We seldom think of the edge as pleasurable place to be, but if we constantly stay in the safe, mundane middle, will we experience any significant growth in our understanding of ourselves, or the world? On the Edge #mundane #growth #safe #CWWOL20120611 #middle #significant #pleasureable #edge
. As I created these two artworks, they stared back at me with animal-like stares. Lots of human faces have stared back at me from my paintings and drawings, but I don’t know what these are. Animal 1 Animal 2 Perhaps if I removed the blue dots, I’d be safe ~ or would they simply have their eyes closed? An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.
……..~ Martin Buber
Being asked what animal you’d like to be is a trick question; you’re already an animal.
I love that word, eschew. Sounds like a sneeze, but means so much more in terms of letting go. I interpret it as standing my own ground, embracing what I believe in, having the guts to go my own way. Maybe it’s my birthday yesterday, maybe it’s getting ever closer to my sixth decade, maybe it’s a glimmer in the air, but I feel a deep welling inside to just GO FOR IT as far as my art is concerned. What does that mean? Following my impulses with gusto: stepping on the gas and i
Here are a few perfect examples of why I am so attracted to Jeane‘s paintings: Untitled ~ by Jeane Myers Untitled ~ by Jeane Myers Jeane sent a post from Southampton, where she is artist in residence for May 2010, to her blog, saying “I just wanted to stop and say hello and pop up a couple little paintings to give you an idea of the work I’ve been doing.” Those little paintings had a profound effect on me, especially the first one. In it, I see my small and broken self, the o