This is a magnificent post and one that should appeal to all art lovers.
As you’ve probably gathered, the arts are a huge part of my life. And this is my mantra:
Without the arts,
We have no culture.
We have no society.
We have no civilisation.
And without civilisation,
We have anarchy.
Which, in itself, is paradoxical, because so many artists are viewed as rebels to society. To me, artists aren’t rebels, they are pioneers. They show us new ways of interpreting the world.
Art galleries are my cathedrals. They are the places I go to escape from reality and immerse myself in the presence of their genius.
Here are a few of my favourite artists. (I haven’t included ones that I’ve already written individual posts about, such as Modigliani, Chang or Lautrec.)
As you can see, I’m quite traditional in a lot of respects. What I love about much of the impressionistic work is the space, light, colour, composition…
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