There’s a certain inexplicability that comes with properly capturing a moment, scene or feeling. Perhaps that’s why the elusive action is so closely associated with the great artist. To funnel the world as it exists through the imagination, molded there into something that others connect with on a level even they cannot articulate.
That, perhaps, is what the phrase “art taking command” looks like. It’s a mantra which artist Carl Chaiet lives by.
Chaiet was born in Manhattan and raised in Mount Vernon, NY, where he could […]
Stephen Green-Armytage offers a most profound perspective on life, his career and the advice he would give to young would-be photographers. “You don’t always know what there is to learn until you learn it.”
That may be a spin on the traditional, “I don’t know what I don’t know…” but the hunger to learn, to experience and to venture into uncharted creative territory has stood Stephen well in his illustrious career.
Born in Bath, England at a time when that celebrated city was, in his words, “sleepy,” […]
True confession: When I first saw Patricia Powers’s paintings – giant canvases celebrating the beauty and majesty of the horse – my heart skipped a beat. Not just because the work was so powerful and immediate; not just because I, too, have a passion for horses that goes way back; not just because I was enjoying getting to know Patricia through an art book discussion group we were both part of. It was all that, but more. I was startled and awestruck because I had […]