Tag Archives: Georgia O’Keeffe

A Collage Poem of Random Pieces

…we’re riddled with pointless talk, insane quantities of words and images. Stupidity’s never blind or mute. So it’s not a problem of getting people to express themselves but of providing little gaps of solitude and silence in which they might eventually find … Continue reading

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The Universe is a Messy Place to Play . . .

“The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum morbid phenomena of the most varied kind come to pass.” Prison Notebooks, Antonio Gramsci Art by and Photo credit: … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keeffe Talks About Art and Being an Artist.

Georgia O’Keeffe was such a simple beautiful individual. Her images are full of life and nature and glory of being. I love the genuinely innocent way she talks about her work. She was able to keep her childlike nature throughout … Continue reading

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Abstraction

Abstraction is often the most definite form for the intangible thing in myself that I can clarify in paint. . . I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn’t say any other way– things I … Continue reading

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Make Your Maps as You Go

How to Discover Your Own New Worlds Step 1: Lose the Way The first step . . . shall be to lose the way.– Galway Kinnell It’s important to forget what you are doing–then a work of art may happen. … Continue reading

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