the Crazy Sauce / Salsa Loca series. These are new works by artist Eriberto Oriol. Text by Angelica Oriol.

The beauty of this series is the spontaneity and characters in the artwork that reflect bewilderment from the incoherent events of our contemporary world of politics, economics and environmental crisis.

The dream is to be able, to tell the TRUTH, and forge a new pathway for the world that is about human kindness, caring, sharing and creating a world that never was before.

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