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- Some ink wash experiments inspired by Jason Logan’s book titled Make Ink: A Forager’s Guide to Natural Ink Making. #makeink #jasonloganmakeink #artink #inkwashpainting #artstudioStencil monotypes on pages fr discarded law-related book + eggshells covered with lines of randomly pasted shredded poems + handprints on Vatican treasures + 👁..... o, my! Further exercises in a series of exploring composition + narrative possibilities. #artstudio #artoninstagram #stencilprinting #collageart #artcollage #visualnarrativesThe exhibition of self-taught artist Bill Traylor (1853-1949) at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art closes this Sunday, April 7th. Born into slavery in LowndesCounty, Alabama, Traylor began making these images at age 85. How to understand what gives rise to this quality of genius? #billtraylor #billtraylorartist #selftaughtartist #southernartist #smithsonianmuseum #museumofamericanart #dcmuseum #dcartmuseum #dcart
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From Bento’s Sketchbook, a quote from Spinoza’s Ethics: “We sense and experience that we are eternal. For the mind no less senses those things which it conceives in understanding than those which it has in the memory. For the eyes of … Continue reading
(excerpt from The Life of Poetry (Introduction) : “In times of crisis, we summon up our strength. Then, if we are lucky, we are able to call every resource, every forgotten image that can leap to our quickening, every memory that … Continue reading
With thanks to Innisfree editor Greg McBride for publishing the above poem in the current issue. See also poet and essayist Rod Jellema’s essays on James Wright, Donald Hall, and Louis Simpson, in the same issue.
“After”, graphite, acrylic, wax on paper; 26″ x 39.5″, 2017