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“. . I have always sought to be understood and, while I was taken to task by critics or colleagues, I thought they were right, assuming I had not been clear enough to be understood.

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#FourDays of #School before #SpringBreak - Let's #KeepWorking

“Remember, all the answers you need are inside of you; you only have to become quiet enough to hear them.” — Debbie Ford AP Studio Art: Duchamp – Let’s take the figure and break it into planes. 407 more words


I looked on the photo below and thought: “Would Henri Matisse like it?”

There was no answer from above or below.

“Yes!’, – came answer from inside.

What’s your opinion?


Parrots and Mermaids in het Stedelijk

The Oasis of Matisse is the largest-ever retrospective of work by Henri Matisse (1869-1954) to be shown in the Netherlands. The exhibition traces the multi-sided talent and artistic development of Matisse from his early work through to the dazzling cut-outs of his later years. 304 more words

Inspiring Spaces

Inspirational spaces are not always the purview of the wealthiest 1%.  Occasionally, we find that artists will create exceptional spaces to live in and to display their art.  64 more words

Quote of the Week/ Finishing

I want to reach the state of condensation of sensations which constitutes a picture. Perhaps I might be satisfied momentarily with a work finished at one sitting, but I would soon get bored looking at it; therefore, I prefer to continue working on it so that later I may recognize it as a work of my mind…Nowadays, I try to infuse some calm into my pictures and I keep working at them until I have succeeded in doing so. 255 more words