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amy-king's picture
Oct.16.2012
POET ON PAINTING?AMY KINGPosted on October 16th, 2012   Authors on Artists: Amy King on Leonor Fini, Leonora Carrington, and Frida KahloPaint Is the Abyss’ Law, Living the Accent: Marginalia on Absorption   Paint Is the Secretion of Scene on Leonor Fini’s Set    I...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Oct.01.2012
    October 1   OLD BOOKKEEPING, NEW PAINTING     What will become of the fine lines I use to divide good news from bad?  How will I handle a life with no screen to keep the silt from shifting across my personal landscape?  A delicate crosshatch had kept little...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.25.2012
Kafka did not make many pronouncements about the visual arts, but I suspect (even though we are dealing with Kafka) that abstracts would not be his favourite. So I'm not sure what he would make of this Gerhard Richter painting, Prag 1883, coming up for auction. Richter created the...
christopher-cudworth's picture
Aug.26.2012
The phone call came on a quiet Sunday evening. My wife and I were sitting around watching television when I answered the phone to hear these three words: "Are you famous?" No introduction. No niceties. Just the raw inquiry about my status in the world. I did not know what to say. By most standards...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.30.2012
  July 30   DEFINITIONS     I am close to my Higher Power but I have no words to describe It.  I have found it best to say nothing unless asked.  When I do speak, it is always about the path I took or the way I held my face.  I know the things that changed, and...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jul.22.2012
  July 22   HOLD THE LINE       Relax is not the same as give up.  Unwind is not fray.  Let go doesn’t mean never grab hold.  It is important to have moderation in all things including moderation.  Exuberance and enthusiasm are wonderful in their season...
annette-talbert's picture
Jul.01.2012
  I've been thinking about and reading more about the process of creating art, specifically writing. I have been taking baby steps in terms of sharing my writing with others. I've had mostly positive feedback on my blog posts, but I'm contemplating more. Another blogger spoke of signing up for...
michael-seidel's picture
Jun.10.2012
...from somewhere in me, the edits emerged without effort. Here I was thinking that I had a lot of work to do. As I sat to do it, a hand took over and said, this is all that needs excised. Those six paragraphs. Done. Was that hard? Cool. Funny how the mind will explode with dire possibilities,...
raymond-mallette's picture
May.17.2012
     "Why do you like to write?"      I said this as I stared at the guy in the mirror. Pondering this question I asked of myself, the guy in the mirror answered back.      I like to write to create pictures in the minds of my readers. I...
cynthia-neale's picture
Apr.23.2012
Over the years, I’ve learned how to catch myself before I spin out of control emotionally. Sometimes it’s easier said than done, like many things concerning human emotions. It takes conscientious effort to reconstruct the old worn paths that meander through the woods of the mind that can send...