Awesome artists: Yayoi Kusama
It's been a while since we last discussed a contemporary artist on here. So let's dive in to the work of someone you should definitely know about. If you're lucky you may already be familiar with the work of Yayoi Kusama, Queen of painting dots. Many people know of her or her work because of a recent piece which received much publicity and attention; Obliteration Room (see image below). The piece is relational and is activated by viewers covering an empty white room with colo
The one thing that almost stopped me from becoming an artist and why nothing should stop you from ge
A previous post I wrote about people labeling themselves as non artists made me want to share something about my own story that is relevant. Something I'm a little afraid to admit. I can't draw, or paint. To be clear- I know how to draw (and paint). At one point in my life I was able to visually replicate images or scenes on paper with graphite- however I lost this ability over ten years ago. Towards the end of high school I started experiencing symptoms that were misdiagnose
Awesome Artists : Helio Oiticica
Welcome to the first of our "Awesome Artists that you need to know" series. It's pretty self explanatory- this segment will introduce you to an artist who has inspired my practice and for the most part is generally a lesser known artist, at least in the mainstream world. We won't be talking about Picasso and Van Gogh here, not because they aren't great artists but because they've taken up enough art based dialogue. Most of us are more than familiar with them and their works.