Captured one evening in Thailand. Dancers about to entertain the crowd. It was a beautiful evening full of delicious food, dancing and music. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #63: Movement
Him: Mum can we go now? I don’t understand this and I feel like my brain is going to malfunction. Me: You’re not supposed to understand it. You’re supposed to engage with it visually and let the image wash over you. Him: No. You are supposed to get the information from the image. Not by […]
In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters. – Paul Gauguin Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #71: Create
John Olsen is an Australian artist. Born in Newcastle in the 1920s, he should be well into his nineties by now. Olsen’s work, Five Bells, was the first piece of artwork my son recognised and tried to explain to me when we visited the Art Gallery of New South Wales. He was six years old […]
Spotted Peter Drew‘s work plastered on a wall near Chinatown. Nice to see it up there. Even after a few years since his work started going up. Still provoking us to question what it means to be Australian. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
I went to a combined public school music concert last week. Our son was playing the cello this time. Not the double bass. At the final day of rehearsal, our boy forgot to take his instrument to school. He said he had to sit there and just listen. We were both a little nervous on […]
Sometimes you just need to stick your tongue out and flash a peace sign! Loving her long pink hair too. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday.
This is the winner of this year’s national portrait prize, the Archibald. Painted by Tony Costa, it is an ordinary image of a woman, contemporary artist Lindy Lee, mediating. It is unusual because it is the first time a painting with an Asian subject has won the prize since it began in 1921. Via the […]
Met this little man at the art gallery. He was hanging on a big white wall. Via the Daily Post Photo Challenge #56: Contrast
It was a long flight. I can always tell by the number of inflight movies I end up watching before we touch down. This was about a three movie and one documentary trip. We spent a wonderful week in Hawaii with my parents and my brother’s family. The sky was blue. The sea was warm. […]
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I would love to see one exquisite picture every day. But more often than not, every other day… week… or month, will have to do. […]
It was brilliant. Beautiful. Fascinating. We could have spent the entire day there and more. For Debbie’s Six Word Saturday