Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

‘Street art’ is a pretty slippery idea. At first glance, we could slap a pretty easy definition on it: art in the streets. The common examples are paint-based (usually spray paint) visual presentations. A sort of post-vandalism graffiti art. But then again – unless the artist asked permission to adorn a particular private or public

On looking deeply. The practice of appreciating and looking deeply into works of art is identical to the practice of appreciating and looking deeply into fellow human beings.

Same practice, different medium. When we first look at a painting, we see the individual brush strokes, the colors, and so on.  These sensations, our first impressions, are

Beauty above us. The stars – one of the most basic sources of beauty we treasure. How many times have you gazed into a night sky and marveled at the wonders above you? For as long as humans have been making art, we’ve been striving to recreate and represent the beauty above us. Modern advancements

Behind the camera. Today we wrap up Part 2 of our exploration of a few pieces from photographer Qi Wong – be sure to check out Part 1! 1 of 3   Qi: This was shot was taken at 7AM right after sunrise about an hour away from Los Angeles. Driving by, this location caught my

1 of 8   Sixth collection! Bite-size harmonies of poetry and visual art; expressions of life, truth, and wisdom; snippets to breathe inspiration, wonder, and beauty into your being. If you’ve enjoyed these, revisit the previous Snippets of Beauty collection! Is there a quote you think would make a great Snippet of Beauty? Tell us in

Behind the camera. Qi Wong is a photographer with a keen eye for capturing and creating expressive vibrance in seemingly simple shots. Multicultural and bilingual herself, Qi has travelled the world taking pictures and building a worldliness of cultural immersion that lives in her art. Qi’s work speaks deeply to the dynamism of humanity: the