Comfort in Patterns

“Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition  of the pattern.”  — Alfred North Whitehead “There is in all things a pattern that is part of our universe. It has symmetry, elegance, and grace – these qualities you find always in that the true artist captures. You can … More Comfort in Patterns

Curiosity

“Satisfaction of one’s curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.” — Linus Pauling Curious cows become serious art critics as they gather round artist sketching during 2010 Lyme Art Association Tiffany Farms benefit paint-out. *   *   * Curious critics — Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2018

Experiment

“You have right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too.” — Anaïs Nin Frank Stella: Experiment and Change exhibition at NSU Art Museum, Ft Lauderdale, Florida, offers insight into the artist’s experimentation from minimalism (e.g. the geometry of simple black paintings) to maximalism (e.g. the spatially complex sculptures … More Experiment