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Reading. Through The Flower.

It’s been a bit since I’ve shared what I’m reading with you!  I just finished Judy Chicago’s Through The Flower and wanted to share some quick thoughts I took from her early experiences as a female artist. If you…

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Artsy Reads. The Painter by Peter Heller.

I’ve been reading mostly artist and art professionals biographies lately, but I do love a beefy novel, especially one in which an artist is the central character.  So when I was offered a copy of The Painter by Peter…

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Artsy Reads: The Girl With the Gallery

Hello my fellow Artsy bookworms!  This is going to be a quick Artsy Reads as I’m busy with freelance work this week ( yay! ).  The Girl With The Gallery by Lyndsay Pollock, is a biography of early twentieth…

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Artsy Reads: Lessons Learned from Lee Krasner

It seems a long while since I shared thoughts on my latest artsy read!  As a woman, it does follow that I’ve always been interested in the female artists who’ve made their marks on art history.  But lately, I’d…

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Design Foraging: Rainy Day Artsy

When we arrived in Seattle and pretty much for the last few weeks, the weather has been glorious.  As in uncharacteristic bright skies and unseasonable warmth.  At first we thought it some kind of cosmic joke– we’d left Florida,…

Tom and Jack: The Intertwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock by Henry Adams
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Artsy Reads: Tom and Jack by Henry Adams

I have always been a voracious reader, nerd that I am.  Summers were often spent with my nose in a book and summer reading contests were usually won handedly.  These days, with so much time spent reading blogs and…