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Desolate: Friday Fictioneers

Roadside stops at alluring views often lead to interesting observations and potentially creative ideas. 170 more words

Friday Fictioneers

Once Upon a Time, in the Bauhaus:

Lines, geometry, grey scale.

Going back to the basics.

This is the piece I go back to to get reminded of the power of analogue; this is not entirely about clean lines and perfect geometry, but about the texture and general tactile quality of the surface. 36 more words

Art

So Close, So Faraway

    

Christina’s World by Andrew Wyeth (painted in 1948)

How are things in your world today? Perhaps it’s meh. Whatever.  Or maybe it’s utterly fantabulous!  Completely awesome and amazing. 819 more words

Beauty

ART

We view great art through the lens of others: museum curators, art critics and historians have already defined for us what is great, what should be viewed, displayed, snapped, become excited over, and it is there, hanging on the walls of the MoMA, the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan, beckoning the tourist. 356 more words

Christina Olson of Christina's World

Wind from the Sea – Andrew Wyeth – National Gallery of Art

Wind from the Sea is a window, curtains, and a distant landscape.  Windows, of course, have fascinated artists for centuries and the literature on the subject is extensive…. 414 more words

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