Exceptional art has a WOW! Factor that can’t be ignored. Whatever the message, it reaches out and grabs you. First, it captures the eye, and then the mind: visually and symbolically.
You never know what you’re going to find at the end of a long hallway in an elegant European shopping arcade – but this wasn’t what I expected!
After exiting the Natchez Trace, and pointing our six-wheeled, articulated, mobile domicile east, we passed through Meridian – a small town in East Central Mississippi. This wasn’t a planned stop, but floods (and tornados) farther west forced us to keep our plans, umm … fluid.
When our artist friend Lisa in Ecuador checked in on our “Spring Fling” camping trip across the South, and learned that one of our destinations was Natchez, Mississippi, she got excited. Why? Because she has a connection.
In a recent post we published a photo of a larger-than-life bronze head by Mexican artist Javier Marin, which was on display on a side street off the main plaza in Morelia, Michoacan, Mexico.
These two pots are precisely what I envision when I think of Mexican pottery. They’re bright, colorful, and make a perfect accent.