New York City-based photojournalist Bill Lulow writes about his trip through the heart of the Delta Blues country that culminated in his visit to the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Mississippi.What better way to celebrate destiny than to dedicate this article to the many thousands of entertainers who made the Mississippi Delta the home of the blues.
Holly Ballard Martz has always been an artist, but she didn’t start out creating work with any specific political agenda. That all changed seven years ago, when a family member suffered through a debilitating bout of depression and anxiety, and encountered numerous obstacles in her quest to get the help she needed. That’s when Martz’s work took a significant turn.
Where there is opportunity, there is art. Art is an expression of the day, of history, of common occurrence and of creative expression. Computers and Digital capabilities enabled the emergence of Digital Art.
From Montana: The renowned painter Clyde Aspevig has won, to mention just a few, The Autry National Center John J. Geraghty Award, Frederic Remington Award, National Academy of Western Art’s gold medal in oil painting, Clyde discusses emotions, depth, atmosphere and the color we see in nature.
More than 100 years after they were taken, the photographs that Edward S. Curtis made of Native Americans across North America remain the iconic images of the race. Wearing trappings of skins and feathers, shells and beads, the subjects of the photographs look directly through Curtis’s lens and into the 21st century viewer’s soul, conveying a moment captured for all time.