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Artists at Work

I’m far too busy to write a full blog entry this week, so instead, I’ve decided to post photos of other artists working.

ABOVE: Jackson Pollock at work in his studio, 1950, photo: Hans Namuth… 48 more words


Henri Matisse

The Iridescence of Birds written by Patricia MacLachlan and marvelously illustrated by Hadley Hooper, is a book about Henri Matisse. It begins with this line… 123 more words


Art Inspired

PINTEREST is an image bonanza for me. I’m almost always inspired by what I see even though typical Pinterest images are not about art (most images are about fashion, babies, craft and food). 1,267 more words


I Am Inspired By Nature's Lush Arrangements

“An artist must never be a prisoner. Prisoner? An artist should never be a prisoner of himself, prisoner of style, prisoner of reputation, prisoner of success, etc…….Creativity takes courage.”  —Henri Matisse

What inspires you?

The art of accompaniment II

I cannot encounter another human being without being open. Any preconceptions I have of them, and especially any demands I might make of them, get in the way. 528 more words



Robert Capa, [Henri Matisse with cat curled between his legs, working from his bed, (Cimiez) Nice, France.] August 1949, 3328.1992

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Fans In A Flashbulb

A Couple of Days in Los Angeles

Two glorious days of art! We spent the first day in the LA County Museum of Art with a quick visit to the Brea Tar Pits. 197 more words