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SPIRITUALITY ~ in the ARTS


YIN YANG

We hear lots of talk about spirituality but what is it—really? Probably everyone has some definition—so here is mine just for me. Of course, it’s yours if you like it. Spirituality is that search for something I can rarely see. But somehow I’m convinced that a hint of something meaningful lies beneath, beyond or behind […]

When Street Photographers Get Lucky!


Creativity, art, photography, street photography, cameras, Carl Jung, psychology, Vivian Maier, Berenice Abbott, creative process, inspiration, Minhaj Haque, Village Vanguard, JohnColtrane, Louis Armstrong, Damon Pablo Escudero, Charlie Parker, Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Met,

You’re a photographer standing on the sidewalk. Your camera is focused. The light is perfect. Shadows make sharp angles and dramatic contrasts in the street. That moment of stillness has arrived where you can capture exactly what you want—your perception of reality and maybe even art. There is a beggar. His black arm is outstretched […]

Inspiration Where Art Thou?


                  The Muse True Confessions of a novelist! #ebook #novel #suspense novel #art #artists #inspiration Recently, I was asked by Sue Magee of The Book Bag. UK about the sources of inspiration for the novels of The Trilogy of Remembrance–The Drawing Lesson, The Fate of Pryde and […]