I wanted to share a few links to things I’ve been looking at/reading. Check out these articles about Christina Forrer’s tapestries, Barbara Nessim, a showcase of 25 women street artists, and Susan Te Kahurangi Kingan, an artist who communicates solely through her art after she stopped speaking at age four.
- Artist Christina Forrer Spends 200 Hours Resurrecting Centuries-Old Tapestry Tradition (Huffington Post).
- How To Be A Revolutionary Feminist Artist, While Hardly Noticing. Also- a retrospective of Nessim’s work is on display now (until January 11th) at the Bard Graduate Center in upstate NY
- 25 Women Pushing the Limits of Street Art Around the World (Huffington Post).
- This Outsider Artist Stopped Speaking As A Child, Communicates Solely Through Her Work
“No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.”
“If you understand a painting beforehand, you might as well not paint it.”
“The imaginary is what tends to become real.”
“The man who cannot visualize a horse galloping on a tomato is an idiot.”
“The mind which plunges into surrealism, relives with burning excitement the best part of childhood”