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kiki smith: "It's on a daily basis. I'm always taken care of by my work. You let go of your own idea and let the work go where it needs to go. And that's sometimes very uncomfortable. One learns to linger in discontent and not be judgmental, but to have faith."

kiki smith : It's on a daily basis. And that's sometimes very uncomfortable. One learns to linger in discontent and not be judgmental .

For my teenage daughter, for myself, & each person who compares themselves to someone else. CHIN UP & CARRY ON! :)

Wednesday Words of Wisdom – January 15, 2014

For my teenage daughter, for myself, & each person who compares themselves to someone else. CHIN UP & CARRY ON!

#Repost @thehappyhealthywoman Boom! Monday motivation for ya! I love when people tell me they don't have time to work out but spend an hour or more on social media EVERY DAY! I love when people tell me gluten free or organic is too expensive but their nails are beautifully done and hair all highlighted. Real talk today. Stop giving me lame excuses. Just tell me it's not a priority. You have the time. You could adjust your budget. You just choose not to. I'm sure many of you kicking ass out…

Instead of saying "I don't have time" try saying "It's not a priority" and see how that feels.

julie mehretu

Q&A: Julie Mehretu, Mogamma (A Painting in Four Parts) - faith mcclure

"I owe it all to chocolate and young men" Beatrice Wood    When I am older, I will /certainly/ wear purple. Often.

Beatrice Wood by William Gray Harris Photography. Artist/bohemian Beatrice Wood’s most productive years were from age 80 until her death at When asked about the secret to her longevity, she usually replied "art books, young men and chocolate.

Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work. - Chuck Close, artist paralysed by a catastrophic spinal artery collapse in 1988. He  continues to paint with a brush strapped onto his wrist. #perseverance #vision #hero

Chuck Close in his studio working on the painting John, Recommended by Andrea Beaty, author of Artist Ted.

Archetypal wise woman artist Beatrice Wood.   Her most productive years were from age 80 to 105. "I owe it all to art books, chocolate and young men."

It's never too late to live juicy! Her most productive years were from age 80 to "I owe it all to art books, chocolate and young men." Photo by Tony Cunha 1986

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