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Art Conversations 101

Posted by Cori Creed on June 16, 2011 in Blog | No Comments

What is art? What is good art? What makes an artist? Does one have to pay his or her dues or can you just add paint and shake? Some fodder: Shea Hembrey’s Ted talk How I became 100 artists Banksy’s doc (or moc…) Exit through the gift shop And 4 year old genius? My kid […]

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Alexander McQueen – 17 March 1969 – 11 February 2010

Posted by Cori Creed on May 16, 2011 in Blog | No Comments

So often artists set about conveying an idea without mastering the means. Not so with Alexander McQueen. He used his extreme mastery as a tailor to convert the runway into a gallery – his collections did not simply have inspirations and themes, they communicated so eloquently and dramatically.   From May 4th to July 31st, […]

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How many eggs can you paint?

Posted by Cori Creed on April 21, 2011 in Blog | No Comments

  The enthusiasm needed to motivate someone (or a group of people) to hand paint and hang over 9,500 eggs in a tree might be what draws me to “OCD” art/creation. And it is impressive when you see Oksana Mas’s recreated renaissance paintings (15,000 hand painted eggs) and spheres (3,000 eggs). It is complex, challenging, […]

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Thank you Roxy Paine

Posted by Cori Creed on April 6, 2011 in Blog | No Comments

Roxy Paine hit the right chord. His pure, achingly beautiful sculptures set all my chakras spinning clockwise (which seems to be the optimal direction). The tree below is in the Olympic Sculpture Park in Seattle. Thank you Roxy.

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Meet Me At The Center Of The Earth

Posted by Cori Creed on April 4, 2011 in Blog | No Comments

O. Nick. Cave. Meet Me At The Center Of The Earth. Seattle Art Museum. You have until June 5th. GO. Go now because you may need to go twice. I had the book, so I knew what to expect, real is always so much more though and I was exhilarated. Walking among the fantastic “sound suits”, […]

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