We celebrate the Rock Stars of Aging because they show us all what's possible. Ceramic artist Beatrice Wood worked on a potter's wheel every day until she was 103. Wood who said "My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road," died at age 105.
Teaching Meaning in Artmaking by Sydney R. Walker | Built on a constructivist philosophy of learning, this book explores ways of foster-ing inquiry and discovery in the studio classroom. The works of contemporary artists are used to help explain the role of big ideas and personal connections in artmaking. Tips on designing meaningful studio instruction and problem-solving strategies, and questions and practical strategies on “unpacking” the artmaking process are included.
I asked the exceptional Taos artist Maye Torres to read my book: "Studio Stories is a deeply insightful book that conveys through powerful, real-life stories, the wise, ancient philosophy that art has the ability to awaken a soul." So grateful. #StudioStories #creativity #art
Lost Bohemia the movie .For over 100 years, the most significant 20th century artists and performers have lived and worked in the 165 studios atop Carnegie Hall, including Marilyn Monroe, Isadora Duncan, Barnett Newman, Norman Mailer, Marlon Brando, and George Balanchine.
Barbara Rosenthal (b. 1948, The Bronx, New York) is an American avant-garde artist and writer. Her existential themes have contributed to contemporary art and philosophy. Her pseudonyms include "Homo Futurus," taken from the title of one of her books, and "Cassandra-on-the-Hudson", which alludes to her studio and residence since 1998 on the Hudson River in Greenwich Village, NYC.