It’s important to slow down and take time for self-care, and art can be the perfect entry to a moment of rest.
Take a moment to meditate on emotion with a beloved artwork from our collection: Claude Monet’s Water Lilies (Nymphéas).
Take a few minutes to meditate on sound with Anders L. Zorn’s At the Piano.
Enjoy this guided meditation paired with Saitô Kiyoshi’s Red Flower.
I believe that the beauty of repetition is something that is not explored enough yet.
Whoever wants to know something about me, they should look attentively at my pictures and there seek to recognize what I am and what I want.
Focusing isn’t just an optical activity, it is also a mental one.
Enjoy this guided meditation paired with Mary Cassatt’s A Portrait of the Artist’s Mother. Follow along with the audio or text below.
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
Always continue walking a lot and loving nature, for that’s the real way to learn to understand art better and better. Painters understand nature and love it, and teach us to see.
I found that the very landscapes started looking like prints to me. I do not paint subjective impressions. My work is based on reality, I cannot falsify, even though I can simplify.