Crafting Greatness

6/13/17 Notes to Myself: In all the world there is a common thread of greatness. Built of atoms. We matter. The arrangements may vary and the external forms differentiated. The potential exponential if we see our common bond. It’s all there. Inside. Nothing to be created. Built of atoms. We matter. Advertisements

Larger than Life

6/26/15 Notes to Myself: Larger than life… Well this is a literal interpretation and what greeted me as I approached the entrance to The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton,NJ. What came to my awareness was how paintings often have the same profound effect on my senses. What is it that makes a work of art […]

Hindsight

4/3/15 Notes to Myself: How much do you know about an artist simply by looking at their work? I’ve often wondered about the written analysis of art work. While the academic intellectualized interpretation can be helpful I’ve always had a desire to know a little more about what the artist may have been experiencing. Often […]

Abstract Expressionism

What is an abstract expression?  Isn’t all art on some level an abstraction of the artists experience with the subject no matter how they decide to represent it? What I find compelling about Abstract Expressionism is the energy and spirit.  Perhaps that was the underlying strength tipping this movement.  An article in New York Art […]

Passionate or Crazy?

Over the past few weeks I have been reading a lot about Vincent van Gogh and my appreciation for the man and the artist has grown. Like many artists, van Gogh is an interesting character with a lot of texture.  What has drawn me to learning more about him is the question of someone being […]