Posted Monday Muse, a look at 'The Spider', an animation of a poem by Gabor Barabas inspired by sculptor Louise Bourgeois:
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According to the gnostic gospels, if you bring forth what’s inside you, it’ll save you; if you do not bring forth what’s inside you, it’ll destroy you. Many writers ache to bring forth what’s inside them, but are challenged by inner…Continue
I've posted a new Artist Watch feature at Escape Into Life, where you'll find the beautiful, up-close images of Skye Sadowski-Malcom's snowflakes.
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Posted 'Passage', a poem about possibilities:
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Today's short features artist David Knopp:
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Posted videos about ceramic sculptor George Mason of Maine, who talks eloquently about his artwork and creative process. Especially notable are his gorgeous 'relief tapestries'.
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"I will publish 3 articles in national magazines."
"I will complete the first draft of my novel."
"I will get an agent by June."
"I will get my memoir PUBLISHED this year!"
Posted preview of the documentary 'Becoming Made: The Artist and a Japanese Woodblock Print':
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Monday Muse listens to 'Forever: The Love Poems of Pablo Neruda', as interpreted by Ute Lemper:
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"What do you want for Christmas?" he asks.
"I don't need anything." I say.
"But what do you want?"
Okay. Okay. I want to be surprised.…Continue
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Posted Wednesday Wonder, a video of paper engineer Peter Dahmen's pop-up creations.
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Monday Muse features a beautiful short, "The Nightingale", in which Grace Ndiritu presents a sequence of transformative moments, each altering the artist's physical appearance and, therefore, cultural identity. Made in 2003, the film remains extraordinarily relevant.
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Posted Saturday Short. Two today! Watch the delightful 'Tant de Forets' and 'Orman', both by French illustrators-animators Burcu Sakur and Geoffrey Godet.
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Posted Leo Verrier's and Chez Eddy's 'Dripped', an award-winning short about Jackson Pollock:
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Posted Saturday Short: "The Dice Player", a visual poem that won the 2014 ZEBRA Prize for Best Poetry Film.
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I recently attended Hay House’s I Can Do It! conference in Pasadena, California. It was a spur-of-the-moment decision to attend what was being advertised as a “mind, body, and spirit retreat.” The conference…Continue
Today's post features an interview with Alaskan fiber artist Wendy Smith-Wood, who lives "off the grid" more than 100 miles from Anchorage.
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Posted Wednesday Wonder, a look at the amazing installation, "plexus no. 27", created by artist Gabriel Dawe for "State of the Art", an exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
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My mother-in-law died this week. It wasn’t unexpected. She was under the care of hospice, and had been declining in health since her husband’s death in 2011. My mom died in 2012. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, for close to two years I’ve been embroiled in a family fight over money that has created…Continue