If crowds for the Scottsdale ArtWalk every Thursday evening are dependent on snowbirds and tourists, then the light attendance on April 30, 2015, is understandable. Still, the weather is in that tolerable, it’s-hot-don’t-let-it-get-hotter stage that heralds the end of spring; the live music on at least five corners was pleasant; and gallery owners were ready … Continue reading Photo highlights: Scottsdale ArtWalk, April 30
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In the early 1800s, the population of England was roughly 8 million, and they produced Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Byron, Keats and Shelley — not to mention Robert Southey, Leigh Hunt, Walter Savage Landor, Thomas Campbell, Thomas Moore, John Clare and Thomas Lovell Beddoes. It is an astonishing flowering of poetry… Continue reading Who is art for?
An article has been circulating around the galleries about Eurydyka Kata and Rafal Szczawinski of Re:design Studio, who have created posters that utilize just three icons to represent a famous artist. Think cow skeletons, American flags and Campbell’s soup cans. The artists’ poster series is called “Iconic Painters to Guess.” It’s a slow summer day … Continue reading Icons that instantly ID an artist: Take the quiz
Instead of hanging up a “Gone Fishin’ ” sign, I’ve opted for a “Gone Art Walkin’ ” sign. Can’t help but share the gorgeous locale of my art walk — Crested Butte, Colorado, home of many a fine artist, especially in landscape painting and photography. The art walk along Crested Butte’s main drag and a … Continue reading Art at high altitudes