I saw a council estate on TV last week where there was a lot of poverty and drug taking. The problems weren’t just lack of money, there was also a lack of nature. It needed green fields and they need trees to be planted. I also see lots of speed humps and traffic calming on the worst estates too.
I went to Walsall new art gallery this week, searching for inspiration. That dead sheep encased in formaldehyde was the main exhibit in the Damien Hirst exhibition. There was some works from more conventional artists too.
I took this photo in May, doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? At the time of writing I can see blue sky and sunshine, we didn’t see much of that through the summer and now Autumn is flying by. It will soon be Christmas and we have to prepare, save up for some stamps to post our Christmas cards!
Regular readers will know I try to use a camera and a computer to create art. Last Sunday, I took over 100 photographs and tried to create something; is it art? If I created something people like and consider to be art, then I think it is! I like the picture above and that one I would consider to be art. Other people might not! Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and so is art. (more…)