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Realism AND Abstraction

Andrew Wyeth said, “If you can combine realism and abstraction, you’ve got something terrific.”  He did just that.  “Spring Fed” is a depiction of squares upon squares inside squares.   142 more words


Tinkerbell flying: Amélie Poirier, Montreal artist and brave heart.

“I lay out all my paints and select which colors I will work with that day. I go by instinct. If it doesn’t work then I say, today is not for painting…I will go to a museum, I will go for a walk. 555 more words


'Action Paint' Cookies

Fun Fact: I have worked as a camp counselor. More specifically with arts & crafts.

One of my favorite lessons to work with is on ‘Action Paint’, like the work of Jackson Pollack. 731 more words


The Natural World

In a probably apocryphal story the painter Jackson Pollock was asked by someone curious about his paintings why he didn’t work from nature. Pollack was said to have quickly retorted – ‘I don’t need to work from nature, I am nature!’ 449 more words

SOTHEBY'S • East Side Children's Art Show

300 kids showed off their artwork at SOTHEBY’S last week………and a lot of these kids said they want to be artists when they grow up. 53 more words



Jackson Pollack at the National Gallery of Art.