In Search of Art

A desert mirage is a dance of distorted light and a willingly altered perspective; the shimmering waves in the distance look liquid, and believing it makes it so.  Finding art is like that; the critical mind only sees desert and desolation, but if you look for the fantastical oasis, it will be there.

This is a collection of random and spontaneous photos that represent the art that is always in the background, or otherwise hiding in plain sight. You can find it on your commute:

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Or even as a backdrop for the escalator at the mall:

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This one is hard to guess:

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Obviously, it’s the multi-colored soap on the windshield at a car wash.

Sometimes the context is everything:

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Some of the coolest moments are at home. With office supplies:

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Mother’s Day is a good excuse to find art, just don’t go to Hallmark..

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In fact, my favorite artists are all right at home. Not only are they talented, their work is affordable!

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You might find something inspiring at school, with some local flavor:

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Sometimes you have to get lost in the hills,

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or take a moment at work to engage the other side of your brain.

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This is a foreign world, but one very close to home. (40x Gram stain)

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