Posts written by: Marisa

Yao Cheng’s Watercolors go with the Intuitive Flow

Yao Cheng’s Watercolors go with the Intuitive Flow

Yao Cheng's love of patterns, textures and rich colors comes through vividly in everything she creates. She shared some of her thoughts and feelings about her artwork with UncommonGoods, including that she's always happy "when it's just me, my brush and that new piece of watercolor paper in front of me."
El Anatsui: All That Glitters Isn’t Gold

El Anatsui: All That Glitters Isn’t Gold

Moved by the captivating, large-scale pieces created from found materials by El Anatsui, a self-proclaimed "ethnocentrista" shares a personal account of her experience viewing works by the Nigeria-based artist exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum.
Midwinter Art Break

Midwinter Art Break

The holidays are over, and winter stretches ahead. Sometimes it’s stunningly beautiful. Sometimes it can be bleak. Sometimes, just boring. Fortunately, painters, sculptors, carvers, collagists, craftspeople and photographers have created glorious art about all the faces of winter. Looking at their work can feel like a mini-staycation, a meditation, or a moment of bliss. Isn’t that always true about good art?