A collection of 18 posts
Artistic Influences on Art Works by Anne Newman: Part 1 - The Early Years
I am often asked about the influences on my artistic journey and hope this post might fill in a few gaps. It features an article about my paintings (and a bit more) written in 2004 by Anna McClelland who was a member of the Waverley Art Society.
Van Gogh, Imp Hung and Newcastle, Australia
Over the past two days you have seen ceramic tiles created by Taiwanese artist Imp Hung and inspired by some of the world's most famous paintings. Today Imp shares her thoughts and connections with Van Gogh and the starry, starry night. Image credit: Imp Hung
Growing Artistic Talent in the Right Environment
Artistic talent is definitely enhanced by beautiful surroundings as illustrated by a visit I had to the magnificent property that originally belonged to Arthur Merric and Minnie Boyd - forebears of Australia's artistic royal family. Come - visit with me.
Brexit and the Art World
As part of my thinking about the effects of **political turmoil** on artists I started to ask the question: ###What is all the hype surrounding **Brexit** doing to the art world? The easy and obvious answer is that **Cartoonists are having a field day over Brexit**.
Political Unrest and Artists: The Great Depression
After writing the blogs about the American artist **Lee Krasner** and learning about her ability to survive through personal problems but also through **The Great Depression**, I started thinking about **the effects of politcal uncertainty on artists**.