What does being an artist mean?
Having an inner creativity and possessing the means through which to express it.
What does one need in order to engage in any art form?
Discipline, concentration, patience, supreme concern.
From “The  Art of Loving” by Erich Fromm 1956.

 

l'angelo musicante finito-the musical angel finished Gentile da Fabriano
Particolare da Cappella della Maddalena Giotto vero affresco Giotto
particolare da Pala d S. Egidio Beato Angelico Beato Angelico
Madonna da Polittico Valleromita Painting
il fronte del cassettone restaurato Restoration
P1010241 (Small) Sculptures
carta_filigranata Terra del duca
Virtualis
Andra Ippoliti at work