Category Archives: artists

Exhausting, But Limitless

Firelei Báezei artist

2019_04_22_JamesCohan_Baez_008-2

firelei_baez

Firelei Báez Installation

Firelei Báez highline

Firelei Báez art

Firelei-Baez-mage

Firelei Báez

To understand the blog post title you’ll have to watch the video. It’s of Firelei Báez in New York, discussing her artwork.

Leave a comment

Filed under artists

The Art of Kevin Beasley

Kevin Beasley art 3

Kevin Beasley art 5

Kevin Beasley art 4

Kevin Beasley art 1

Leave a comment

Filed under artists

Julie Mehretu: Politicized Landscapes

julie_mehretu_art21_political_landscapes_1

Julie Mehretu

Julie Mehretu_ Politicized Landscapes

Leave a comment

Filed under artists

The Art of Colin Tom

Colin Tom new yorker selfie comic
———————————————————–
watching the news
———————————————————–
day to day life
———————————————————–
minimalism
———————————————————–
abstract art critic
———————————————————–
metamorphosis
———————————————————–
death and politics
———————————————————–
successful ideas

Art comics by Colin Tom

Leave a comment

Filed under artists

Leonardo Drew is Amazing

leo drew artist

Photo-Joshua_White-Leonardo_Drew.jpg

leonardo-drew-artist

leonardo drew artist

Number 69S, 2019 by Leonardo Drew

There was a video I wanted to share with you. But I wasn’t able to embed it in the blog. You’ll have to CLICK HERE to watch it. It’s so good! You’re gonna love it. Leonardo Drew’s work will blow you away. You’ve got to see him in his art studio, explaining his process.

6 Comments

Filed under artists

Critique By Creating

portrait-of-michelangelo-bartolommeo-bandinelli-8213513e

“The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one’s self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.”

“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free.”

“What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful than the garment with which it is clothed?”

“Beauty is the purgation of superfluities.”

“How wrong are those simpletons, of whom the world is full, who look more at color than at the figures which show spirit and movement.”

“What do you despise? By this you are truly known.”

“Ancora Imparo.” (Yet I am learning.)

“Patience is eternal genius.”

“If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.”

“I am a poor man and of little worth, who is laboring in that art that God has given me in order to extend my life as long as possible.”

“If I am more alive because love burns and chars me,
as a fire, given wood or wind, feels new elation,
it’s that he who lays me low is my salvation,
and invigorates the more, the more he scars me.”

“I live and love in God’s peculiar light.”

“My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth’s loveliness.”

“The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.”

“Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish.”

“There is no greater harm than that of time wasted.”

“Critique by creating.”

All quotes and poems by Michelangelo Buonarroti

Portrait of Michelangelo by Baccio Bandinelli 1522

Leave a comment

Filed under artists

If it isn’t a problem for me, the problem doesn’t exist.

“Four random cis, straight white guys discuss inequality” by Liana Finck

To see more of her sketches, visit Liana’s IG account: @lianafinck

And please, make sure you vote! #BidenHarris2020

Leave a comment

Filed under artists

Well that was a fail.

I was trying something new and it didn’t work! :) It posted to the blog, but didn’t get out to my subscribers. So I have to post this announcement. Here’s your blog post link if you’re reading this via email. And if you’re already on Sunday Is For Lovers, just scroll down. https://sundayisforlovers.wordpress.com/2020/10/25/the-art-of-crys-yin-and-natalie-wynn/

Leave a comment

Filed under artists