Wednesday, October 2, 2013

There is Art all around us Everyday, All we have to do is Look

photo Elizabeth Gordon
 Rust, Worn, and Weathered
Natures Palette is as sophisticated as Windsor and Newtons.  We often forget artists spend long periods of time trying to capture the effects of time and nature.  And yet if we just look closer and just appreciate what we see around us there
Night Hawks by Edward Hopper    from google for education
 is constant beauty in color, line, texture, and space.  It is the playground of great artists whose vision translates it for us into different planes: a symphony, a poem, a play, a painting.  If you have ever seen Hoppers paintings of small town America or Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings of old buildings in New York City, 


O'Keeffe NYC
or heard Stanley yell out Stellaaaa....in Tennessee Williams "A Street Car Named Desire, or listened to Mississippi Delta Blues, then you know how these images can be translated a thousand times through artists eyes and minds.  It is what artists do.  But the beauty is there for all of us, we just have to learn to look like an artist does.


photo by Elizabeth Gordon

Photo by Elizabeth Gordon  

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