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Tuesday, February 23, 2010
  French Artist Bernard Lorjou
I like discovering interesting artists that I have never heard of before. French artist Bernard Lorjou (1908-1986) is one of them. I still don't know much about him but I like his work.

french artist bernard lorjou
Bernard Lorjou - Bull and Bullfighter (The Friends)

jazz pianist painting
Bernard Lorjou - The Jazz Pianist

circus painting
Bernard Lorjou - Circus Horse on Hind Legs

King David painting
Bernard Lorjou - King David

More of his work can be seen at Lorjou.com (it's a little challenging to navigate but worth the effort) or at the official Bernard Lorjou website.
 
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
  Procrastination
"Procrastination refers to the deferment of actions or tasks to a later time. Psychologists often cite such behavior as a mechanism for coping with the anxiety associated with starting and/or completing any task or decision. There are three criteria for a behavior to be classified as procrastination: it must be counterproductive, needless, and delaying.

Procrastination may result in stress, a sense of guilt and crisis, severe loss of personal productivity, as well as disapproval by others for not meeting responsibilities or commitments. These feelings combined may promote further procrastination. While it is regarded as normal for people to procrastinate to some degree, it becomes a problem when it impedes normal functioning. Chronic procrastination may be a sign of an underlying psychological disorder."



So, I have a label I can hide behind now. It's not me to blame for the lack of posts, it's the "psychological disorder" of "chronic procrastination" which I suffer from to blame. I knew all along that it wasn't my fault and wikipedia has proven me right. ;-)

Sorry if I haven't replied to your emails or comments lately, I really have been pretty vacant. I'm back on the horse now and holding tightly to the feisty little filly.

I wonder what has been happening in the world of art...
 
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