From the Criterion website, Scorsese on Powell and Pressburger’s The Red Shoes, with some comments that could apply to art in general: I’ve said and written so much about this picture over the years; for me it’s always been one of the very greatest ever made, and every time I go back to look at […]
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Powerful and simple street art from Fast Company. It would be creepier and more effective if we didn’t know who did it. Banksy must wish he’d thought of it.
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This would be cool. Fragonard in the subway; Sisley riding on top of cabs. Not that it will ever happen. From Fast Company.
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Inside her loft, artist Terri Chiao has built a great place for fellow artists, or anyone else, to stay for $118 a night, and it’s in Brooklyn, no less. A fort and a treehouse. What could be better?
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Food to raise money for British museums at The Guardian.
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I am excited to announce that registration is now open for The Art That Binds Us Together Saturday, April 12, 2014 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Favell Museum Klamath Falls, Oregon $25.00 (Benefits the Favell Museum) With The Art of Survival as your inspiration, you will remember the internment of the Japanese people in Tule Lake during World War ll, and re-discover how through the expression and creation of art, the process of healing begins….
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At Vanity Fair, Chuck Close says he wants to humanize the stars. Finally. No longer must I click to Guess My Face Without Makeup or the mug shots at www.thesmokinggun.com for a full dose of celebrity humanity. It used to be I could rely on my daughter, Christin, to endear me to famous actors, back when she […]
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I am so sorry that it has been so long since my last post! I have been so busy with deadlines, artmaking and life that I have neglected my blog. I never thought I would do this, as River Garden Studio has been my magical place to express myself for five years! This month of February is always filled with dreams. Of color, the return of color to my gardens and our landscapes. I am…
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http://www.mobiledia.com/news/188186.html Advice from one of my favorite storytellers on why we need to write…. and write again…. and write again… and keep writing.
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