Murmurations of Art

Cool person eh? you’ve gone to far… ūüėČ

Mindflight

Mindflight is, above all, a site for artists. ¬†I recently had a short discussion about what ‚ÄúLife is Art‚ÄĚ means. ¬†Being in a philosophical mood, I started thinking about it. ¬†A fellow blogger and all around cool person, StreetPsychiatrist, said ‚Äújust imagine if one could infuse art into the most mundane of activities‚Ķ that would be something of a masterpiece.‚ÄĚ

I agree!

I started thinking about all the ways art has been incorporated into daily life across times, across the globe.  I recalled aboriginal dot paintings that are beautiful but tell how to find water holes.  I thought about beaded bags and knife sheaths among the natives of the American Plains.  I thought about the delicate laquerware of old Japan, and the paintings on their paper room dividers.  I thought about the beautifully turned furniture of Victorian England.  I thought of murals in my own city.  I thought of…

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