Museum Babies

“What we want to see is the child in pursuit of knowledge, not knowledge in pursuit of the child.” George Bernard Shaw (from The Painter’s Keys) Art museums are increasingly working to draw in children. New programs for children are springing up everywhere in museums. The museums are relaxing behavior standards in this effort. WhereContinue reading “Museum Babies”

What Influence?

“Blessed is the influence of one true loving human soul on another.” George Elliot (from The Painter’s Keys) A new book has recently been published reportedly naming the most influential art and artists of the last twenty years. The writer has singled out 100 artists to name as the top 100. If these are theContinue reading “What Influence?”

Moving the Barricades

“To me, art is an adventure into an unknown world, which can be explored only by those willing to take the risk.”  Mark Rothko (from SusieGadea.com) Capturing what is in the heart and splattering it all over canvas or paper is what artists do.  Facing what others say about that heart is what happens withContinue reading “Moving the Barricades”