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Interpreting Abstract Art

What is abstract art?  There is no right or wrong answer to this question.  Abstract art is open to interpretation, and that is one of the beautiful things about it. Understanding abstract art is easy: all it requires is an open mind and a big imagination. Abstract art doesn’t jump out and yell, “Oh hi, THIS […]

Marie-Thérèse Walter

Marie-Thérèse Walter was the French mistress and model of Pablo Picasso from 1927 to about 1935, and the mother of his daughter, Maya Widmaier-Picasso.  Their relationship began when she was seventeen years old; he was 45 and still living with his first wife, Olga Khokhlova.  In Picasso’s paintings, Walter always appears as blonde, sunny and bright.  Picasso and Walter kept their relationship secret.  Walter lived […]