"Publicity images often use sculptures or paintings to lend allure or authority to their own messages" - John Berger
(Left:advertisement for Pizza Hut Classic Italian Crust, Right:Portrait of Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci)
|Bedroom featured in the sadly extinct Domino Magazine.|
|William Merritt Chase, For the Little One aka Hall at Shinnecock|
|Another Domino room. Sigh.|
|hilarious pic seen here|
|Henri Matisse, Deux fillettes, fond jaune et rouge|
|Francis Bacon's studio|
When I was first starting to work professionally as an artist, I tried painting from my apartment.
There were a million reasons why this seemed practical, but eventually I decided that I needed a space solely devoted to my work.
|Jackson Pollack's studio|
I have friends who adore their studios and home offices, but I find it absolutely crucial to have a little creative hideaway that is completely disconnected from my home life in order to make art.
|Nara Yoshitomo's studio|
So I was excited to find this clip of John Cleese discussing "the tortoise enclosure" where the creative mind can poke its head out and make sure everything is safe:
|Here is a photo of my studio. You can see more via this Apartment Therapy post.|
|Ivy and Piper Magazine via|
|Martin Johnson Heade|
Sunlight and Shadow: The Newbury Marshes
|MLK and his daughter. Children have a way of keeping us honest and reminding us why we strive. You can read more about this photo here.|
|I'm sharpening my colored pencils and laying out my paints! image via street art utopia|
|Steve Soria's home. image via design sponge.|
|Georgia O'Keeffe, summer days|