A fine piece on Clyfford Still

I just found this when trawling the web and had to share it with you.


The flurry of jagged forms across this mural-sized painting seems to flutter and mesh at the same time.  With its massive scale and brutal fracture of blacks and reds and tiny flames of yellow and magenta at the periphery, the canvas appears formed more by the forces of nature than by pictorial logic.

Read the rest of the article by James Kalm here.


How to collect art: a guide

Dream Desert by M.K. Hajdin

Dream Desert by M.K. Hajdin



Well, I was going to write a blog about how to collect art, but Marianna Stark beat me to it.   Check out her guide here.  My favorite bit of advice?  “No rude noises.”



Why does art cost so much money?


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I take a stab at answering that question here.

I wrote a couple things about how to talk to artists.

Blue forest by M.K. Hajdin

Blue forest by M.K. Hajdin

Don’t know much about art?  Afraid you’ll feel awkward when talking to an artist?  Don’t worry, help is at hand.  You’ll never go wrong if you follow these helpful tips.

First, the DOs when talking to an artist.

Then, the DON’Ts.

Remember, art is for everyone, not just the 1%.

I’m now being represented by Xanadu Gallery

I’m very pleased to announce that I am now represented by Xanadu Gallery.

If you have a moment, will you give them a click to support me?

Click on the pic to see my gallery at Xanadu.  Or click here.