Can One Have Too Many Books on Turner?

"Take me to the Tate." In 1990 I was pregnant with our first child. I left the doctor's office with the pregnancy confirmed and went directly to a travel agent office. "Book me a flight to London". I knew that if I didn't see Turner's paintings right away, [...]

By |2021-07-20T14:35:29+00:00July 20th, 2021|Art History, Artists, Inspiration, Landscapes, Notes from Life|Comments Off on Can One Have Too Many Books on Turner?

Transformation

During my junior year of college I had a super serious brain operation in Montreal. I brought my sketchbooks and Rapidograph pens and ink to the hospital for the multi-weeks' stay. In the hospital library was a book on butterflies. I drew and drew from that book. The [...]

By |2021-07-07T20:58:43+00:00June 28th, 2021|Art Shows, Completed Artwork, Inspiration, Notes from Life|Comments Off on Transformation

When You Get A Postcard From Helen Frankenthaler

Last year I was sorting through books, doing a hard cull down before packing to move. The art books were the toughest to let go. I had so many, and inherited even more from my Mom several years ago. Her collection included Asian Art, art from Latin America, [...]

By |2021-04-07T20:51:29+00:00March 31st, 2021|Artists, Inspiration, Notes from Life|Comments Off on When You Get A Postcard From Helen Frankenthaler
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