“A Good artist has less time than ideas.” Martin Kippenberger “Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” Andy Warhol “I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality.” Frida Kahlo […]Read more "Thursday Thoughts of Art"
Recently at the Seattle Art Fair I realized there is a duality of the definition of FAIR. Since the middle ages Fairs have been gathering people for the purpose of entertainment and commercial activity. Participants showcase their wares traveling from all over the world to meet new buyers and increase and open up new markets. […]Read more "WHATS FAIR AT THE ART FAIR"
“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found.” ~James Russell Lowell “Free your mind and your ass will follow” ~George Clinton “Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite–getting something down.” ~Julia Cameron “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. […]Read more "THURSDAY THOUGHTS OF ART"
It always amazes me that the Art World lets critics and art pundits – characterized and stereotype artists with labels and their self-ingratiating opinions, most of which are reversed over time…. just ask the first impressionists. One of Americas greatest artist had to suffer through this art labeling legacy. His name is ANDREW WYETH. The […]Read more "MY ANDY"
“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” ~Jean-Luc Godard ”When it is working, you completely go into another place, you’re tapping into things that are totally universal, completely beyond your ego and your own self. That’s what it’s all about.” ~Keith Haring “The object isn’t to make art, it’s […]Read more "Thoughts on Art"
Interpreting the reason painters use color, has its own embedded meanings. Like the use of geometric shades, contrasting colors interrupting and intersecting each on ships in WWII called…. Dazzle Paint. The use of dazzle paint was used to camouflage these ships from enemy fire. Each ship had its own unique dazzle pattern, and was a […]Read more "DAZZLE PAINT"
In the earth’s rotation “trade winds” flow over high mountains and like in the Art World create the Rainbow of ideas and the interpretation of our natural laws. The Art world is not prescriptive… its descriptive… “IT’S A WINDOW AND A MIRROR”. FA-C will help open every window and help project the images of every […]Read more "WHAT MAKES A RAINBOW"