Painter Robert Genn has noted that he and writer Henry Miller “had a correspondence and a bit of a friendship” in the sixties, and that when they met in Big Sur, “he was having a tough time. His Paris days were behind him. “Now married to Janina Lepska and raising two young children, they were […]
“The artist begins with a vision — a creative operation requiring effort. Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse
What fears and anxieties are holding you back from expressing yourself more creatively? Matisse and many other artists and…
What is art? Where do you make it? Where do you show it?
How you think about those questions can impact how you see yourself as a creator, and what you do about being one.
Artist Robert Irwin, a pioneer of the Light and Space movement, in 1970 abandon…
How can mind-wandering and down-time help us be creative? Psychologist Dennis Palumbo notes, “Some people call it puttering, or screwing around, or just plain goofing off. Others, of a more kindly bent, call it day-dreaming. “Kurt Vonnegut used the quaint old term ‘skylarking.’ “What I’m referring to, of course, is that well-known, rarely discussed but […]
“You know you’ve found your voice when you feel real, connected, and strong.” – Psychologist Mihaela Ivan Holtz Ethan Hawke talks about his daughter Maya Hawke, who has starred in movies and TV projects including Little Women and Stranger Things: An interviewer asks, “How proud of a papa are you?” Hawke replies, “Embarrassingly so. It’s so […]