Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle– Plato (via jai-gagne)
Due to my horrid studio practices, terrible organizational skills and grueling school schedule, I will not be creating any major studio paintings for a while. I need to take some time to seriously clean rearrange and organize my studio space. But… I will have prints available of my most current work very soon and I will be working on photoshop pieces, sketchbook drawings, and small...
Art is the lie that reveals the truth.– Pablo Picasso (via almajuarez)
Ai Weiwei, Dissident Chinese Artist, Is Released →
youmightfindyourself: BEIJING — Chinese legal authorities have released the dissident artist Ai Weiwei after nearly three months of detention, likely ending a prosecution that had become a focal point of criticism of China’s human rights record, according to a report on Wednesday night by Xinhua, the state news agency. Mr. Ai was reached on his cell phone shortly before 12:30 a.m. Thursday....
If every weekend was like the one that just transpired I would be a pretty happy guy: Thursday = Live painting demo at a local art and social event. I spent a couple of hours working on a giant canvas that attracted a myriad of wonderful people that had nothing but amazingly positive things to say about my work. The night provided a much needed injection of confidence. I did damage the canvas...
Literature is beautiful, and even if it is nothing more, I study literature...– The Value of a Humanities Degree: Six Students’ Views - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education (via world-shaker)