Quote for Monday, July 20, 2015


“The artist is a collector. Not a hoarder, mind you, there’s a difference: Hoarders collect indiscriminately, artists collect selectively. They only collect things that they really love….You’re only going to be as good as the stuff you surround yourself with.”

Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist

Quote for Monday, July 6, 2015


“Alchemy…is an encounter with the substances in the world around us, an encounter that is not veiled by science…alchemy is the best and most eloquent way to understand how paint can mean….”

James Elkins, What Painting Is