Category Archives: Happiness is Art

Holiday Happiness: The Poetry & Wisdom of Khalil Gibran

The Poetry & Wisdom of Khalil Gibran The holidays are a very stressful time for everyone and an exceptionally hard time for some.  So, until the New Year I’ll be posting a Holiday Happiness post each day to try help … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art – Great Paintings

Happiness is Art – Great Paintings Every picture shows a spot with which the artist has fallen in love.                    ~ Alfred Sisley Tonight a collection of really amazing paintings, many you’ve probably never seen before, enjoy and have a happy … Continue reading

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Happiness is Photography: St. Boniface Cemetery

Happiness is Photography: St. Boniface Cemetery To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art: Andy Warhol

Happiness is Art: Andy Warhol Everyone needs a fantasy ~ Andy Warhol Andy Warhol was a freakin genius! I say that as someone who quite honestly never really dug his work.  The pop art thing never really did it for … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art: Burning Man

Happiness is Art: Burning Man Art is not what you see but what you make others see ~ Degas Burning Man is coming up, one of my favorite times and festivals, my ticket should arrive in the next couple of … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art: Storytelling

Happiness is Art: Storytelling Stories are a communal currency of humanity. —Tahir Shah, in Arabian Nights I love storytelling, I love nothing better to tell or hear a good story.  I was fortunate recently to be in the Arctic and have … Continue reading

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Happiness is Sculptural Weaving

Happiness is Sculptural Weaving The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~ Aristotle As I mentioned in an earlier post and book review of the Happiness Habit, I recently attended … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Paulo Coehlo

The Wisdom of Paulo Coehlo Life was always a matter of waiting for the right moment to act. ~ Paulo Coehlo Recently as I have been researching information for other pieces I have been encountering the words of Paulo Coehlo, … Continue reading

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SF MOMA and Andy Warhol

SF MOMA and Andy Warhol Dying is the most embarassing thing that can happen to you, someone else has to take care of all of your details. ~ Andy Warhol A couple of weekends ago I finally decided to make … Continue reading

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Happiness is Art: Chihuly

Happiness is Art: Chihuly   I never met a color I didn’t like ~ Dale Chihuly     Tonight a look at a really amazing glass artist, you’ve almost certainly seen his work in Las Vegas or at the Monterey … Continue reading

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