On Creativity

In tune with my most recent post I decided to reblog this post when I visited the exhibit at the New York Botanical Gardens dedicated to one of my favorite artists Frida Kahlo.

Poemattic: Poetry and Art for the Soul

“The creative mind plays with the objects it loves”

                                                 – Carl Jung

Tools of the trade

I recently visited the exhibit of Frida Kahlo at the New York Botanical Gardens. I took this picture of the desk where she painted. I imagined her sitting there looking around at her beautiful garden. I have many of her biographies and books that illustrate her work. The complexity and depth of her soul is in her work. I have different storage places for my paints, pens, pencils and brushes. These are among some of the objects I love. I see them as extensions of my mind and  a creative source. All I need to do is walk by a vase full of paint brushes (the older the better) and I cannot resist the urge to create something. Sometimes I fall in…

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