ART BLOG

Books for Thought

By zoeschwartz | August 15, 2018

I’ve always been extremely fascinated with the abundance of knowledge one can discover by simply opening the pages of a book.  Many of life’s secrets can be revealed through literature in the most beautiful way.  You see, I often stumble upon certain books on accident; whether I happen to be bored perusing a bookshelf at…

A Country Longing and the Magic of Thinking like Davinci

By zoeschwartz | December 14, 2017

I am extremely fascinated by stories.  Ever since I can remember, I longed to be captivated by tales of mystery, of fantasy and adventure.  I owe this to my insanely creative family: to my Mom for cultivating the creation of the Littlest Crab and for my Grandpa (Papa) for completely infatuating my pre-teen mind with…

A New Found Love of Basquiat

By zoeschwartz | August 2, 2017

Powerful expressions of inner angst, fused together by passionately bold strokes, Jean-Michele Basquiat’s works have an edge to them, that in my opinion emanates pure artistic genius.  Every work of art, no matter the creator, always has some type of emotion… I mean its inevitable.  And Basquiat’s paintings radiate emotion mixed with a peculiar insanity,…

Discovering some favorites of the MOMA…again?

By zoeschwartz | July 13, 2017

Curiosity.  A quality that plays a major role in my optimism; my openness to the world; my determination to learn about people and places and history.  Curiosity has lead me down paths I would have never expected to travel on. Being the curious gal I am in a city with an incredible amount of wonders…

On Banksy: Mastering the Art of Context with an Idea and a Wall

By zoeschwartz | May 11, 2017

Banksy- the illusively legendary artist, with a voice so loud it echoes throughout streets around the world. One of my all time favorite street artists, this character’s passion to break the rules and make a statement about society in the process, inspires me in a fantastic way.  In my opinion, pure brilliance.   I wrote…

Intro to Zoe: the artist

By zoeschwartz | May 10, 2017

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY.  2002. Dance by Henri Matisse.   My strawberry blonde hair, maryjane shoes, and a mind full of wonder had come upon what my 6 year old self had found to be an amazing work of inspiration. The quiet of the room, the empowering size of the…