Proceeding Through the Heat

“What veteran artists know about each other is that they have engaged the issues that matter to them. What veteran artists share in common is that they have learned how to get on with their work. Simply put, artists learn how to proceed, or they don’t. The individual recipe any artist finds for proceeding belongs to that artist alone…”— Bayles & Orland, Art & Fear … Continue reading Proceeding Through the Heat

Reflections on Jazz and Art

Tuxedo Junction28 x 22copyright 2021, Molly Larson CookAcrylic on gallery wrapped canvas$650 “Words are the children of reason and, therefore, can’t explain it. They really can’t translate feeling because they’re not part of it. That’s why it bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It’s not. It’s feeling.” — Bill Evans, jazz pianist/composer extraordinaire “… no one, when you stop … Continue reading Reflections on Jazz and Art