Not but a day or two ago a veteran Verizon DSL Technician visited our studio office. While he was working on boosting our DSL speed he looked at some of the paintings in the office and commented, "What was your inspiration for this painting...and again for that painting?" I replied in what could have been interpreted as a smart A** reply. NADA. His eyes widened, "What do you mean you are not inspired?" So I explained, "I do everything humanly possible to not be influenced by what I see...and…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2011 at 21:37
You would be amazed at the who's who of dyslexics...Right off... let's name this one... not that he needs anymore attention... Picasso. Yes he and some other pretty well-known artists were lucky enough to be blessed with dyslexia. Just to name a few more in the world of art Ansel Adams, Da Vinci, Rauschenberg, Rodin and Pollock.
Because I happen to like Pollock's work and because I have always been fascinated by Lee Krasner's art I started reading Lee Krasner a biography by Gail…Continue
Posted on November 6, 2011 at 22:18
Some artists, mostly "great" have the ability to see things beyond their normal senses. These mental forces or intuitions, with luck find their way into the brush. Everything about a painting has meaning.
Subject matter... "you name it, you can paint it...even if you don't really see it."
Posted on October 9, 2011 at 19:45
It's hard for me to look at a steak and not think of Aaron Copland. After all the VO on the TV commercial says, "Beef...It's what's for dinner." With Hoe-Down from the Rodeo Suite blazing in the background (yes, I know this commercial is disturbing to my vegan & PETA friends).
Posted on September 18, 2011 at 22:05