Have you ever had artist’s block? Sure you have! It sends a chill up and down the spine. Have you lost your creativity forever you may ask. Believe me it is temporary, but keep on creating.
March was a month where I had difficulty creating so I decided to just play…child’s play. I pulled out my containers of various images and had the time of my life snipping and cutting and creating. I chose images that were silly, ridiculous and absurd. I had the time of my life.
Not every art piece is a masterpiece but that does not matter. If you give a child a substrate, a variety of images, and some glue they have no hesitation in creating. Go beyond your fear and try it yourself. Yes, pretend to be a child again.
I have a few of those type of pieces to share with you and I encourage you to try the same. It will loosen you up and your creative juices will begin to pour out of you.
“Dare to be Different”
Go ahead and enjoy being a child again.
MUST NOT MISS
Did you know there is a rare 1950’s typewriter that types sheet music?
“Bauhaus Spirit: 100 years of Bauhaus” & “Never Look Away” (about Gerhardt Richter) are both documentaries recently released at your favorite art cinema…hopefully near you.
“Agnes Martin: Her Life and Art” by Nancy Princenthal is now available online or your favorite bookstore.
The Bareiss Gallery in Taos, New Mexico presents “Notes on a Landscape” featuring artists Bonnie Lynch, Linda Lynch & Debra Solopek with a reception on April 27th and running through May 26th.
The Harwood Museum, Taos, New Mexico has the following current exhibits: “Birds of Appetite: Alchemy & Appartion” works by Tasha Ostrander and Izumi Yokoyama through May 12th. Through May 5th “The Legacy of Helene Wurlitzer: From the Harwood Collection”.
Vivo Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM continues its annual “Giving Voice to Image” through May 20th.
“Can’t Lock Her Up: Women Resist Silence” is now at the Turner Carroll gallery, Santa Fe, NM through April 22nd.
Form and Concept in Santa Fe, NM presents “Superscript” through April 26th.
“Soul of a Nation” continues at The Broad in Los Angeles, CA through September 1st.
“Annie Liebowitz: The Early Years” continues at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery in Los Angeles, CA through April 7th only.
“Leonard Cohen: A Crack In Everything” will be on view beginning April 12th through September 8th at the Jewish Museum in New York City.
“Paul Klee and the Pinzhorn Collection” continues at MOMA in San Francisco, CA through April 14th.
Beginning April 11th through July 21st, the British Museum, London, England opens “Edvard Munch: Love and Angst”.
Atelier Lumieres, Paris, France now features through December 31st the paintings of Van Gogh.
Use your imagination and do a little Child’s Play!
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