New Work and Words on the Subject of Fear

“East of the Sun,” 22″x28,” acrylic, copyright 2018, Molly Larson Cook I subscribe to several art websites and find each of them fascinating and informative.  Now and then, I’d go so far as to say I find one of them thought-provoking and downright challenging. This happened today when I opened one of those sites to find this big question for readers (artists)…”What are you afraid … Continue reading New Work and Words on the Subject of Fear

To Frame or Not to Frame

When I began to think about submitting paintings for art shows, I also began to think about frames for those paintings.  As I strolled through framing stores or framing sections of art supply stores, I thought more about it. Looking at art in galleries and museums, frames are even more on my mind – the many styles and possibilities. I sometimes wonder why an artist chose a particular … Continue reading To Frame or Not to Frame

Painting, Juggling and Business

Untitled, copyright, 2018, Molly Larson Cook The beat goes on as I continue to work on new pieces for the upcoming show.  And I’ve expanded the canvas, so to speak, by bumping myself up to a slightly larger size.  The new one above, as yet untitled, is 22″ x 28″ and I had fun working again with a wider surface. As a writer, I know … Continue reading Painting, Juggling and Business

Iconic Books, Individuality and Confidence

Robert Henri and his 1923 book, The Art Spirit, continue to be wise and welcome companions on this artist’s journey. I have begun to carry the book around with me the way I once carried Walden and Yevtushenko’s Selected Poems and Steinbeck’s Log from the Sea of Cortez.  There were others over the years. We all have our iconic books at one time or another. Henri, … Continue reading Iconic Books, Individuality and Confidence