Welcome to my blog. My name is Sherburn LaBelle.
I hope to give you a glimpse into the unique world of the art perspective.
Artists struggle within the confines and parameters of the real world
often unnoticed. Their work cradles us in hopeful potential.
They envision a world that embraces diversity
giving culture voice and integrity.
BY SARAH GOTTESMAN (reprinted, ARTSY EDITORIAL) Of all the colors, blue is the most liked by both men and women. It’s no surprise, then, that many artists—Louise Bourgeois, Yves Klein, and Wassily Kandinsky among them—have expressed preference for it. According to...read more
Brian Boucher, Senior Writer for Artnet The Obama Foundation Fellowship program seeks to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. Artists have a new opportunity...read more
NEWS / PUBLIC POST / a public monument to cultural freedom & respect for diversity. Cecil Balmond OBE, ARTIST, ARCHITECT & ENGINEER & sponsored by the Farhang Foundation. The Freedom Sculpture, is a “Statue of Liberty” for the West Coast -- It is an...read more
MOBILE MINDS: Culture, Knowledge and Change will be the theme of the 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture to be held in Kuala Lumpur on 11-14 March 2019. The World Summit, to be co-hosted by IFACCA and the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) of the...read more
Social group restores young people's confidence by teaching them how to perform circus tricks in Mardin. Excellent article By Guest Writer: Mohammed Jamjoom @MIJamjoom...read more
Famed ancient monument in Delos, Greece, reopens with performance raising awareness about the plight of refugees. Teo Kermeliotis Hecuba, a Refugee is performed on the Greek island of Delos. A forceful cry breaks from her lips as she spreads her arms wide open. The...read more
If'igen Bico & her work, "Traces Left Behind" receives SWD Award. Save World Draw is proud to announce that If’igen Bico, an artist of Turkish/Greek heritage, is the new recipient of the Save World Draw’s 2016 Award, “Small Grant For Marvelous Ideas”. We will be...read more
Written by Shiraz Hassan It is possible that soon, pottery-making will be nothing more than part of a curriculum restricted to art schools. In this part of the world, where the remains of Moenjedaro and Harappa provide the world with glimpses of centuries-old...read more
By: Duniya Aslam Khan: eds. Kate Bond and Tim Gaynor | 26 November 2015 Every stroke of Manizha’s brush tells a story. Through her art, hundreds of women have been given a voice, a chance to speak out about their harrowing experiences of life under the Taliban....read more
November, 2015. Above poem by an unknown poet. Artist, If'igen Bico, keen eye caught this writing on the wall at the at a transit refugee camp in Athens along with many other drawings. This poem is written in Farsi & translated here into english. In the garden...read more
Guest Writer: Jennifer Glasse / Source Al Jazeera His plan is to make Kabul the graffiti capital of the world, one mural at a time. It won't be an easy task; there are kilometres of blast walls in the Afghan capital, symbols of the perilous security here. Artist Kabir...read more
There is something quite profound and humbling looking at an ancient artifact. This is also true with an architectural site that was constructed eons ago. Exploring these ancient places and relics is what I call mind-travel. It provides a spacial context for a...read more