Tag Archives: Talks

The Problem of Seeing

One of the main difficulties artists face when they paint on location is the problem of seeing “correctly”.  To see an object as it is and to reproduce that accurately is no easy task as we all know.  Several difficulties immediately seem to jump out at us.  First of all the object we are trying […]

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The Spirit of Painting

There has been much debate about the meaning of the word “art”.

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Into the Wilderness

It is reflective of our soul’s craving that is so essential to our being. For many wilderness has become artificial and the city is reality – wildness is abandoned for the false security of the cloistered neighbourhood

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How to Buy Art

You “fell in love” but unfortunately you fell at the shallow end of the pool. It might be that there was a colour in the piece that you just “loved” but in reality it is just a “trendy” colour.

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Who Should Buy Art

Before any discussion about how to go about buying art; there is a necessary preliminary discussion that needs to take place about who should buy art.  In many ways we live in a world in which we franchise our decision making.  We hire “professionals” to make our decisions.  We do not decorate our homes we […]

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