Creative Philosophy Fine Art

Flowers Speak to You – Are you Listening

My sustained investigation of black and white floral studies may seem nostalgic next to the preference for color demonstrated by most artists. But the restricted palette, which recalls that of photographers Robert Mapplethorpe, and Imogen Cunningham, is most effective at conveying their poetic voice, often with sensual and erotic undertones. The calla lily captured my […]

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In Celebration of Bastille Day

The 14th of July is the day of the national French celebration. Established in 1880, this date commemorates both the storming of the Bastille on the 14th July 1789, which ended absolute rule, and the Festival of the Federation of the 14th July 1790. Celebrations are held all over France with fireworks. We are all […]

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Artistic Expression of the Orchid

Most artists focus on the saturated vibrant colors of their floral studies which can confuse the eye. My focus is on two complementary colors – black and white. Black and white photography is cleaner, and a good image can enhance the subject’s features – shape, lines and textures – the focus of my artwork. The […]