Her art is driven by her sense of empathy towards a profound quest for life's redemptive meanings as the antidote for her glimpse of incomprehensible evil.
The saying goes that art is not for everyone. Or something. There is a lot of myth surrounding the elusive idea of what "art" is and somewhere, someone down the line made the universal decision that art is simply not something that everyone can understand.
David Hockney is a fearless innovator who is always ahead of the curve, experimenting with the latest technologies to discover new ways of making images.
On the face of it, one might have reservations about a calligraphy show as art, the same way one might feel about "word art" in the contemporary sphere of the art world. For an artist, seeming too quick or spontaneous to an audience is a risk.
Brenda Hope Zappitell, an Abstract Expressionist painter whose work will be on view at the Boca Raton Museum of Art beginning July 27th, believes that every experience of her life has influenced the forms and colors that appear in her paintings.
I have written about Jazz-minh Moore's paintings before, and I'd like to add a little more here. Her second solo show at Claire Oliver Gallery is up until the end of July.
Keeping mind in Roland Barthe's idea that the best stories are those which are open to widely varying interpretations, Beaucage's sweet and sweepingly painted characters meet, flirt and wander in a loosely brushed Rococo paradise that opens up myriad narrative possibilities.
Creativity can be nurtured throughout life, and the older brain, rich in life experiences, can be stimulated to create and contribute in extraordinary ways.
That's why expressive arts therapy can be so effective. The process of confronting and overcoming the inner blocks in our minds allows a great healing to take place. We can heal old wounds and release old blocks, so that we can express what our souls truly want us to express.
Presenting a quick tutorial on how to turn the Ikea Nornäs dresser into a perfectly lacquered and brass-hardware-embellished foyer console. See how it's done.
Football chose him until he chose art. Football was a dream realized, art a dream deferred.
Her positivity could be a result of a childhood spent roaming around Hawaiian islands. It could be a culmination of a post college, mind-altering, backpacking trip through Europe and the immediate triumph of the harsh corporate world following.
Knowing a reliable custom framer in your town is essential if you love to hang art. But that sinking feeling when you see the price tag at pickup is almost inevitable. If it leaves you wondering if there's a less expensive way, the good news is that there is!
Let's address a problem I think many of us have with looking at drawings and paintings of children: we are so accustomed to having our heartstrings crudely yanked that the entire genre is suspect.
Perhaps only the great die young, yet true genius lives on as evidenced by Haring's enduring legacy -- his amazing contributions to art continue to flourish today in our homes, exhibitions and major museums all over the world.
Upon seeing the final portrait I thought, "This is certainly not a Kodak moment." No forced smile gazed out from the canvas, but rather, a thoughtful gaze and an astonishing resemblance, executed in an honest and comprehensive way.