Unbelievable story. Simply a must read. RIP
Kalman Aaron began drawing pencil and crayon portraits of his family in Latvia when he was 3. A child prodigy, he mounted his first one-boy gallery show when he was 7. He was commissioned to paint the official portrait of the Latvian prime minister whne he was 13. He enrolled at an academy of fine arts in Riga, the capital, at 15. Continue reading ““Kalman Aron, Whose Art Spared Him in the Holocaust, Dies at 93””
For some, there is little more maddening than visiting an art gallery only to find hordes of visitors staring intently, not at the paintings but at their mobile phones. Continue reading “Art galleries ‘must embrace digital technology’ as the battle against phones is lost”
I too believe daily #distractions are damaging ourselves & our art. But it’s a hard thing to fight.
On February 13th, photographer and educator David Ulrich published his book, Zen Camera: Creative Awakening with a Daily Practice in Photography. Continue reading ““Meditative Photography: How Finding your Zen can improve your art””