Iconic Books, Individuality and Confidence

Robert Henri and his 1923 book, The Art Spirit, continue to be wise and welcome companions on this artist’s journey. I have begun to carry the book around with me the way I once carried Walden¬†and Yevtushenko’s Selected Poems and Steinbeck’s Log from the Sea of Cortez.¬† There were others over the years. We all have our iconic books at one time or another. Henri, … Continue reading Iconic Books, Individuality and Confidence

The Artist As She Goes

I’ve continued down the road with Frank Lloyd Wright these past few weeks as he “meets” one artist or another, and I’m about to begin the last painting on this journey. I thought I was finished after he met Georgia O’Keeffe (see below), but it turned out there was one more meeting I wanted to orchestrate before I moved on to something else. I’ve spent … Continue reading The Artist As She Goes