THE PATRON AND THE MUSE
#muse #patron #art, #Tchaikovsky #music, #William Blake, #poetry, #painting. Where is my patron? Where goes my muse? How many times has an artist cried out, “If only I had a patron, I would not have to starve, but could dedicate my life to my art with some degree of comfort.” So goes the litany of […]
Prayers to the Muse
An immense, entirely blank canvas stretches before the artist. Looking away, he busies himself with setting out his paints and brushes. Although he will not admit it, terror strikes his heart when he looks up at that vast, empty white space. “What in god’s name will I paint?” He hunts for his charcoal and puts […]
Radiant and Sublime Art.
Have you seen the movie Mr. Turner about the famous British landscape artist, J.M.W. Turner? Remember how he used light so powerfully as a spiritual force that it created waves of action in his paintings. If you missed the post Light and Spirit in Art click here. You can also catch the movie trailer there as well. One […]