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Resistance, Chuck Close, & The Work Behind Our Art

Several months ago I felt creatively empty and faced a deadline. The horrible reality behind this toxic pairing is that I want to be a published author and meeting this deadline would cause this dream to come true. 404 more words

Writing Tips

#Friday - and #Korb is away with #OtherArtStudents

Art is an adventure into the unknown world, which can be explored only by those willing to take risks.” Mark Rothko


7.2Ac: Evaluate the effectiveness of an image or images to influence ideas, feelings, and behaviors of specific audiences. 327 more words


Printmaking explored: The American Dream

The British Museum is exhibiting recent additions to its print collection that celebrate contemporary innovations in the medium.  ‘The American Dream: Pop to the Present’ presents a rich display of different US artists’ work from the last half century, beginning with the expected Warhols and Rauschenbergs before turning to the experimentations of Conceptualists and Minimalists – and also engaging with the political and social use of printmaking. 644 more words

The Portrait of an Artist by Another Artist

If a picture says a thousand words, then a portrait says a million. More than just an image, true portraiture captures and conveys a persons character and vulnerability. 66 more words


Artist of the moment.........Australian Vans the Omega

What a great mixture of styles Vans the Omega has. His experience with lettering and text from his more than two decades of experience with graffiiti. 193 more words

Subway Karma

I am starting to believe that every little thought and action, no matter how small, has an echo, a response from the universe.  Every little act of generosity, every little act of grumpiness or negativity pings back at us almost immediately.   303 more words


Close to Close

Finally made it onto the new Second Avenue subway that they started building (for the first time – before they ran out of money) when I was a kid going to middle school and just opened at the beginning of the year. 25 more words