The Questions That Matter

“when I heard the learn’d astronomer…” © 2019, Molly Larson Cook Acrylic on canvas, 24″ x 30″ available In that much-quoted book Art & Fear, David Bayles and Ted Orland suggest that perhaps there’s a simple premise when it comes to understanding our lives as artists and our work:  just pull together all the leads and pieces and we’ll discover a “single, clear, concise, fundamental, … Continue reading The Questions That Matter

Joan Mitchell – Poetry, Jazz, Abstract Expressionism

My latest so far untitled work in progress (with miles to go before I sleep!) I was reading an article for dancers recently about “taking class” at home.  In the dance and acting worlds, “taking class” is a given.  You never stop taking class – learning, practicing, working on the moves or the lines or any of the countless details of your craft.  And it … Continue reading Joan Mitchell – Poetry, Jazz, Abstract Expressionism