Wednesday 16 October 2013

The Artist Unleashed: INSPIRED BY A PROSTITUTE, by Alyssa Linn Palmer

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  1. I love the idea of exploring the relationship that develops between artist and subject. I think there are so many aspects of humanity that could be revealed! Sounds so interesting!

  2. Sounds like you were in the Musee d'Orsay. I've always been on the artist side as well in drawing classes. Good idea for a different POV.

    1. Yes, I was. Such a fantastic museum. :)
      Quite possibly my favourite museum of all time, in fact.
      (One of these days I'll write something based around Rodin's 'Gates of Hell'.)

  3. What an excellent "pilgrimage" - enjoyed your article!

  4. I love hearing about the inspiration behind various works of art/literature. Your book sounds compelling, particularly given your background. I can't wait to read it!


“I'm using my art to comment on what I see. You don't have to agree with it.” ~John Mellencamp

“Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social grace” ~Judith S. Marin

“I don't ever try to make a serious social comment.” ~Paul McCartney

“I'd make a comment at a meeting and nobody would even acknowledge me. Then some man would say the same thing and they'd all nod.” ~Charlotte Bunch

“Probably what my comment meant was that I don't care about the circumstances if I can tell the truth.” ~Sally Kirkland

“We're not going to pay attention to the silliness and the petty comments. And quite frankly, women have joined me in this effort, and so it's not about appearances. It's about effectiveness.” ~Katherine Harris