Sometimes the magic and beauty of the classroom, the soaring beyond simple skills and content, happens in the most unexpected ways. At these moments, we are experiencing a kind of performance art in the classroom.
I continue on my journey to share with you some of the world's creative geniuses. These individuals turn their imaginations into reality. They all share a common mission to make the world a better place, may it be through innovation, creativity or both.
We all wish we could follow our bliss. If only we knew what it was. Because most of us don't, I set about to interview achievers who somehow found theirs in a variety of ways.
I've come to know this yearly event as an effervescent evening of cocktails, music, and a splendid array of more than 100 original artworks exhibited for sale by Gallery artists.
In this lifetime, I spent a long time looking for joy. I found that for me, choosing a good attitude and trying to affect positivity for those that I'm able to interact with is where I have joy. This is the joy that's available for free...it's love for other people.
The hydrangeas still bloomed when Mario Alberico opened his back door in November 2013 and took what he thought could very well be his last walk outside.
The Unlimited sector of the international art fair Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland, presents large scale installations, paintings and sculptures, performances and videos in Hall 1 of Messe Basel. This year, the fair presents 74 projects.
Anthony Demby, has worn many hats in the music business for over 18 years. From working on campaigns at labels like Mercury, Arista, and Def Jam, to music supervising soundtracks for Will Smith's Overbrook Entertainment, to being an artist manager influencing the rise of John Legend and Childish Gambino.
I recently visited painter Max Ginsburg in his studio to talk about his his politically and emotionally charged paintings. For more than sixty years, Ginsburg has painted from life.
Recently, I came across a young Ezdi, Nasser H. Kassow from Shingal (Sinjar) who is a student of English at a University in Zakho. Kassow had tweeted some of his impressionistic paintings on the state of Yazidis. As we engaged on social media, I interviewed him via Skype to know a little more about his work.
"When you mix too many colors together, you get manure." -- My friend's art teacher It's true, isn't it? When we try to involve too many people, or a...
Sophie Calle is the kind of woman who you know that you would want to be friends with. Her obsession with personal objects, wry knowingness and ability to stalk someone at will make her the prime candidate for any discerning art lover. Through her work, it's practically impossible not to fall in love with her.
One muggy September weekend, my 5'6" cardboard woman donned a bikini of found objects, sat in a chair my husband had painted as a child, and overlooked the Anacostia River. Her crêpe paper hair rustled in the occasional breeze and plastic ponies danced at her feet as dozens of people took her picture.