Category: The Art Life

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Artistic Freedom: Sonia Ben Achoura’s Sacred Man

Restricting individual freedom of expression does not realize for society a greater good. The opposite is true. It is respect for the individual that “unites all people”, that imbues us with a “deeper appreciation of our own intrinsic sacredness” […]

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Illuminating An Old Art Form: Quilling Has A New Light

Almost all of my quilled pieces, including jewelry, resemble stain glass when placed in front of natural or artificial lighting. There is no evidence that the founders (or even current practitioners) of this art were aware of its illuminating properties. This lack of evidence could be due to the type of paper used in the creations […]

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Form And Vision: More On Exaggeration

To have as my goal to paint only with precision and with perfect proportion becomes shallow. Feeling and empathy are my first priority, expressed through exaggeration and abstraction […]