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Post #807 • June 9, 2006, 11:40 AM • 10 Comments
Cornelia Carey, Executive Director of the Craft Emergency Relief Fund: "I also witnessed progress during a visit to the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum in Biloxi, Mississippi where I helped distribute 30,000 pounds of clay donated to potters by Highwater Clays in Asheville, North Carolina. All of the conversations there were about getting back to work, whether this act meant finding studio space or firing up a new kiln. These trips confirm for me that the creative community in the Gulf is making progress and our assistance is as important now as it was back in September." If a donation is within your means, please consider it. These people do good work.
This rather harsh essay on creativity is worth having a look at, whether you agree with the larger points or not. All symmetrical repetition conforms to 17 patterns? Can someone help me understand that? (Reddit)
A rock carving discovered in Arizona might depict an ancient star explosion seen by Native Americans a thousand years ago.
I just received the press blurbs for a show opening next week at the Miami Art Museum, entitled "Big Juicy Paintings (and more)." In a little over a year, MAM will have had shows that covered the two central concerns of my work, figuration and the use of high volumes of paint. My work was considered for last year's figurative art show, but not included. Whether anyone considered it for the BJP(AM), I may never know. A month ago, after twelve years of working as an artist in Miami, I moved to Boston. I love it here, though it has been hard at times. Moving is, inherently. But I've received many little encouraging messages that leaving Miami was the right thing. This is one of them.