Winding Down

​October is winding down and The Colors of Jazz will be but a memory soon. If you haven’t seen the show yet at New Morning Bakery, it’s up every day through November 1, and I’ll be there one more time, Sunday October 25 from 1 to 3 to sip tea, chat, answer questions, talk about art and/or you. Someone left me a wonderful present.  When … Continue reading Winding Down

Acting with the Universe!

“Doxy” The Colors of Jazz Collection ©2020, Molly Larson Cook 28 x 22 Acrylic on Canvas     The well-known philosopher of the late 20th century, Miss Piggy, once advised:  “When opportunity knocks, you don’t just open the door and let him in. You open the door, get out the Taittinger ’66, and pin him to the couch!” I didn’t have any Taittinger ’66 on … Continue reading Acting with the Universe!

Looking for Your Lost Joie de Vivre? Try Art!

“Boplicity,” 20″ x 24″, acrylic on canvas, copyright 2017, Molly Larson Cook I read a question the other day on one news site or another, a question about art.  I’ll paraphrase here, but it went something like this:  “With all the craziness going on in the world and in the United States, all the corruption and politics, threats of war or actual war, why does … Continue reading Looking for Your Lost Joie de Vivre? Try Art!

Passport Photos of the Art World

“Mr. P.C.,” ©2018, Molly Larson Cook 24 x 36, Acrylic on canvas Over the years as an arts writer, a steadfast museum and gallery visitor, a buyer, a student of art history and now an artist, one thing remains uppermost in my personal Arts Appreciation endeavors – the photos never look as good as the actual work. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a professional doing the … Continue reading Passport Photos of the Art World