Narratives

August 11, 2018

"I bask in the hot sun - not quite feeling its intensity as my legs are knee-deep in this creek they call "Icicle".... Read more of my art narratives at www.jenniferfleming.com

April 9, 2017

Katie sat at the breakfast table, creating a drawing of everyone's chosen cloth napkins, and pairing them with their corresponding glassware. When I laughed and asked her what she was doing, she calmly replied "I'm warming up with some low-stakes art."

Brilliant.

Art for the sake of loosening up, practicing, keeping her hands busy.

No other stress or expectations for it.

Deliberate usage of common materials, perhaps non-archival i...

May 27, 2016

While at the Kröller-Müller Museum in Holland, I read a portion of a letter written in 1886 from Vincent Van Gogh to his brother Theo. He confesses: 
"You know, Jeannin has the peony and Quost has the hollyhock, but I am in a way the one who has the sunflower." ​


This triggered my concern about repeating images (or compositions, or processes for that matter). Is it OK for an artist to identify with a style and a specific aest...

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