Saturday, December 11, 2010

Making Art

"The work of art which I do not make,
none other will ever make." - Simone Veil

Olga Bennett Photography

Matisse in his studio.

Monet's studio

Chris Court Photography

Pollock in his studio.

Olga Bennett Photography

Picasso in his studio.

via Vintage Indie

The following is a clip from Milwaukee Repertory Theater's recent production of "My Name is Asher Lev" by Aaron Posner.  This scene encapsulates the theme of the play which is about what it means to make art and to be an artist. The scene is played by actors Jonathan Bock and Daniel Cantor. Enjoy!


christine {bijouandboheme} said...

I love making art- so therapeutic! Beautiful photos:)

Samantha Schroeder said...

A blog after my own heart. I am in love with the images of the paint brushes. And to see those artistic legends in their studios . . . wow. Inspiration at its best! Beautiful!

Lisa Fergus said...

This post makes me want to get my paints out! I haven't painted in years and now I want to badly!! Thanks for the inspirational pictures!!

Gwen Buchanan said...

great photos of inspiration.. and that video hits the nail on the head...

zoe said...

wow, thanks for posting these! i especially love the photo of monet's studio. gives me some ideas for the studio i'm hoping to create in my basement!!

the runaway romantique said...

What pretty and inspiring photos :) It makes me want to get my hands dirty and just paint the day away!

- the runaway