Tag Archives: Art
The man pulling radishes points the way with a radish ~Kobayashi issa (via Draw & Wings)
I love the Ents. I’m not unhappy that they made movies based on LoTR, because that introduced a lot of people to the stories that would otherwise have never heard them, but I do miss the fan art. It’s hard, now, to find art based on imagination rather than the movies.
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