Thursday, July 12, 2018

The Print Show

The whole culture is telling you to hurry,
while the art tells you to take your time.
Always listen to the art.
~Junot Diaz~

Today after volunteering at the hospital,
I walked across the street to The Hub, a gallery space with ever changing exhibitions.
Today's exhibit was printmaking done by the students of Kuwait University's Interior Architecture Department.
It was interesting to read their artist statements and to hear about the techniques they used in their printmaking.

The diversity of work and talent on display was inspiring to see.
Art enables us to find ourselves
and lose ourselves at the same time.
~Thomas Merton~
Happy Thursday!


Maya Kuzman said...

What a fabulous exhibition Tammy! SO many talented artists!

Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Tammy,
Art is like balm for the soul where we can dream and float on the sea of time.
We all need that and even more so in this hectic world.
Lovely photos!

Teresa Kasner said...

Wow.. what a lot of wonderful art in that exhibit! Thank you for sharing it. You're selfie is cool, artsy and you're gorgeous. ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

Betsy said...

Thank you SO much for taking us with you to the exhibition. The pictures are stunning and so are you my friend.

Preeti said...

It is nice that you can spend some time visiting exhibitions. My husband is also an art lover but the weekends are mostly gone into extra work and rest. I should plan on visiting nearby art galleries.

Beca said...

Inspiring artwork Tammy. ♥
xx Beca

kathyinozarks said...

These printed art pieces are amazing thank you for sharing them with us.
I loved the first quote especially
Happy weekend

Kit said...

What a wonderful exhibit! Quite a few lovely pieces. I liked seeing your selfie too! :) Kit

Angie said...

How cool you have a rotating exhibit so close to you … inspiration abounds. And I LOVE your selfie - a perfect and fitting ending with that quote!

Soma @ said...

Love the quotes you shared, yes, always listen to the art. Thank you so much for sharing the exhibit. I really enjoyed it. The prints are beautiful.


Mrs. Micawber said...

Wow, great exhibit! I liked the one that looked like a circle of Arabic script.

The gallery walls remind me of Braille. :)

Rostrose said...

Hello dearest Tammy,
isn't it a pitty that the whole culture is telling us to hurry?!?! I prefere taking time and watching art, too (or being in the nature - which is also some wonderful kind of art) :-) <3
Hugs my dear,

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

You are so right that everyone is in a hurry these days! Lovely works of art with the prints!

Serena Lewis said...

Wonderful exhibit! I've never fully understood the whole print-making process but I'm in awe. Love the quote at the start of your post. We need more slowing-down.

Cute selfie!

ANNA said...

Hola soy Anna de Poemias,
espero estes bien hace tiempo que no se de vos

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