“Art educates our emotions and imagination. It awakens, enlarges, and refines our humanity. Remove it, dilute it, or pervert it,…
We need to realize that creativity isn’t just a material “product,” but a mindset.
Can music heal cultural wounds?
For Californian folk artist James Spaite, a cello, a guitar, and a pair of voices are all it takes to craft a record that is breathtakingly beautiful and immensely satisfying.
Even the best artists have experienced creative drought. Here are their words of encouragement
Should you make art for an audience, or for one person?
No one’s going to miss your unfinished novels or paintings. Or will they?
As their Germanic moniker (“new lore”) implies, Neulore aims to tell stories as grand as the beginning of human history and as familiar as grappling with family issues
Overcome your fears and artistic blocks with some help from this beloved author
…what will you do?
Artist extraordinaire Erica Brown talks about the joys and the dangers of painting with encaustics
Art doesn’t have to end when you have children. It just needs to become a regular appointment.
Why I read ancient Egyptian love poems
John Cheever and The Walking Dead have something in common: a love for the ordinary person.
We are meant to cultivate community as much as we are designed to create.
In art, to skip the journey is to skip the creation.
In the 1970s, philosopher Attali predicted that the sheer proliferation of music would destroy its value.
I’m here to argue for the little square frame, the little bit of perfection surrounded by chaos, and the little pieces of art in our everyday lives.
Artist extraordinaire Carl Fougerousse shares insight into his multimedia art approach.
The artful home is far from perfect. It’s the antithesis of the trendy, white-washed showroom.