Step Through Cinema With Stefania Rota’s Cinezoïque

A linear narrative through time propelled by the vision of other cinematographers captured moment by moment, conceived and edited by Italian artist Stefania Rota. With a simple and elegant gesture Rota’s Cinezoïque presents humans, regardless of age, gender, or context, moving forward. To enjoy more of Stefania’s art visit her homepage Minimal Baroque, view her […]

Musical Rendition of “The Day The LOL Cats Died”

Not much to say here, other than please call, your representatives and speak out about your belief in network neutrality, freedom, and the right to share. Also if you’re interested in SOPA / PIPA you’re likely interested in Public Domain…and here’s a recent headline from Wired that is a bit upsetting: Supreme Court Says Congress […]

Pete Ippel Studio Thank You

This thank you goes out to everyone who sent me a message, gave me a thumbs up, shared their energy, drove me to the hospital, smiled, laughed, held me when I cried, cut my skull open, taught my class, wiped my ass, showered me, fed me, stuck needles in me, listened to my story attentively, […]

The Seven Things You Must Know Before Purchasing Contemporary Art

When you learn how to best answer these questions, you are ready to buy some art. Get educated, enjoy life, support artists. What am I looking at? What is my budget? Can I make it myself? Why do I like it? Is it an investment? Can I store it? Will it degrade? Contact Pete Ippel […]

Free Money, Sticky Fingers

Earlier this month I participated in SOMArts Community Center’s show “MOMENTS (Bringing Back the Now)”. At the opening, Justin Hoover, the newly hired director of the gallery space, re-created the 100 Performances for the Hole that he formerly curated out of his Garage San Francisco’s Pacific Heights Neighborhood. For 100 Performances for the Hole Take-Two, […]