What is the best way to understand artists? For me, it’s, actually, going through the art making process. To experience what the artist experiences. Everyone is unique and completely different but the commonality is the struggle all artists have to create something and be heard, seen, and understood. The above slide show includes pictures I took of my […]
With touch screen technology, social media, and high definition television, the traditional artist must find ways to captivate an audience in a digital age. Kenney Mencher‘s, Renovated Reputations: Paintings and Fiction inspired by Vintage Portrait Photographs, forthcoming exhibition at the ArtHaus gallery is, certainly, a show that piques my interest. In reviewing his work, there is definitely […]
David Hockney is like Radiohead. He just evolves and gets better over time (but was great to begin with). In any case, read about his iPhone/iPad art exhibition here.
Southern Exposure (aka SOEX) is hosting the 2011 Monster Drawing Rally this Friday, February 25! As I’ve mentioned, I’m such a doodler at heart. Drawing is not only cathartic but an opening to the imagination. Oh, where a line can take you. Now, for as low as $10, you can visit the Verdi Club in […]
Ah, the day of heart shaped chocolates, conversation hearts, disdainful people that despise Valentine’s day, and an exchange of love notes… Truthfully, I absolutely love the day (YES, EVEN when I was single). I just never (ever) really thought of it as a day for couples. The history itself and all the believed legends of […]
Writing letters, drawing, doodling, and even your handwriting can become art. The documentary 1000 Journals includes interviews with individuals who have received and/or given away blank journals. The creator of the project, Someguy (yes, this is the name he goes by) is based in San Francisco thus tugging a bit at my heart-strings since I […]