ARTWRITING

all posts were inspired by art posted on artwritedaily or artwriteforkids

 

ArtWrite 12/4: Alec Egan

Silver and Gold Follow me, if you will, up the flagstone path, up the brick steps, pushing through the screen door to my childhood home...

ArtWrite 11/9: Patrick Quarm

“Mama’s bagging the bag, girls,” Ebella called from the front door. Louise and Vida came running out of their bedroom, still in their...

Art Write 10/29: Shailee Mehta

After her mother confiscated her phone, she made Kayla sit down on the bed and handed her one of her gigantic art books. It was open. "I...

ArtWrite 10/26 Robert Hooper

No Matter What Happens lunar faces look down at our neatly bisected pedestal pondering the fate of our divisibility they don't notice the...

ArtWrite 10/24: Per Adolfsen

The screen door slammed. His thinking chair. Please. Grace hadn’t even stopped to put on her boots. The grass was wet beneath her bare...

ArtWrite 10/23: Edie Fake

I realized last year that childhood Sundays weren’t ever as fun as I remembered them being. I blockaded myself into the corner of my room...

ArtWrite 10/20: Daisy Patton

My husband and I raised our sons in the brownstone apartment in which I grew up. The presence of the past was impossible to avoid. Every...

ArtWrite 10/14: Aliza Nisenbaum

The sections of the Sunday paper had already separated and fallen into an unruly pile. I was sprawled on my back on the day bed with Nick...

ArtWrite 10/13: Becky Lewis

The Inspirational Vines By Bellamy Burke Ashley was in her painting room and was really struggling on what she wanted to paint next. She...

ArtWrite 10/10: Bruno Leydet

Masks on the bedside table, between the couch cushions, on every counter. Everywhere like reading glasses. Under the front seat of my...

ArtWrite 10/9: Ruth Root

Sometimes Joely’s brain felt like a rubber band that couldn't stretch wide enough. It was an unsettling feeling, and all kinds of things...

ArtWrite 10/7: Katie Merz

When Francie Nolan’s’ little brother suggests she go to a far off college so she can get rid of her Brooklyn accent, Francie, the heroine...

ArtWrite 10/6: Mary Brenneman

It’s all I want to look at right now. Uncomplicated beauty. Except I can’t help complicating it. I can’t be passive. Back and forth I go...

ArtWrite 10/5: Mills Brown

Before I left New York to live in Brittany for my senior year of high school, I fell in love with a Kenzo dress during a shopping trip to...

10/3: LYNN HEINZ

It began with reapplying eyeliner multiple times before she succeeded in drawing a line that wasn’t too thick and ended with a pile of...

10/1: Raelis Vasquez

I’d much rather watch actors rehearse a scene than attend a performance. Behind-the-scenes documentaries of ballet companies, podcasts...

ArtWrite 9/30: Julie Maren

I’ve been obsessed with Julie Maren since I launched ArtWrite. Her work got me thinking about how to approach writing about color, so...

ArtWrite 9/28: Hiroshi Tachibana

I’m a huge believer in the process of writing, and the first step is always a free write. No structure, no coherence, no intention, no...

ArtWrite 9/27: Rebecca Brodskis

During the final weeks of my first pregnancy, I felt like I was stuck at an airport gate waiting to board a delayed flight to an exotic...

 

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