Some Other Timecopyright, 2021 Molly Larson Cook30″ x 24″Acrylic paint, latex/acrylic paint and ink on gallery-wrapped canvasAvailable “Manet did not do the expected. He was a pioneer. He followed his individual whim. Told the public what he wanted it to know, not the time-worn things the public already knew and thought it wanted to hear again. The public was very much offended.” — Robert Henri, … Continue reading Beauty, Balance and Order in the Age of Instagram
As a pre-Internet child growing up in small towns in the American west, I was not exposed to much “great” art. There were no art galleries that I recall or art museums in these little places displaying the work of the masters. We didn’t have art classes in school beyond the occasional time spent with construction paper and crayons. I’m guessing there must have been … Continue reading Beginnings – What the Heart Wants
As both a poet and an artist, I tend to wander back and forth, crossing the invisible line between the two like a drunk on a bicycle. I give many of my paintings poetic titles and I write poems about art. I’m not the only one who does this. One of my favorite books on the practice of writing is titled The Writer on His Own, and much of … Continue reading Imagining Forth!