It’s unfortunate that the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green has been long forgotten until now. Who is Nathan “Nearest” Green, you ask? To be honest, I found myself asking the very same question until I discovered him. His life has been overshadowed for generations, but he is a very prominent figure in a rather unexpected line of work: distilling alcohol for the now famous brand Jack Daniel.
Nature is one of the most popular topics to include in artwork. From breath-taking landscapes to even the simplest of things like a tree or an insect, nature has always been a source of inspiration for many artists. There are so many ways to enhance a lively nature scene. Martyna Zoltaszek has accomplished this in many of her beautiful and captivating pieces.
When you hear about the world of fashion, you usually don’t think about a prison sentence. The two topics being discussed at the same time was pretty unlikely, until social media users learned about Rashod Stanley’s story. Stanley has posted some of the most innovative designs to hit the fashion market, while incarcerated at a Georgia prison. Not only has he proven himself to be a pioneer in the world of fashion, but he has also serves as an inspiration for those who may have ran into a few hurdles a long the way.
For centuries, music has proven to have an impact on our lives, regardless of whether we like it or not. With the right mixture of tantalizing beats and powerful lyrics, the art of music plays with our imagination and evokes emotions that we may never have known about. Sometimes, just a few simple words in a song can hit us. I would have to say that was the case with rising star, Ava Max.
Art is a medium in which a person, through creative means, can delve into to find his or herself and cultivate an identity that may have been unexpected. In fact, the late Thomas Merton has blessed us with a thoughtful statement: “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” This was the case for Atlanta-based painter, Muhammad Yungai.