Tag Archives: Art
Gustav Klimt’s Golden Apple Tree, 1903 It’s amazing to me when an artist is able to craft a recognizable, signature style. There are eight billion people on planet earth at the moment, yet I knew the artist before looking at the credit.
A frame can be an important thing. It forces you to stop a moment and really look at what’s inside the border.
Piet Mondrian’s Evening, 1906 I remember as a kid seeing some of Picasso’s earlier work, and in a flash realizing that abstract was a choice. Up until then I had assumed he just wasn’t a very good artist, and was doing the best he could. It changed the whole way I looked at art. Piet …
I think sometimes people are intimidated by art, but it’s okay to simply look at something. You don’t have to have a degree.
“Stop thinking about art works as objects, and start thinking about them as triggers for experiences.” ~Brian Eno
I can’t embed this, so you’ll just have to trust me that it’ll make you smile and is worth a click: Cats by Zhaobangni It’s silly, but fun.
A guy who loves to take care of others learns that he needs to take care of himself, too. Film by Eleonora Stella Hariyono Oei Music by Alia Martin via wano
The story is that Krishna’s mother, Yashoda, looked into His mouth and saw all of creation. That was a pretty ambitious concept for the artist to attempt!
Mona‘s Uncle Rodney, eighty-three years old and suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, drew us a bouquet of flowers.