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EMOTIONS

Every emotion imaginable plays out in art.  I believe I express multiple emotions in one painting.  I have cropped details from paintings to express a few of my daily emotions. This first one expresses gentleness. FEAR DESIRE!!!  Title of painting is "So Hard Not To Want" and let's face it, once you get what you...

ABSTRACT MINIMALIST ANNE TRUITT

One of my favorite minimalist artists is Anne Truitt. She was considered a leader in the minimalist school of art.  I was fortunate to have her as one of my professors at UM. I loved her class.   Her way of teaching was to give insights along with exercises.  She was filled with words of...

FEATURE ARTIST OF THE WEEK MARK RAYMOND MASON

Eyes, Shattered Glass When I happened onto the website of Mark Raymond Mason, I was mesmerized by his abstract photography.  As my readers know, I adore abstract art and am especially drawn to black and white. Mark shoots black and white as well as color images. He writes: Since the beginning, I've always photographed temporary things, threatened...

EXPRESSING THE WISDOM OF THICH NHAT HANH

"Listen With Compassion to the Wounded Child Inside" Thich Nhat Hanh writes: In each of us, there is a young, suffering child. We have all had times of difficulty as children and many of us have experienced trauma. To protect and defend ourselves against future suffering, we often try to forget those painful times. Every...
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