“How important are the visual arts in our society?……

...I feel strongly that the visual arts are of vast and incalculable importance. Of course I could be prejudiced. I am a visual art.”  ~ Kermit the Frog   Kermit is, of course, absolutely right. Art, indeed The Arts, are vital for helping us understand ourselves and our place within society. Perhaps most importantly, however, … Continue reading “How important are the visual arts in our society?……

“A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.”*

In my last post, I wrote about our recent trip to Paris and promised to share some more details of our adventures there. One of my favourite Paris galleries is the Museé Marmottan Monet. Housing the world's leading collection of work by Claude Monet, as well as an extensive collection of paintings by other famous artists, … Continue reading “A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of Life.”*

‘Are You Interesting?’ – Painting on Paper Towels

Here's a charming addition to my recent collection of posts featuring paper artistry. In this short film, artist Ken Delmar reflects on his life in the shadow of his father, Kenny Delmar, a famous 1950s stage and radio performer. Ken discusses how the development of his preferred approach to painting was 'accidental'.  The brush marks … Continue reading ‘Are You Interesting?’ – Painting on Paper Towels