In the chilly grey winter days of February, how nice to dream a while of the sun and sea of the south Italy coast.
“Always carry a sketchbook with you”.
“Waiting for inspiration to strike is OK. Just make sure there’s a brush in your hand and you’re standing I front of a canvas when inspiration strikes”. – Robert Henri
There are many stories of artist friends throughout history. Most of them were pretty edgy by all accounts – maybe even more like rivalry than friendship. Gauguin and van Gogh argued fiercely in the famous ‘yellow house’.
The Creative Nunhead series of events has included 7 weeks of an artist run gallery opposite Nunhead Green. Paper Scissors Stone, my exhibition, is the last of these. It has been an interesting experience, not least because of being here in person, with no dealer or exhibition director to hide behind. Just me and my…
Mr. Oocheridan, my life drawing instructor, told me, “Klein, the answer for you is to stay alive”. Now I finally begin to understand what he meant….
It’s All About Art I was recently reading about an artist who has recreated sections of the Statue of Liberty and placed them strategically around NY, in sites where the actual statue was visible. It does make you marvel at the ingenuity of a colossal sculpture made from hammered copper. The thin copper in the…