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Wet Paint

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“Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons of big business. Imagine a city like that and stop leaning against the wall – it’s wet.”   -Banksy

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Art by Color “Warm”

Art in shades of red, orange, and yellow. Check captions for artist information!

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Art by Color “Cool”

Art in shades of blue, green, and violet. [Check captions for artist information]

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The Artist

Quotes- Eckhart Tolle, Robert Hughes,Romare Bearden

“All true artists, whether they know it or not, create from a place of no-mind, from inner stillness” -Eckhart Tolle

“The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize” -Robert Hughes

“The artist has to be something life a whale swimming with his mouth open, absorbing everything until he has what he really needs” -Romare Bearden

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Patterns + Prints (volume III)

Happy New Year! I’m starting it off with some beautiful pattern inspiration- Enjoy!

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Black & White Photography

 

 

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Tapestry, Barbara Nessim, Non-Verbal Communication, and Street Art

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.

  1. Artist Christina Forrer Spends 200 Hours Resurrecting Centuries-Old Tapestry Tradition (Huffington Post).
  2. 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
  3. 25 Women Pushing the Limits of Street Art Around the World (Huffington Post).
  4. This Outsider Artist Stopped Speaking As A Child, Communicates Solely Through Her Work

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