PASSION PAINTS THE ARTIST

PASSION is the greatest motivator of creating an ART form. That expression of passion is the artist own signature. Without that unique identity an artist appreciation is loss, maybe even an entire movement of new direction Art can take us may also be lost. Without the passion of Pablo Picasso, the Cubist movement would have […]

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Thursday Thoughts of Art

“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 […]

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WHATS FAIR AT THE ART FAIR

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. […]

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THURSDAY THOUGHTS OF ART

  “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. […]

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MY ANDY

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 […]

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Thoughts on Art

“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 […]

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