steven j. simmons - artist

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Pictured above:  TBD

 

Yesterday evening I was in a bit of a grumpy mood and knew that I needed something to boost my spirits, so I headed to my local art supply store and bought two blank canvases, one of which is pictured above. As I walked out of the store holding the two blank canvases I felt an immediate rush of positive energy, which reminded me of a few thoughts from one of my favorite artists:

 

"An empty canvas is a living wonder... far lovelier than certain pictures."

(Wassily Kandinsky)

 

And ...

 

"An empty canvas, apparently really empty, that says nothing and is without significance – almost dull, in fact – in reality, is crammed with thousands of undertone tensions and full of expectancy. Slightly apprehensive lest it should be outraged."  

 (Wassily Kandinsky)

 

I can feel the living wonder, the tense undertones and the unlimited expectations ...


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