Commissioning art

Since the caveman days, humans have decorated their walls with art that has deep significance to their lives and circumstances. This desire to make permanent ,that which we are and that which we think, is undiminished today. While buying a ready made piece of art could satisfy this need, to express ourselves in our homes,... Continue Reading →

Creating a small space in time

foot painting...no not all the paint landed on my feet, just some.It has been on my mind for weeks now; this painting of desert sand, mirages and far horizons. On a pristine white canvas I conjure the sky.  A sensuous process of dipping and sliding paint over paint, the brush glides effortlessly, blending and smoothing... Continue Reading →

Amsterdam

My first impression of Amsterdam is a city where music and wine-filled boats carry lazy Amsterdammers through the city on canals that mirror the summer sky. On the banks of the canals tall Heerenhuizen in muted greys stand pressed together like bankers in an early morning lift. At ground level bare windows give voyeuristic glimpses... Continue Reading →

The decline of art

The decline of art In the city of Rubens – Antwerp Belgium – the work of that great master abounds in churches, public buildings and in the Royal Museum of Fine Arts where, in a dedicated hall, his finest pieces overwhelm the vast space. When looking at these giant glowing works of masterful composition, painterly... Continue Reading →

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