Pushing Boundaries: Stone Lettering as Fine Art

Nicholas Benson’s art is the sculpted word. A third-generation stone carver, calligrapher and designer, and recipient of an NEA Grant and a MacArthur Fellowship, Benson’s hand-carved work can be seen on memorials and buildings throughout the United States, including the National World War II Memorial inscriptions and the The National Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial inscriptions... Continue Reading →

Wild Thoughts and Bowls – Day 159

The expression of movement is always a challenge for those of us who work with the sculptural form – but when an artist transcends the grounded physicality of the medium, the result can be one of awe and surprise. Johnson Cheung-shing Tsang is a Hong Kong sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public... Continue Reading →

The Lost Art of Tinkering – Day 73

[Today’s featured artwork for Day 73 of the 365 Days Project is by Aaron Kramer.] “Trash is the failure of imagination.” – Aaron Kramer #73 – Tinkering is a form of creation that’s part art, part craft, part invention. No matter what you call it, the process calls upon both sides of the brain, fueled... Continue Reading →

Liberating the Porcelain Figurine – Day 71

[Today’s featured artwork for Day 71 of the 365 Days Project is by Chris Antemann.] Tradition has its place, but there’s nothing like liberation. #71 – Traditions can span generations and offer an historical foundation, but the Artist Mind will seek to challenge tradition in an effort to make it relevant in the contemporary world.... Continue Reading →

Revisiting the American Porch

As an artist living in a society in transition, I was becoming concerned about the place of art in these shifting times. Relationships and visual experiences seem to be moving from real life to the virtual world, and I wondered whether art, galleries and the living artists of today were in danger of becoming disconnected... Continue Reading →

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