The artist Paul Reynard wrote: “A work of art is necessarily incomplete. It is a way of learning.” We’re all in this process of art-making, whether we think of ourselves as artists or not, because we’re all learners. Reynard was asked before he died, “What is the place of art in contemporary life?” He responded, [ Read more … ]
Paul Reynard Exhibit: December 5-9 New York, Art Directors Club
The artist Paul Reynard was asked before he died, “What is the place of art in contemporary life?” He responded, “The question could well be formulated as ‘What is the place of love in contemporary life?’” I’ve always loved that statement–it says so much. I’m also enthralled with his writings on the creative process. He [ Read more … ]
Seeking something that doesn’t come by itself
The cool thing about having a blog is hearing from people all over the world that I would never have met in any other way. Last year I posted a quote by the artist Paul Reynard, and a couple weeks ago Paul’s wife sent me an email from France. She just happened to be perusing [ Read more … ]
We are seeking something that doesn’t come by itself.
Last Friday January 23rd, the French painter and art teacher Paul Reynard died in his New York home. He wasn’t particularly well known for his art in the United States (in fact I couldn’t find any images of his paintings on the Internet.) However, I loved something he once said about the creative process: “…there [ Read more … ]