Who is The Folk Artist?While folk artists are skilled artisans, in general, folk art is not concerned with the “qualities,” “influences,” or the “requirements” of fine art. Instead, it is concerned with capturing “directness” from its imaginative naturalness, as well as through its innate simplicity. Folk art is artistic creativity performed by people who are self taught, or by those who learned their skill from having it taught or handed down to them, such as from family members.
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileIt’s rare that I greet new television programs with anything other than a faint “meh.” But this morning, I was positively giddy thinking about the debut of a brand new version of The Electric Company, which is set to debut on small screens tonight (check your local TV listings, as times and stations vary).The original Electric Company was created by the Children’s Television Workshop as a sort of sophisticated companion piece for those on the verge of outgrowing Sesame Street (if outgrowing Sesame Street is even possible!); it was a staple of my childhood years.Though I have only hazy memories of it now (they mostly consist of fleeting images of Morgan Freeman’s young face or Rita Moreno shouting “Hey, you guys!”), the mere mention of an Electric Company remake inspired some major nostalgia and sent me searching for vintage YouTube clips. The results were hilarious and downright trippy; in fact, I can’t believe my parents ever let me watch anything this cool:The new, PBS created Electric Company shares the original program’s goal of teaching young audience members reading skills with the help of entertaining vignettes and instructive, catchy songs. This time ’round, young viewers can expect guest appearances from the likes of Whoopi Goldberg, Jimmy Fallon, Sean Kingston and Wyclef Jean.
Life is for living! And it doesn’t really matter what’s going on in your life right now whether joy or despair or boredom this is still true. Obviously a life filled with ‘good stuff’ seems to be a life that is easier to enjoy, I agree. But any life yours or mine really can be enjoyed, moment by moment..
And since you can group with friends and the combat is likely more engaging they are far, far more interesting than what XV offers. The world really is massive but it just felt so. Empty.. This is the price. 50% upfront. Tell me if that works for you..
Adidas NMD CS1 and NMD CS2 are both early entries to the trend, but they also recently done up the 3ST.002 which looks great, as well as laceless ultraboosts and Crazy ADVs among others, like the Alexander Wang Run Clean. Puma collab with Han Kjobenhavn on the Court PlatformSneaker is the most intersting thing they done in years. Nike has skin in the sock shoe game too, like Gakou, and the Vapormax Moc is part of the trend in its own way.